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Table 3 Detoxification enzyme activities of Anopheles in June 2012 and June 2013

From: Dynamics of pyrethroid resistance in malaria vectors in southern Benin following a large scale implementation of vector control interventions

  June 2012 June 2013
Mean Anopheles Mean reference FC P-value Mean Anopheles Mean reference FC P-value
α-Naphthyl acetate 0.202 ± 0.08 0.118 ± 0.03 1.71 0.0001 0.140 ± 0.06 0.147 ± 0.08 0.95 0.463
β-Naphthyl acetate 0.141 ± 0.07 0.101 ± 0.04 1.39 0.0811 0.105 ± 0.10 0.117 ± 0.09 0.89 0.041
Oxydase (P450) 0.094 ± 0.05 0.090 ± 0.06 1.04 0.7617 0.038 ± 0.02 0.091 ± 0.03 0.41 0.0166
GST 0.264 ± 0.15 0.142 ± 0.03 1.86 <0.0001 0.521 ± 0.63 0.280 ± 0.65 1.86 0.001
  1. Enzyme activities are expressed by mg of total proteins. Fold Change (FC) is the ratio of mean activity in Anopheles/mean activity in reference strain