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Table 4 Mean level of detoxifying enzyme activity in Anopheles gambiae s.l. mosquitoes collected from nine sites in Mali 2012

From: Characterizing the insecticide resistance of Anopheles gambiae in Mali

Strain Mean activity
Alpha esterase Beta esterase Oxydases GST
µmol a-naph,/min/mg protein µmol a-naph,/min/mg protein Nmol P450/mg protein Nmol GSH conj/min/mg protein
Kisumu 0.052 0.056 0.083 0.123
Koulikoro 0.061 0.059 0.071 0.251*
Kati 0.085* 0.099* 0.051 0.232*
Bla 0.035 0.045 0.053 0.236*
Niono 0.040 0.050 0.076 0.311*
Kita 0.026 0.037 0.071 0.176*
Selingue 0.038 0.061 0.064 0.221*
Bougouni 0.047 0.043 0.068 0.110
Kadiolo 0.117* 0.106* 0.162* 0.466*
Badiangara 0.034 0.039 0.155* 0.492*
  1. Kisumu result expresses enzyme activity in susceptible reference strain
  2. * p < 0.05: Enzyme level significant high compare to Kisumu strain