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Table 3 Weights of ticks treated with test chemicals.

From: Functional genomics tool: Gene silencing in Ixodes scapularis eggs and nymphs by electroporated dsRNA

Treatment Mean weight (mg) Standard Error N (Engorged/total attached) Percent Engorged Average attachment (Days)
Control 3.436ab 0.183 55/58 95 3
Calreticulin 4.124a 0.223 34/65 52 6
β-Actin 3.136b 0.332 11/62 18 7
PLA2 3.500ab 0.255 32/69 46 6
Cystatin (Cytoplasmic) 2.510b 0.215 28/65 43 7
Syntaxin-5 2.113b 0.137 25/71 35 7
  1. Means with the same letter do not differ significantly at P = 0.05.