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Table 1.

DIC particle speeds in young adult wild-type worms

Area of the gonadSpeed*n
Distal tip 0.1±0.6 3; 20 
Early pachytene 0.3±1.2 3; 29 
Mid pachytene 1.4±1.2 6; 52 
Late pachytene 6.0±2.1 3; 29 
Proximal of the loop 7.0±1.9 3; 25 
Particles entering oocytes 8.0±2.3 3; 25 
Right after entering oocytes 2.7±1.2 3; 33 
Area of the gonadSpeed*n
Distal tip 0.1±0.6 3; 20 
Early pachytene 0.3±1.2 3; 29 
Mid pachytene 1.4±1.2 6; 52 
Late pachytene 6.0±2.1 3; 29 
Proximal of the loop 7.0±1.9 3; 25 
Particles entering oocytes 8.0±2.3 3; 25 
Right after entering oocytes 2.7±1.2 3; 33 

Particle speeds were measured in young adult wild-type worms (12-24 hours after last molt) as described in Materials and methods.

*

Average speed in μm/minute±s.d.

Number of worms analyzed; total number of particles analyzed.

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