TABLE 1.

Fertility and fecundity of Spag6+/+, Spag6+/−, and Spag6−/− micea

Spag genotypeMale fertilitybLitter sizeFemale fertilitybLitter size
+/+8/86.8 ± 2.4*6/65.2 ± 1
+/−10/107 ± 1.37/77 ± 2
−/−0/1208/105.8 ± 1.2
  • a Mice of the indicated genotypes were caged with wild-type C57BL/6J mice of the opposite sex for 2 months or more. The number of fertile animals and litter sizes were recorded. *, Means ± standard errors.

  • b Shown are the number of fertile mice/total number of mice.