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Fig. 2

From: Characterization of tick organic anion transporting polypeptides (OATPs) upon bacterial and viral infections

Fig. 2

LGTV has no impact on the expression of nine I. scapularis oatps in synchronously-infected unfed nymphal ticks. Data from QRT-PCR assays are shown in all panels. a-i Expression of nine I. scapularis OATPs: isoatp-0726 (a), -2114 (b), -2116 (c), -4056 (d), -4134 (e), -4548 (f), -4550 (g), -5126 (h) and -5621 (i) in unfed uninfected or LGTV-synchronously-infected ticks is shown. j Levels of tick kat mRNA in unfed uninfected or LGTV-synchronously-infected ticks. Levels of viral positive-sense strand (k) or negative sense strand (l) in LGTV-synchronously-infected ticks are shown. Uninfected ticks were used as controls in all panels. In all panels, open circles represent data from uninfected (UI) and closed circles represent data from LGTV synchronously-infected (I) ticks. Each circle represents data from one tick. The amount of mRNA levels of LGTV positive- or negative-sense strands or oatps or kat was normalized to the amount of tick beta-actin mRNA levels. The P-values indicate the results from statistical analyses

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