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The mitochondrial genome of the firefly, Pyrocoelia rufa: complete DNA sequence, genome organization, and phylogenetic analysis with other insects.
The complete nucleotide sequences of the mt genome from the firefly, Pyrococelia rufa (Coeleoptera: Lampyridae) was determined. The circular genome is 17,739-bp long, and contains a typical geneExpand
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Molecular cloning and expression of a cDNA encoding the luciferase from the firefly, Pyrocoelia rufa.
To clone a cDNA encoding the luciferase of the firefly, Pyrocoelia rufa, we have constructed a cDNA library and isolated the luciferase gene using PCR with gene specific primers. Sequence analysis ofExpand
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Mitochondrial DNA Sequence-Based Population Genetic Structure of the Firefly, Pyrocoelia rufa (Coleoptera: Lampyridae)
The genetic divergence, population genetic structure, and possible speciation of the Korean firefly, Pyrocoelia rufa, were investigated on the midsouthern Korean mainland, coastal islets, a remoteExpand
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Mitochondrial DNA sequence variation of the mushroom pest flies, Lycoriella mali (Diptera: Sciaridae) and Coboldia fuscipes (Diptera: Scatopsidae), in Korea
We analyzed a portion of mitochondrial COI gene sequences (406 bp) to investigate the genetic diversity and geographic variation of the mushroom pest flies Lycoriella mali and Coboldia fuscipes inExpand
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Molecular cloning and expression of a cDNA encoding the luciferase from the firefly, Hotaria unmunsana.
  • Y. S. Choi, K. Lee, +6 authors B. Jin
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Part B…
  • 1 July 2002
We have cloned and characterized a cDNA encoding the luciferase from the firefly, Hotaria unmunsana. The cDNA encoding the luciferase of H. unmunsana was isolated by RT-PCR with a gene-specificExpand
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Genomic structure of the luciferase gene and phylogenetic analysis in the Hotaria-group fireflies.
  • Y. S. Choi, J. Bae, +9 authors B. Jin
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Part B…
  • 1 February 2003
The luminescent fireflies have species specific flash patterns, being recognized as sexual communication. The luciferase gene is the sole enzyme responsible for bioluminescence. We describe here theExpand
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Genetic Homogeneity in the Domestic Silkworm, Bombyx, and Phylogenetic Relationship Between B. mori and the Wild Silkworm, B. mandarina Using Mitochondrial COI Gene Sequences
Genetic variation in the domestic silkworm strains (Bombyx mori) and phylogenetic relationships between domestic silkworms and wild silkworms (B. mandarina) were investigated by using a portion ofExpand
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Phylogeographic Analysis of the Firefly, Luciola lateralis, in Japan and Korea Based on Mitochondrial Cytochrome Oxidase II Gene Sequences (Coleoptera: Lampyridae)
Luciola lateralis is widely distributed throughout the Korean Peninsula, northeast China, Sakhalin, and Japan. Two ecological types are recognized in Japan based on flash and hatching timeExpand
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A Phylogenetic Study in Some Long-Horned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) Using Mitochondrial COI Gene and 16S rRNA Sequences
Two regions of mtDNA genome, cytochrome oxidase subunit I (COI) and 165 ribosomal RNA (165 rRNA) genes, were sequenced for 15 species of the long-horned beetle belonging to four subfamilies andExpand
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Analysis of Expressed Sequence Tags of the Firefly, Pyrocoelia rufa
We have constructed cDNA library from the larvae whole body of the firefly, Pyrocoelia rufa. Single direct partial sequencing of anonymous cDNA clones was performed to obtain genetic information onExpand
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