Table 1

Nuclear and mitochondrial DNA copy number in wildtype (N2)C. elegansraised ay 20 C, starting from eggs laid on k agar plates, ± standard error of the mean
Developmental stage nDNA copy number mtDNA copy number (x104) mtDNA:nDNA ratio
Egg, 0 h (n=6) 92±36 4.12±1.30 948±498
Hatch, 13 h (n=15) 890±23 6.26±0.16 71±3
Mid-L1, 21 h (n=7) 1155±57 9.96±0.58 87±4
Mid-L2, 33.5 h (n=7) 1492±119 14.00±1.45 94±7
L2/L3, 38 h (n=8) 2000±140 20.17±1.77 101±4
Early L3, 41 h (n=8) 2856±235 29.23±2.72 103±5
Late L3, 44 h (n=8) 3242±245 38.63±3.18 119±6
L3/L4, 47 h (n=7) 3967±273 48.39±3.55 123±6
Early L4, 50.7 h (n=8) 4805±205 56.12±4.02 116±5
Late L4, 54.3 (n=12) 5552±325 73.99±7.43 131±7
L4/young adult, 58 h (n=10) 6496±228 102.77±4.81 159±8
Early young adult, 66 h (n=12) 7430±550 126.49±12.18 174±13
Late young adult, 66 h (n=11) 7737±310 123.57±12.15 157±12
Adult, 70 h (n=12) 9456±315 140.72±6.10 152±10

“0 h” refers to eggs laid within a 1 h period and immediately collected frozen. “n” indicates the number of individual eggs or nematodes lysed and separately analyzed.

Leung et al.

Leung et al. BMC Pharmacology and Toxicology 2013 14:9   doi:10.1186/2050-6511-14-9

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