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Table 1 The relationship between culture conditions and viability (survived juveniles/ total eggs)

From: Development of a microinjection system for RNA interference in the water flea Daphnia pulex

  160 mM (FW) 80 mM (FW) 60 mM (FW) 40 mM (FW) 0 mM (FW)
Glass petri dish 0% (0/34) 13.9% (5/36) 45.9% (17/37) 54.1% (20/37) 69.6% (48/69)
Plastic petri dish 0% (0/56) 8.5% (5/59) 48.6% (35/72) 59.5% (25/42) 64.8% (35/54)
2% agar plate 0% (0/40) 17.9% (7/39) 72.5% (29/40) 65.3% (32/49) 79.2% (38/48)
    60 mM (M4) 40 mM (M4) 0 mM (M4)
Glass petri dish    61.9% (26/42) 77.1% (27/35) 88.5% (31/35)
Plastic petri dish    62.7% (32/51) 70.0% (28/40) 86.8% (33/38)
2% agar plate    88.9% (40/45) 90.9% (40/44) 96.4% (53/55)
  1. Left column represents types of culture plate and top row shows sucrose concentration of culture medium. Sucrose was dissolved in freshwater (FW) or M4 culture medium (M4).