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Table 1 Frequencies of mitotic figures observed after RNAi against the indicated genes. To determine the frequencies of cells with abnormal centrosome numbers, we examined all mitotic cells. The frequencies of the different mitotic figures were instead determined by examining only cells with two centrosomes. Thus, the total numbers of cells examined in the two types of analyses are different. Prometa, prometaphases; Meta, metaphases; Ana, anaphases; Telo, telophases; PMLES, prometaphase-like cells with elongated spindles

From: The role of Patronin in Drosophila mitosis

RNAi No. of cells No. of centrosomes No. of cells Prometa (%) Meta (%) Ana (%) Telo (%) PMLES (%) Ana+Telo (%)
1 cent. (%) > 2 cent. (%)
none (Control) 614 2.1 4.6 573 38.7 16.4 11.5 28.3 5.1 39.8
Patronin 430 5.6** 16.3** 336 37.5 17.9 8.6 28.9 7.1 37.5
Klp10A 235 4.3 9.4** 203 31.0 16.7 7.9 33.5 10.8** 41.4
Patronin + Klp10A 251 1.2 6.8 231 42.0 19.5 4.8** 23.4 10.4** 28.1**§
asp 273 5.9** 3.3 248 34.3 23.0 7.3 23.4 12.1** 30.6*
Patronin + asp 272 7.4** 22.4** 191 39.8 26.2 1.0** 11.5** 21.5** 12.6**§
dgt6 303 5.9** 4.0 273 45.4 19.0 2.6** 9.2** 23.8** 11.7**
Patronin + dgt6 260 2.3 13.1** 220 45.0 18.2 5.5* 19.5* 11.8** 25.0**
  1. * and **, significantly different from control with p < 0.05 and < 0.01, respectively, in Chi-square test. §, significantly different from the appropriate “single” RNAi cells with p < 0.05, in Chi-square test