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Table 2 Enzyme activities of the Anopheles arabiensis SENN DDT strain at periods following exposure to elevated temperatures

From: The effect of elevated temperatures on the life history and insecticide resistance phenotype of the major malaria vector Anopheles arabiensis (Diptera: Culicidae)

Treatment
Enzyme Control 2-h recovery 3-h recovery 4-h recovery 5-h recovery 6-h recovery 7-h recovery 8-h recovery
P450 (cytochrome P450 equivalents/mg/ml) 0.0009 (±0.001) 0.0013 (±0.001) 0.0014 (±0.001) 0.0014 (±0.001) 0.0015 (±0.001) 0.0015 (±0.001) 0.0012 (±0.001) 0.0014 (±0.001)
α-Esterase (α-Napathol equivalents/mg/ml) 0.0805 (±0.044) 0.0405 (±4.2 × 10−3) 0.0381 (±6.3 × 10−3) 0.0398 (±4.1 × 10−3) 0.0357 (±8.3 × 10−3) 0.0388 (±6.4 × 10−3) 0.0400 (±3.9 × 10−3) 0.0424 (±3.6 × 10−3)
β-Esterase (β-Napathol equivalents/mg/ml) 0.1279 (±0.086) 0.1198 (±0.022) 0.1139 (±0.028) 0.1173 (±0.011) 0.1051 (±0.0215) 0.1142 (±0.018) 0.1188 (±0.015) 0.1244 (±0.013)
  1. Females of the resistant SENN DDT strain was allowed to recover for 2–8 h after a 1-h exposure to 39 °C. For each hour, individuals were collected and cold terminated, and the enzyme activity at that particular time point was assessed