Table I.

Actin Bundle Size in Wild-type and Mutant Bristles

Gene copy no.TimeRelative bundle area*No. observed
forkedsinged
h%
Wild-type22406.37
Wild-type22487.511
0× forked02482.23
1× forked12465.04
6× forked624815.32
0× fascin20464.89
1× fascin214810.05
  • * The percentage of bristle cross-sectional area occupied by actin bundles was determined from transverse EM sections as described in the text. Each value is the average from a number of individual bristles (rightmost column).