Table 4 Male–male courtship in Tre1-GAL4/Y; UAS-TraF/+ and Tre1 mutant males
Male genotypeVirgin femaleVirgin male
UAS-TraF/+34.5 ± 3.2 s386 ± 128 s (P = 0.026)
Tre1-GAL4/Y32.5 ± 3.4 s205 ± 65 s (P = 0.0099)
Tre1-GAL4/Y; UAS-TraF/+19.2 ± 3.7 s494 ± 291 s (NS)
Wild type63.9 ± 8.6 s415 ± 97.6 s (P = 0.0018)
Tre1EP49635.8 ± 8.4 s210 ± 69.9 s (P = 0.014)
  • Tre1-GAL4/Y; UAS-TraF/+ and Tre1 mutant males display an increase in male–male courtship latency. N = 3–24 males per assay (see text). Statistics were performed with Student’s t-test assuming unequal sample variances.