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Table 1 Backing and turning phenotypes of dorsal body wall-ablated males.

From: Coordination of opposing sex-specific and core muscle groups regulates male tail posture during Caenorhabditis elegansmale mating behavior

Line Curl around hermaphrodite Back on lateral side Turns early Number of good turns > number of bad turns
Dorsal body wall-ablated 22.2%
N = 27
14.8%
N = 27
37.5%
N = 24
54%
N = 24
Sham-ablated 4.3%
N = 23
P = 0.1068
0%
N = 23
P = 0.1147
5%
N = 20
P = 0.013
75%
N = 20
P = 0.2125