Table 3.

Major differences in CH profiles of CMY and starch bred flies

Mean CH per fly ± SEM, ng
No antibiotic treatmentTreated with antibiotics
Peak nameRetention time (min)Identified compoundaCMY (n = 3)Starch (n = 2)CMY (n = 3)Starch (n = 3)
Females
 F1617.927-Tricosene44.7 ± 10.122.6 ± 0.525.8 ± 2.316.2 ± 0.8
 F2421.087-Pentacosene37.1 ± 7.711.1 ± 2.320.3 ± 2.510.5 ± 0.8
 FF1223.777,11-Heptacosadiene117.4 ± 21.8172.0 ± 5.650.6 ± 8.159.4 ± 8.8
 F4026.542-Methyloctacosane87.2 ± 2.5136.2 ± 4.334.2 ± 4.349.0 ± 6.1
Males
 M1216.4Cis-vaccenyl acetate9.9 ± 6.251.6 ± 7.816.2 ± 5.732.4 ± 14.0
 M1617.927-Tricosene259.1 ± 59495.4 ± 39.9181.2 ± 15.8415.0 ± 10.5
 M2421.087-Pentacosene146 ± 29.861.5 ± 8.493.1 ± 3.569.7 ± 4.8
  • aBased on the GC CH profiles of D. melanogaster (12) and on GC-MS analyses.