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Next Generation Sequencing Based Transcriptome Analysis of Septic-Injury Responsive Genes in the Beetle Tribolium castaneum
Beetles (Coleoptera) are the most diverse animal group on earth and interact with numerous symbiotic or pathogenic microbes in their environments. The red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum is aExpand
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Molecular aspects of viviparous reproductive biology of the tsetse fly (Glossina morsitans morsitans): regulation of yolk and milk gland protein synthesis.
Tsetse fly (Diptera: Glossinidae) viviparous reproductive physiology remains to be explored at the molecular level. Adult females carry their young in utero for the duration of embryonic and larvalExpand
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DNA barcoding of sunn pest adult parasitoids using cytochrome c oxidase subunit I (COI)
Abstract In this study, DNA barcoding was used in the identification of potential biological control agents of sunn pest adult parasitoid species, including Eliozeta helluo (F.), PhasiaExpand
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Molecular characterization of iron binding proteins from Glossina morsitans morsitans (Diptera: Glossinidae).
The regulation of iron is critical for maintaining homeostasis in the tsetse fly (Diptera: Glossinidae), in which both adult sexes are strict blood feeders. We have characterized the cDNAs for twoExpand
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Molecular phylogeny of Trissolcus species (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae)
Trissolcus species (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae) are the most promising biological control agents against sunn pest. The accurate identification of natural enemies is crucial in order to developExpand
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Molecular aspects of transferrin expression in the tsetse fly (Glossina morsitans morsitans).
Iron is an essential element for metabolic processes intrinsic to life, and yet the properties that make iron a necessity also make it potentially deleterious. To avoid harm, iron homeostasis isExpand
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Infections with Immunogenic Trypanosomes Reduce Tsetse Reproductive Fitness: Potential Impact of Different Parasite Strains on Vector Population Structure
The parasite Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense and its insect vector Glossina morsitans morsitans were used to evaluate the effect of parasite clearance (resistance) as well as the cost of midgutExpand
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Identification and coordinated expression of perilipin genes in the biological cycle of sunn pest, Eurygaster maura (Hemiptera: Scutelleridae): implications for lipolysis and lipogenesis.
The sunn pest, Eurygaster spp., is one of the most destructive pests of grains in Asia, Europe and Africa. The nymphs and adults feed voraciously in the field by late-spring, followed by migration ofExpand
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Identification of a putative antifreeze protein gene that is highly expressed during preparation for winter in the sunn pest, Eurygaster maura.
A cDNA library generated from the fat body of field-collected, diapausing adults of the sunn pest, Eurygaster maura revealed the presence of a transcript that encodes a protein that shares theExpand
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Molecular characterization of Ephestia kuehniella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) transferrin and its response to parasitoid Venturia canescens (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae Gravenhorst)
In the present study, we characterized a full‐length cDNA encoding a putative iron‐binding protein transferrin from the lepidopteran Mediterranean flour moth (EkTrf, 2397 bp). The putative EkTrf isExpand
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