Table 3

Induced expression of diptheria toxin within adult fat bodies produces lethality

Genotype% lethality
−RU486 (n)+RU486 (n)
Wild type7.1 (70)5.7 (70)
S1106/+8.0 (50)4.0 (50)
S1106/+;UAS-DTI/+9.6 (52)100.0 (50)
S230/+7.5 (40)5.0 (50)
S230/UAS-DTI10.0 (50)100.0 (50)
UAS-DTI/+6.0 (50)6.0 (50)
  • Lethality was measured after chronic administration for 7 days at 25°C. n, number assayed.