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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)aMortality rate (%)Mean engorged weight (mg)aMean no. of eggsaMean egg hatching rate (%)a
Dynein6.6 ± 0.847.579.9 ± 19.3b318 ± 46b31.8 ± 8.2b
Kinesin6.5 ± 1.042.598.8 ± 27.4b453 ± 49b37.2 ± 7.3b
Isocitrate dehydrogenase5.9 ± 0.632.5125.7 ± 25.7b927 ± 63b48.3 ± 5.8b
Citrate synthase5.8 ± 0.822.5112.5 ± 20.1b831 ± 52b51.3 ± 9.1b
GFP5.2 ± 0.612.5213.8 ± 28.21801 ± 3184.7 ± 6.5
No injections5.1 ± 0.715.0218.9 ± 23.31886 ± 4585.1 ± 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)