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Table 3 The effect of long-term SjFrzb2 interference on the vitality and fertility of S. japonicum

From: Functional analysis of the Frzb2 gene in Schistosoma japonicum

Group (n = 4)Number of adults (x ± s)Average egg burden/female worm (x ± s)Average egg burden/gram liver (x ± s)Hatchability (x ± s)
PBS31 ± 8.7181991 ± 101418,983 ± 22500.1954 ± 0.0322
NC37 ± 2.6461591 ± 13527,484 ± 7840.1981 ± 0.0074
S120 ± 2.4491061 ± 1909814 ± 22020.0748 ± 0.0098
% reduction35.49%** (PBS)
45.95%** (NC)
46.70%** (PBS)
33.28%** (NC)
48.30%** (PBS)
64.29%** (NC)
61.71%** (PBS)
62.24%** (NC)
  1. ** p < 0.01.