Table 1  pkd-2(sy606) males’ response to mutant hermaphrodites
H. GenotypeaH. AgebMale REcnd1DA vs. 3DAe
N21DA16 ± 495P < 0.001
N23DA65 ± 585P < 0.001
daf-22(m130)1DA7 ± 356P < 0.001
daf-22(m130)3DA66 ± 656P < 0.001
fog-2(q71)1DA63 ± 4*133NS
fog-2(q71)3DA63 ± 672NS
spe-19(hc41)1DA56 ± 5*100NS
spe-19(hc41)3DA53 ± 660NS
spe-8(hc40)1DA58 ± 6*60NS
spe-8(hc40)3DA60 ± 660NS
spe-38(eb44)1DA8 ± 395NS
spe-38(eb44)3DAf32 ± 5*95NS
vab-1(dx31)1DA23 ± 660P < 0.001
vab-1(dx31)3DA78 ± 560P < 0.001
ceh-18(mg57)1DA23 ± 488NS
ceh-18(mg57)3DA28 ± 4*108NS
fog-2; ceh-181DA18 ± 4**106
  • * P < 0.001 vs. same-age N2, Kruskal–Wallis test with Dunn's posthoc, **P < 0.001 vs. same-age fog-2, Kruskal–Wallis test with Dunn's posthoc.

  • a Hermaphrodite genotype.

  • b Hermaphrodite age; DA, days of adulthood, number of days since L4 stage.

  • c RE, response efficiency (mean ± SE), percentage of pkd-2 males responding.

  • d Number of observations.

  • e Analysis of statistical significance between age groups of same genotype.

  • f Some spe-38 hermaphrodites retained self-sperm at 3DA age.