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Table 1 Physiological data for ticks after RNAi

From: Salivary gland proteome analysis of developing adult female Haemaphysalis longicornis ticks: molecular motor and TCA cycle-related proteins play an important role throughout development

  Mean time required for engorgement (days)a Mortality rate (%) Mean engorged weight (mg)a Mean no. of eggsa Mean egg hatching rate (%)a
Dynein 6.6 ± 0.8 47.5 79.9 ± 19.3b 318 ± 46b 31.8 ± 8.2b
Kinesin 6.5 ± 1.0 42.5 98.8 ± 27.4b 453 ± 49b 37.2 ± 7.3b
Isocitrate dehydrogenase 5.9 ± 0.6 32.5 125.7 ± 25.7b 927 ± 63b 48.3 ± 5.8b
Citrate synthase 5.8 ± 0.8 22.5 112.5 ± 20.1b 831 ± 52b 51.3 ± 9.1b
GFP 5.2 ± 0.6 12.5 213.8 ± 28.2 1801 ± 31 84.7 ± 6.5
No injections 5.1 ± 0.7 15.0 218.9 ± 23.3 1886 ± 45 85.1 ± 4.1
  1. aMean ± standard deviation (SD)
  2. bTick engorged weight, number of eggs, and egg hatching rate was compared between female RNAi with test genes dsRNA and GFP control dsRNA by Studentʼs t-test (P-value < 0.05)