Table 2.

pelo is required intrinsically for controlling the maintenance of GSCs but not SSCs in the Drosophila ovary

Genotypes3 days10 days17 days24 days
Marked GSCsWild type52.8% * (216)45.3% (265)31.0% (229)28.9% (214)
pelo 1 48.6% (212)33.5% (197)19.3% (202)1.7% (181)
Marked SSCsWild type68.1% (216)55.9% (265)46.7% (229)46.7% (214)
pelo 1 74.1% (212)63.0% (197)52.5% (202)46.0% (181)
  • * Percentage of germaria containing marked GSCs, total number of germaria counted is shown in parentheses.

  • Percentage of germaria containing marked SSCs.