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Table 3 Microtitre plate assays optical density values of enzymes activity

From: Multiple insecticide resistance in Anopheles gambiae from Tanzania: a major concern for malaria vector control

Site Non specific esterases Oxidases GSTs
Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
Kisumu (susceptible strain) 0.95 ± 0.11 0.65 ± 0.19 0.015 ± 0.036
Arumeru 1.58 ± 0.46a 0.83 ± 0.12a 0.232 ± 0.105a
Babati 1.22 ± 0.22 0.63 ± 0.14 0.003 ± 0.001
Bagamoyo 0.84 ± 0.46 0.1 ± 0.43 0.021 ± 0.048
Iringa 0.96 ± 0.52 0.65 ± 0.5 0.001 ± 0.003
Kahama 0.91 ± 0.13 0.6 ± 0.17 0.041 ± 0.116a
Kilombero 1.12 ± 0.39 0.96 ± 0.76a 0.031 ± 0.034
Kilosa 0.92 ± 0.11 0.51 ± 0.09 0.001 ± 0.002
Kondoa 1.17 ± 0.22 0.91 ± 0.2a 0.001 ± 0.008
Kyela 0.88 ± 0.52 0.48 ± 0.31 0.02 ± 0.048a
Magu 0.93 ± 0.10 0.64 ± 0.07 0.003 ± 0.001
Musoma 0.99 ± 0.16 0.53 ± 0.26 0.003 ± 0.001
Ngara 0.94 ± 0.17 0.53 ± 0.14 0.003 ± 0.001
Ruangwa 1.10 ± 0.35 0.74 ± 0.75 0.042 ± 0.039
Songea 0.87 ± 0.13 0.81 ± 0.21 0.001 ± 0.002
Muheza 0.95 ± 0.37 0.7 ± 0.15 0.004 ± 0.003
  1. GST glutathione S-transferases
  2. aStatistically significant levels compared to the susceptible Kisumu strain