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Table 2.

Quantification of the mitotic index associated with different cell types in myt1 mutant ovaries

Mitotic index
GenotypeStem cellCystoblastTwo-cell cystocyteFour-cell cystocyteEight-cell cystocyte
myt1/+ 0.015 (n=130) 0.000 (n=62) 0.032 (n=62) 0.048 (n=62) 0.016 (n=62) 
myt1 0.300 (n=50) 0.160 (n=50) 0.160 (n=50) 0.160 (n=50) 0.180 (n=50) 
Mitotic index
GenotypeStem cellCystoblastTwo-cell cystocyteFour-cell cystocyteEight-cell cystocyte
myt1/+ 0.015 (n=130) 0.000 (n=62) 0.032 (n=62) 0.048 (n=62) 0.016 (n=62) 
myt1 0.300 (n=50) 0.160 (n=50) 0.160 (n=50) 0.160 (n=50) 0.180 (n=50) 

The mitotic index was calculated as the number of PH3-positive cells divided by the total number of cells, for each indicated cell type (scored by criteria that are illustrated in Fig. 6). The number of germaria counted for each sample is indicated in brackets.

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