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Table 5 Energy reserves of treated third instar larvae of Tribolium castaneum at LC30 of Bt strains/Cry protein after 5 days of continuous exposure to the insecticide

From: Efficiency of Bacillus thuringiensis strains and their Cry proteins against the Red Flour Beetle, Tribolium castaneum (Herbst.) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)

BT strains/Cry proteinTotal proteinsTotal carbohydratesTotal lipids
Activity (mean ± S.E.)Percent of decrease (%)Activity (mean ± S.E.)Percent of decrease (%)Activity (mean ± S.E.)Percent of decrease (%)
Control27.38 ± 3.38A53.53 ± 2.59A1.58 ± 0.35A
20140919KYYT015
Cry3Aa
7.53 ± 2.07D− 72.4912.35 ± 1.90D− 76.920.99 ± 0.12BC− 37.34
20150420LHMT145
Cry37Aa
12.68 ± 2.47C− 53.6815.36 ± 2.99D− 71.301.15 ± 0.16B− 27.21
20141126CLLT002
Cry22Aa
14.28 ± 1.84C− 47.8428.23 ± 3.06C− 47.260.80 ± 0.06C− 49.36
20131204YWYT028
Cry51Aa
16.68 ± 1.49BC− 39.0717.20 ± 2.02D− 67.860.07 ± 0.02D− 95.56
20140728LTT243
Cry3Ba
20.22 ± 2.05B− 26.1534.21 ± 2.94B− 36.090.17 ± 0.02D− 89.24
  1. Letters indicate significance between strains. Means in columns with the same letter are not significantly differ