Manduca

Known as: Manducas 
A genus of sphinx or hawk moths of the family Sphingidae. These insects are used in molecular biology studies during all stages of their life cycle.
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
The entire mitochondrial genome of the tobacco hornworm, Manduca sexta (Lepidoptera: Spinghidae) was sequenced -- a circular… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Many innate immune mechanisms are conserved throughout the animal kingdom. Manduca sexta, a widely used model for insect… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Attack by the specialist herbivore, Manduca sexta, on its native host Nicotiana attenuata Torr. ex Wats. produces a dramatic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
In the brain of the sphinx moth Manduca sexta, sex-pheromonal information is processed in a prominent male-specific area of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
A 120 kDa glycoprotein in the larval midgut membrane of the lepidopteran Manduca sexta, previously identified as a putative… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
The growth rates of Manduca sexta (tobacco hornworm) larvae feeding on tomato plants constitutively expressing a prosystemin… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Insects use chitinolytic enzymes to digest chitin in the exoskeleton during the molting process. We have isolated and sequenced a… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
A peptide that strongly stimulates the secretion of juvenile hormone from corpora allata in vitro (allatotropin) has been… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
A genomic clone was isolated from the tobacco hornworm, Manduca sexta, by virtue of its similarity to a Drosophila larval cuticle… (More)
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