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Table 2 Wolbachia wMel delays Ae. aegypti embryonic development checkpoints

From: Embryonic development and egg viability of wMel-infected Aedes aegypti

  Rock Br wMelBr
Early germ band extension
(12 HAEa)
93.6 ± 4.0 94.3 ± 5.1 11.7 ± 10.4
Maximum germ band extension
(14 HAEa)
70.1 ± 1.2 72.7 ± 6.7 13.3 ± 13.2
Germ band retraction
(18 HAEa)
97.0 ± 2.6 95.0 ± 18.6 18.3 ± 5.7
  1. aHAE, hours after egg laying
  2. Note: Values denote mean percentages ± SD of three independent experiments (see “Methods” for details)