Table 3

Activation of the Midgut Junction DH31 expressing cells is sufficient to induce ectopic contractions in the anterior midgut junction region.

Genotype

n

White light contractions/min

Blue light contractions/min

% change


w1118

20

12.7 ± 5.5

12.8 ± 2.7

+0.8%


DJ752 Gal4; UASChR2X2(with retinal)

20

11.5 ± 4.2

16.4 ± 4.0

+43% *


Cha Gal; UASChR2X2 (with retinal)

20

9.7 ± 4.5

12.2 ± 4.0

+26% **


DJ752 Gal4; UASChR2X2 (no retinal)

12

11.3 ± 3.6

9.2 ± 3.5

-19%


Cha Gal4; UASChR2X2 (no retinal)

14

11.1 ± 4.0

10.3 ± 5.0

-7%


DJ752 Gal4 (control)

16

9.1 ± 5.0

9.1 ± 4.5

0%


Cha Gal4 (control)

12

9.7 ± 4.3

8.3 ± 3.4

-14%


UASChR2X2 (control)

9

11.5 ± 3.6

11.5 ± 3.6

0%


* Significant increase in number of contractions during exposure to Blue Light when compared to the number of contractions during exposure to white light, P = 1.7E-4

**Significant increase in number of contractions during exposure to Blue Light when compared to the number of contractions during exposure to white light, P = 6.4E-4

LaJeunesse et al. BMC Physiology 2010 10:14   doi:10.1186/1472-6793-10-14

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