TABLE 1.

Affects of amino acid deprivation on progeny number and genotype

DietNo. of progenyProbabilityNo. of still born progeny
Gcn2−/−Gcn2+/−Gcn2−/−Gcn2+/−
Control
    Observed151700
    Expected16160.723
Minus glycine
    Observed122230
    Expected17170.086
Minus leucine
    Observed71953
    Expected17170.013∗
Minus tryptophan
    Observed213023
    Expected25.525.50.207
  • a Probability by chi-square test. ∗, significantly deviates from expected number based upon chi-square goodness-of-fit test.