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Table 3 Mean enzyme activities and enzyme ratios (ER) measured in An. stephensi populations from Afghanistan

From: Status of insecticide resistance and its biochemical and molecular mechanisms in Anopheles stephensi (Diptera: Culicidae) from Afghanistan

EnzymePopulationMeanER
Alfa esteraseSusceptible0.0005171
Kunar0.0009831.90
Laghman0.0010502.03
Nangarhar0.0009171.77
Beta esteraseSusceptible0.0005671
Kunar0.0009611.69
Laghman0.0010751.89
Nangarhar0.0009041.59
GSTSusceptible0.114451
Kunar0.162041.41
Laghman0.230212.01
Nangarhar0.218221.90
cytochrome p450Susceptible0.00004911
Kunar0.00013162.68
Laghman0.00011672.37
Nangarhar0.00012042.45
% AChE inhibitionSusceptible68.631
Kunar51.980.75
Laghman48.820.71
Nangarhar53.140.77
  1. ERs are the results of the mean enzyme activity or content of the field populations divided by those of the susceptible Beech population. %AChE inhibition is the percentage of acetylcholinesterase inhibition of the field populations compared with the susceptible Beech population