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Fig. 5 | BMC Genomics

Fig. 5

From: Enhanced transcriptomic responses in the Pacific salmon louse Lepeophtheirus salmonis oncorhynchi to the non-native Atlantic Salmon Salmo salar suggests increased parasite fitness

Fig. 5

Enhanced expression of feeding and energy in Atlantic-fed lice. Differentially expressed transcripts identified by the microarray were profiled using RT-qPCR. Expression of genes involved in proteolysis/digestion (a) and energy metabolism (b) are shown as log2 calibrated normalized relative quantities (CNRQ). Expression in Atlantic-fed lice (AT) increased over time (24 → 48 hpi) and was significantly higher than in Coho-fed (CO) or Sockeye-fed (SK) lice. Expression of SK-fed and CO-fed lice was not significantly different from starved lice (ST). Significance was identified by two-way ANOVA (p < 0.05) followed by post-hoc Tukey HSD test to determine pairwise significance. Within a time point, lower-case letters denote differences between groups where groups that do not share a letter are significantly different. Asterisks denote differences within a group between time points

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