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Table 1.

Blastomere ablation experiments

Two-cell stageFour-cell stage (one cell)Four-cell stage (two cells)
AblationControl
Exuvia 1   
Exuvia 2  
Exuvia 3  
Exuvia 4   
Exuvia 5  
Exuvia 6   
Exuvia 7  
Exuvia 8   
Single records  
Total 14 (9)  11 (10)  2 (2) 12 (12) 
Two-cell stageFour-cell stage (one cell)Four-cell stage (two cells)
AblationControl
Exuvia 1   
Exuvia 2  
Exuvia 3  
Exuvia 4   
Exuvia 5  
Exuvia 6   
Exuvia 7  
Exuvia 8   
Single records  
Total 14 (9)  11 (10)  2 (2) 12 (12) 

Numbers in brackets indicate the number of juveniles that hatched after the ablations. Exuvia in which the untreated control embryos did not hatch were discarded.

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