Table 5.

osm-10, eos-1, and eos-2 are specifically required for osmotic avoidance

GenotypeOsm (% defective)Sos (reversal time in sec)Not (% responses)
N2 (wild type)5  ± 31.9  ± 0.187  ± 2
osm-10(n1602)III91  ± 41.5  ± 0.582  ± 13
osm-10(nr2076)III83  ± 51.6  ± 0.594  ± 4
eat-4(ky5)III77  ± 213.8  ± 0.84  ± 3
eos-1(nu288)IV28  ± 82.8  ± 0.594  ± 3
eos-2(nu268)III35  ± 111.8  ± 0.278  ± 4
nDf16/osm-10(n1602)100  ± 02.5  ± 0.875  ± 15
osm-10(n1602)/+; eos-1 (nu288)/+41  ± 112.0  ± 0.285  ± 15
eos-2(nu268)/osm-10 (n1602)69  ± 121.7  ± 0.386  ± 3
eos-2(nu268)/+; eos-1 (nu288)/+53  ± 151.7  ± 0.394  ± 6
nDf16/+; eos-1 (nu288)/+63  ± 132.8  ± 0.485  ± 15
nDf16/+29  ± 42.6  ± 0.394  ± 4
osm-10(n1602)/+0  ± 01.3  ± 0.286  ± 5
eos-1(nu288)/+5  ± 31.7  ± 0.192  ± 4
eos-2(nu268)/+16  ± 91.7  ± 0.386  ± 3
  • Animals were characterized and analyzed as described in Table1.