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Table 3 Activation of the Midgut Junction DH31 expressing cells is sufficient to induce ectopic contractions in the anterior midgut junction region.

From: Peristalsis in the junction region of the Drosophila larval midgut is modulated by DH31 expressing enteroendocrine cells

Genotype n White light contractions/min Blue light contractions/min % change
w 1118 20 12.7 ± 5.5 12.8 ± 2.7 +0.8%
DJ752 Gal4; UASChR2X2(with retinal) 20 11.5 ± 4.2 16.4 ± 4.0 +43% *
Cha Gal; UASChR2X2 (with retinal) 20 9.7 ± 4.5 12.2 ± 4.0 +26% **
DJ752 Gal4; UASChR2X2 (no retinal) 12 11.3 ± 3.6 9.2 ± 3.5 -19%
Cha Gal4; UASChR2X2 (no retinal) 14 11.1 ± 4.0 10.3 ± 5.0 -7%
DJ752 Gal4 (control) 16 9.1 ± 5.0 9.1 ± 4.5 0%
Cha Gal4 (control) 12 9.7 ± 4.3 8.3 ± 3.4 -14%
UASChR2X2 (control) 9 11.5 ± 3.6 11.5 ± 3.6 0%
  1. * Significant increase in number of contractions during exposure to Blue Light when compared to the number of contractions during exposure to white light, P = 1.7E-4
  2. **Significant increase in number of contractions during exposure to Blue Light when compared to the number of contractions during exposure to white light, P = 6.4E-4