Table 4

Expression of diphtheria toxin within fat bodies at 18°C results in female sterility

Genotype% lethality Fecundity*
−RU486+RU486−RU486+RU486
Wild type8.0 (50)6.0 (50)14.5  ± 1.113.7  ± 1.4
S1106/+9.5 (21)10.0 (20)12.9  ± 1.512.3  ± 1.3
UAS-DTI/+8.0 (50)6.0 (50)12.4  ± 1.012.8  ± 0.9
S1106/+;UAS-DTI/+6.0 (50)8.0 (50)13.3  ± 0.90
  • * Defined as the average number of progeny produced for 2 days after treatment.