J V Broeck

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Affiliation: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cloning of two cDNAs encoding three small serine protease inhibiting peptides from the desert locust Schistocerca gregaria and analysis of tissue-dependent and stage-dependent expression
    J Vanden Broeck
    Laboratory for Developmental Physiology and Molecular Biology, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Biochem 254:90-5. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Insect G protein-coupled receptors and signal transduction
    J V Broeck
    Laboratory for Developmental Physiology and Molecular Biology, Zoological Institute, K U Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Arch Insect Biochem Physiol 48:1-12. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Neuropeptides and their precursors in the fruitfly, Drosophila melanogaster
    J Vanden Broeck
    Laboratory for Developmental Physiology and Molecular Biology, Zoological Institute, Naamsestraat 59, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Peptides 22:241-54. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Tachykinin-like peptides and their receptors. A review
    J Vanden Broeck
    Department of Biology, K U Leuven, Belgium
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 897:374-87. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological characterization of STKR, an insect G protein-coupled receptor for tachykinin-like peptides
    H Torfs
    Laboratory for Developmental Physiology and Molecular Biology, Zoological Institute, K.U. Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Arch Insect Biochem Physiol 48:39-49. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Cloning of two cDNAs encoding isoforms of a pacifastin-related precursor polypeptide in the desert locust, Schistocerca gregaria: analysis of stage- and tissue-dependent expression
    G Simonet
    Laboratory for Developmental Physiology and Molecular Biology, Zoological Institute, K U Leuven, Belgium
    Insect Mol Biol 11:353-60. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Immunocytochemical distribution of locustamyoinhibiting peptide (Lom-MIP) in the nervous system of Locusta migratoria
    L Schoofs
    Zoological Institute of the University, Leuven, Belgium
    Regul Pept 63:171-9. 1996
  8. ncbi request reprint cDNA cloning of two different serine protease inhibitor precursors in the migratory locust, Locusta migratoria
    G Simonet
    Laboratory for Developmental Physiology and Molecular Biology, Zoological Institute, K U Leuven, Belgium
    Insect Mol Biol 11:249-56. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Immunolocalization of the oostatic and prothoracicostatic peptide, Neb-TMOF, in adults of the fleshfly, Neobellieria bullata
    D Bylemans
    Zoological Institute of the University, Naamsestraat 59, Leuven, B-3000, Belgium
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 103:273-80. 1996
  10. ncbi request reprint cDNA cloning and transcript distribution of two different neuroparsin precursors in the desert locust, Schistocerca gregaria
    T Janssen
    Laboratory for Developmental Physiology and Molecular Biology, Zoological Institute, Naamsestraat 59, B-3000 K.U. Leuven, Belgium
    Insect Mol Biol 10:183-9. 2001

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Cloning of two cDNAs encoding three small serine protease inhibiting peptides from the desert locust Schistocerca gregaria and analysis of tissue-dependent and stage-dependent expression
    J Vanden Broeck
    Laboratory for Developmental Physiology and Molecular Biology, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Biochem 254:90-5. 1998
    ..Moreover, a differential hormonal control was observed in adult females which had been treated with precocene, juvenile hormone or ecdysone...
  2. ncbi request reprint Insect G protein-coupled receptors and signal transduction
    J V Broeck
    Laboratory for Developmental Physiology and Molecular Biology, Zoological Institute, K U Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Arch Insect Biochem Physiol 48:1-12. 2001
    ..More insight into these features may result in novel methods and practical applications. Arch...
  3. ncbi request reprint Neuropeptides and their precursors in the fruitfly, Drosophila melanogaster
    J Vanden Broeck
    Laboratory for Developmental Physiology and Molecular Biology, Zoological Institute, Naamsestraat 59, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Peptides 22:241-54. 2001
    ..This paper describes the discovery of several new fruitfly neuropeptides by an in silico data mining approach. In addition, the state-of-the-art of Drosophila peptide research is reviewed...
  4. ncbi request reprint Tachykinin-like peptides and their receptors. A review
    J Vanden Broeck
    Department of Biology, K U Leuven, Belgium
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 897:374-87. 1999
    ..In both mammals and insects, angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) plays a prominent role in tachykinin peptide metabolism...
