Table 6 Quantification of CID spots in WT and sunn mutant oocytes/pro-oocytes
Oocyte stages
GenotypeRegion 2ARegion 2BRegion 3Stage 2
WTa2.14 ± 0.91 (N = 21)2.19 ± 0.79 (N = 36)2.6 ± 1.07 (N = 10)3 ± 1.12 (N = 12)
<4 CID (%)95.297.29075
≥4, ≤ 8 CID (%)4.82.81025
>8 CID (%)0000
sunnb5.15 ± 1.43 (N = 26)6.96 ± 1.96 (N = 32)8.5 ± 2.8 (N = 20)8.8 ± 2.6 (N = 9)
<4 CID (%)11.5050
≥4, ≤ 8 CID (%)88.584.44544.4
>8 CID (%)015.65055.6
  • a, b Table entries in the “WT” and “sunn” lines are mean CID spots per oocyte with standard deviations. N indicates the total number of oocytes counted in the indicated region of the ovariole.

  • a Df/TM3.

  • b sunnZ3-5839/Df.