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Genome sequence and molecular characterization of Homalodisca coagulata virus-1, a novel virus discovered in the glassy-winged sharpshooter (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae).
The complete nucleotide sequence of a novel single-stranded RNA virus infecting the glassy-winged sharpshooter, Homalodisca coagulata, has been determined. In silico analysis of H. coagulata virus-1Expand
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Profiling transcriptional changes in Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck challenged by herbivory from the xylem-feeding leafhopper Homalodisca coagulata (Say) by cDNA macroarray analysis
Abstract The molecular mechanisms underlying plant defense to sap-feeding insects are slowly being uncovered. In large part, past research has focused on interactions between phloem-feeding insectsExpand
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Prevalence and natural host range of Homalodisca coagulata virus-1 (HoCV-1)
SummaryTransmission electron microscopy was used to confirm the presence of picorna-like virus particles presumed to be Homalodisca coagulata virus-1 (HoCV-1) in the midgut region of adultExpand
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CsV03-3 is a member of a novel gene family from citrus that encodes a protein with DNA binding activity and whose expression is responsive to defense signals and abiotic stress.
We have identified a novel gene designated CsV03-3 from Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck that encodes a 50 amino acid polypeptide with a predicted molecular mass of 5.4kDa and a pI of 3.7. CsV03-3Expand
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Analysis and Functional Annotation of Expressed Sequence Tags from the Asian Longhorned Beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis
Abstract The Asian longhorned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis (Motschulsky) (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae), is one of the most economically and ecologically devastating forest insects to invade NorthExpand
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- 12-EXPRESSED SEQUENCE TAGS FROM THE BLACK-WINGED SHARPSHOOTER : APPLICATION TO BIOLOGY AND VECTOR CONTROL Project
The black-winged sharpshooter, Oncometopia nigricans Walker, is considered a highly competent vector of several strains of the xylem-inhabiting bacterium Xylella fastidiosa (Xf), the causal agent ofExpand
COMPARATIVE GENOMICS: IDENTIFYING SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES ACROSS THREE LEAFHOPPER VECTORS OF XYLELLA FASTIDIOSA Principal Investigator:
Leafhoppers are considered the second most important vector of agricultural diseases. We examined the gene expression across three leafhopper species, the glassy-winged sharpshooter (GWSS;Expand