Table 3.

aak-2 is required cell autonomously for germ cell cycle regulation

GenotypeNumber of germ cell nuclei in dauer* (n)
(A) daf-2(e 1370)35.44±3.85 (25)
(B) daf-2(e 1370); aak-2(RNAi)65.29±8.09†A (35)
(C) rrf-1(pk1417); daf-2(e1370)35.37±3.66‡A (30)
(D) rrf-1(pk1417); daf-2(e1370); aak-2(RNAi)55.93±7.25†C (28)
(E) daf-7(e1372)33.19±4.07 (26)
(F) daf-7(e1372); aak-2(RNAi)66.90±8.02†E (10)
(G) rrf-1(pk1417); daf-7(e1372)34.90±4.36§E (10)
(H) rrf-1(pk1417); daf-7(e1372); aak-2(RNAi)57.40±9.70†G (10)
  • n, sample size.

  • * , Mean values±s.d.; all strains were ∼100% dauer constitutive at 25°C.

  • , Statistical significance using the one-tailed t-test with unequal variance (P≤0.0005), versus row `X'.

  • , As above, but P=0.47.

  • § , As above, but P=0.15.