Table 1.

Summary of RNA blot analyses

Results
Sex*Selection for RNA blot analysisTotal ESTs assayed per categorySomatic sex-specificGermline sex-specificSex-nonspecific or inconclusive
FemaleRandom10451
Chosen5212
MaleRandom10721§
Chosen7700
  • * Female or male genes as identified by statistical analysis of microarray data

  • No apparent open reading frame

  • One EST was sex-nonspecific and one from a contaminated well

  • § EST was from a contaminated well