TABLE 5

% of underreplication of heterochromatin satellite DNA

PIDAPI
SpeciesMean ± SE (n)RangeMean ± SE (n)Range
C. pararufithorax18 (1)31 (1)
C. procnemis30 (1)30 (1)
C. rufithorax21 (1)31 (1)
D. acutilabella22 ± 0 (2)22
D. americana28 (1)26 ± 1 (2)25–28
D. ananassae21 ± 2 (3)17–2325 ± 0 (3)25
D. buskii22 (1)
D. equinoxialis28 ± 0 (2)28
D. erecta11 ± 2 (2)9–1322 ± 1 (2)20–21
D. funebris30 (1)
D. grimshawi32 ± 0 (1)32 (1)
D. guttifera3 ± 2 (2)1–519 ± 2 (2)17–21
D. hydei1 (1)22 ± 2 (2)21–24
D. immigrans30 ± 3 (2)27–3338 ± 1 (3)37–39
D. littoralis26 (1)
D. melanogaster26 ± 3 (4)19–3328 ± 1 (10)23–40
D. mercatorum12 (1)19 ± 3 (2)16–22
D. mimica27 ± 1 (4)25–3035 ± 1 (3)34–37
D. mojavensis8 ± 4 (3)2–1620 ± 1 (3)17–22
D. nannoptera37 ± 2 (3)34–41
D. novamexicana26 ± 1 (2)25–27
D. persimilis13 ± 1 (3)11–1422 ± 1 (3)20–23
D. pseudoobscura12 ± 4 (3)4–1620 ± 1 (3)19–21
D. repleta19 ± 1 (3)18–20
D. sechellia24 ± 0 (2)23–2527 ± 0 (2)26–27
D. simulans20 ± 1 (6)14–2328 ± 3 (7)23–38
D. virilis44 ± 1 (4)40–4842 ± 1 (5)40–46
D. willistoni14 ± 1 (3)12–1523 ± 0 (3)22–23
D. yakuba21 ± 2 (2)19–2332 ± 9 (2)23–41
H. duncani30 ± 0 (1)
S. latifasciaeformis32 ± 0 (2)32
S. lebanonensis25 ± 0 (2)25
S. palmae25 ± 0 (1)
S. stonei26 ± 0 (2)25–26
Z. badyi38 (1)
Z. ghesquerei24 (1)
Z. sepsoides46 ± 5 (2)39–53
Z. tuberculatus35 ± 2 (3)31–43
  • Mean percentage of underreplication of satellite DNA in 16C follicle cells is shown as measured by PI and DAPI. Standard error (SE), the range (lowest and highest values), and the number of strains for each species (n) are shown.