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Table 5 Correlation analyses between mortality percentages and the biochemical activity in Aedes aegypti populations for the 2017 samples

From: Resistance to commonly used insecticides and underlying mechanisms of resistance in Aedes aegypti (L.) from Sri Lanka

  MFO α-esterases β-esterases GST pNPA iAChE
Permethrin − 0.27 (P = 0.662) − 0.14 (P = 0.823) 0.65 (P = 0.238) 0.54 (P = 0.349) − 0.97 (P = 0.007)* − 0.08 (P = 0.893)
Deltamethrin − 0.30 (P = 0.621) − 0.45 (P = 0.443) 0.47 (P = 0.422) 0.70 (P = 0.192) − 0.97 (P = 0.007)* 0.16 (P = 0.800)
Malathion − 0.86 (P = 0.065) 0.14 (P = 0.825) 0.23 (P = 0.716) 0.43 (P = 0.467) − 0.54 (P = 0.343) 0.22 (P = 0.722)
  1. *Significant correlations