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Table 1 Trehalose concentrations and neutral trehalase activity in wild-type strain compared to over-expression mutants and RNAi mutants

From: Genetically altering the expression of neutral trehalase gene affects conidiospore thermotolerance of the entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium acridum

Strains Trehalose (pg/conidium)* Neutral trehalase activity (U/mg protein)*
1 7.17 ± 0.93 c 14.28 ± 1.14 c
2 5.04 ± 1.17 e 18.08 ± 1.15 ab
3 6.10 ± 0.22 d 16.43 ± 1.21 b
4 5.91 ± 0.27 de 16.29 ± 1.15 b
5 5.51 ± 0.53 e 16.12 ± 0.96 b
6 9.72 ± 0.14 b 8.82 ± 1.26 d
7 10.76 ± 0.83 a 7.59 ± 0.99 e
8 10.38 ± 0.83 ab 8.33 ± 1.12 de
9 10.57 ± 1.31 ab 8.23 ± 1.39 de
  1. *Means (±SE) of 3 repetitions followed by different lowercase letters in the same column were significantly different at the p < 0.05 level according to the ANOVA table and Tukey's multiple range test. 1: wild-type strain; 2-5: over-expression mutants; 6-9: RNAi mutants.