Table 5

χ2 likelihood ratio tests comparing the percentage of egg patterning defects.

Female Genotype

mfrZ0695/mfrZ4070

mfrZ0695/mfrZ1386

mfrZ1386/mfrZ4070


mfrZ0695/Df

P < 0.0001 R2 = 0.05

P < 0.0001 R2 = 0.05

N/A

mfrZ4070/Df

P = 0.0053 R2 = 0.01

N/A

P = 0.0002 R2 = 0.02

mfrZ1386/Df

N/A

P < 0.0001 R2 = 0.02

P < 0.0001 R2 = 0.03


This χ2 analysis shows that the percentage of egg patterning defects is significantly different when the eggs produced by mfrZ0695, mfrZ4070, and mfrZ1386 over Df (Df(3L)ED4415) females are compared to females with these three alleles in heteroallelic combination.

Smith and Wakimoto BMC Developmental Biology 2007 7:21   doi:10.1186/1471-213X-7-21

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