Table 3 Reduction of phosphocholine synthesis via pmt RNAi does not reduce LET-23 activity in vulval development or uv1 cell specification
No. of Vulval Invaginations L4 StageNo. of GFP-Positive uv1 Cells
1234nAverage456nAverage
Wild typea50000501.003000304.00
let-23(sa62gf)b221101342.294981584.17
let-23(sa62gf); pmt-1 RNAi013378582.91*3280404.20
let-23(sa62gf); pmt-2 RNAi08100182.5636112494.31
  • * P < 0.05, calculated using Student’s t-test.

  • a Strain BL5715.

  • b Strain HV760.