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Table 2 CHC profiles of 5- and 10-day old antibiotic-treated (GmmWgm- = ampicillin; GmmApo = tetracycline) and control male G. m. morsitans after mass- or individual rearing. Compounds are sorted by class (mono-, di-, and trimethyl-alkanes). Given are average relative amounts of CHCs (in percent) +/− standard deviation, as well as the total absolute amount of CHCs as determined by comparison with an internal standard. Me = methyl

From: Effect of antibiotic treatment and gamma-irradiation on cuticular hydrocarbon profiles and mate choice in tsetse flies (Glossina m. morsitans)

Compound 5-day old, mass-rearing 10-day old, mass-rearing 10-day old, individual rearing
Control Gmm Wgm- Gmm Apo Control Gmm Wgm- Gmm Apo Control Gmm Apo
2Me-C28 0.42 ± 0.18 1.36 ± 0.91 1.20 ± 0.37 0.45 ± 0.18 0.84 ± 0.42 2.15 ± 0.89 0.58 ± 0.10 1.29 ± 0.49
2Me-C29 4.36 ± 1.03 6.21 ± 2.17 5.74 ± 1.00 8.83 ± 1.77 8.10 ± 3.03 7.59 ± 0.52 8.80 ± 1.11 9.24 ± 1.69
2Me-C30 19.52 ± 1.67 21.89 ± 3.40 21.81 ± 1.70 20.42 ± 2.82 22.96 ± 2.01 29.22 ± 4.91 22.12 ± 2.07 29.23 ± 4.85
2Me-C31 + 9,13-diMe-C31 4.39 ± 075. 5.59 ± 1.70 4.62 ± 0.52 3.79 ± 0.24 5.11 ± 0.87 5.03 ± 0.87 6.54 ± 0.40 7.46 ± 1.70
2Me-C32 + diMe-C32 4.47 ± 0.37 5.79 ± 0.82 5.48 ± 0.43 3.32 ± 0.35 3.78 ± 0.48 4.40 ± 0.25 5.57 ± 0.67 5.73 ± 1.32
11,15-diMe-C33 49.51 ± 2.60 37.92 ± 7.16 39.70 ± 2.55 51.62 ± 3.77 46.12 ± 4.19 36.18 ± 3.99 47.04 ± 2.04 36.00 ± 9.06
12,16-diMe-C34 5.59 ± 0.47 5.85 ± 1.02 5.20 ± 0.31 3.30 ± 0.47 2.96 ± 0.51 3.77 ± 0.51 4.24 ± 0.65 3.53 ± 0.60
15,19-diMe-C35 + 8-Me-C35:1 9.28 ± 2.61 11.70 ± 2.03 12.64 ± 2.40 5.36 ± 0.94 5.09 ± 0.93 8.17 ± 1.53 1.96 ± 0.45 2.07 ± 0.84
7,11,15-triMe-C33 1.06 ± 0.18 1.45 ± 0.37 1.48 ± 0.21 0.91 ± 0.17 2.00 ± 0.91 1.27 ± 0.22 1.10 ± 0.19 1.78 ± 0.86
unknown1 0.11 ± 0.08 0.18 ± 0.09 0.13 ± 0.08 0.75 ± 0.38 0.10 ± 0.09 0.23 ± 0.08 0.29 ± 0.12 0.32 ± 0.12
unknown2 0.39 ± 0.10 0.61 ± 0.15 0.62 ± 0.07 0.37 ± 0.07 1.17 ± 0.68 0.69 ± 0.09 0.62 ± 0.15 1.56 ± 1.11
unknown3 0.28 ± 0.05 0.38 ± 0.13 0.38 ± 0.04 0.20 ± 0.04 0.52 ± 0.22 0.30 ± 0.09 0.37 ± 0.10 0.65 ± 0.40
unknown4 0.62 ± 0.20 1.07 ± 0.32 0.99 ± 0.19 0.68 ± 0.05 1.26 ± 0.46 0.99 ± 0.11 0.77 ± 0.12 1.14 ± 0.49
Total CHC amount (μg) 17.17 ± 7.91 20.95 ± 7.10 15.89 ± 4.53 25.04 ± 12.89 19.62 ± 10.43 4.30 ± 1.82 38.29 ± 8.94 36.25 ± 19.02