  5. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological characterization of STKR, an insect G protein-coupled receptor for tachykinin-like peptides
    H Torfs
    Laboratory for Developmental Physiology and Molecular Biology, Zoological Institute, K.U. Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Arch Insect Biochem Physiol 48:39-49. 2001
    ..calcitrans), also proved to be an STKR-agonist. Stc-TK, a potential physiological ligand for STKR, contains an Ala-residue (or A) instead of a highly conserved Gly-residue (or G). Arch...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cloning of two cDNAs encoding isoforms of a pacifastin-related precursor polypeptide in the desert locust, Schistocerca gregaria: analysis of stage- and tissue-dependent expression
    G Simonet
    Laboratory for Developmental Physiology and Molecular Biology, Zoological Institute, K U Leuven, Belgium
    Insect Mol Biol 11:353-60. 2002
    ..Both transcripts are most abundant in the fat body and appear to be strongly regulated during the moulting cycle. In addition, the amount of transcript proved to be strictly regulated in the ovaries during the female reproductive cycle...
  7. ncbi request reprint Immunocytochemical distribution of locustamyoinhibiting peptide (Lom-MIP) in the nervous system of Locusta migratoria
    L Schoofs
    Zoological Institute of the University, Leuven, Belgium
    Regul Pept 63:171-9. 1996
    ..In peripheral muscles, Lom-MIP-LI fibers innervate the heart, the oviduct, and the hindgut. In the salivary glands, Lom-MIP-LI was detected in the intracellular ductule of the parietal cells. Possible functions of Lom-MIP are discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint cDNA cloning of two different serine protease inhibitor precursors in the migratory locust, Locusta migratoria
    G Simonet
    Laboratory for Developmental Physiology and Molecular Biology, Zoological Institute, K U Leuven, Belgium
    Insect Mol Biol 11:249-56. 2002
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  9. ncbi request reprint Immunolocalization of the oostatic and prothoracicostatic peptide, Neb-TMOF, in adults of the fleshfly, Neobellieria bullata
    D Bylemans
    Zoological Institute of the University, Naamsestraat 59, Leuven, B-3000, Belgium
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 103:273-80. 1996
    ..This is the first demonstration that a protein colocalized with yolk proteins might act as a precursor for a folliculostatic hormone...
  10. ncbi request reprint cDNA cloning and transcript distribution of two different neuroparsin precursors in the desert locust, Schistocerca gregaria
    T Janssen
    Laboratory for Developmental Physiology and Molecular Biology, Zoological Institute, Naamsestraat 59, B-3000 K.U. Leuven, Belgium
    Insect Mol Biol 10:183-9. 2001
    ..Interestingly, the Scg-NPP2 mRNA content proved to be strongly regulated during the reproductive cycle in both adult males and females...
  11. ncbi request reprint Quantitative real-time RT-PCR analysis in desert locusts reveals phase dependent differences in neuroparsin transcript levels
    I Claeys
    Laboratory of Developmental Physiology, Genomics and Proteomics, K U Leuven, Belgium
    Insect Mol Biol 14:415-22. 2005
    ..This paper provides the first scientific evidence for phase-dependent transcriptional regulation of neuropeptide hormone encoding genes...
  12. ncbi request reprint Isolation of NEB-LFamide, a novel myotropic neuropeptide from the grey fleshfly
    I Janssen
    Zoological Institute, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 117:157-65. 1996
    ..By use of a polyclonal antiserum raised against the synthetic peptide, immunoreactivity was localized in median neurosecretory cells in the pars intercerebralis of the fly brain, indicating that Neb-LF-amide is a neuropeptide...
  13. ncbi request reprint Gonadotropins in insects: an overview
    A De Loof
    Zoological Institute, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Arch Insect Biochem Physiol 47:129-38. 2001
    ..The seeming absence of uniformity in gonadotropins in insects might be due to a multitude of factors that can stimulate ecdysteroid production and/or to the use of different bioassays. Arch...
  14. ncbi request reprint Immunolocalization of a tachykinin-receptor-like protein in the central nervous system of Locusta migratoria migratorioides and neobellieria bullata
    D Veelaert
    Laboratory for Developmental Physiology and Molecular Biology, Zoological Institute, Leuven, Belgium
    J Comp Neurol 407:415-26. 1999
    ..In the locust, additional immunopositive staining was observed in internolaterally located neurons of the tritocerebrum and in important integrative parts of the neuropil such as the central body and the mushroom bodies...
  15. ncbi request reprint The molecular characterisation of chicken pituitary N-terminal pro-opiomelanocortin (POMC)
    L R Berghman
    Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology and Immunological Biotechnology, Zoological Institute, Leuven, Belgium
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 142:119-30. 1998
    ..The nucleotide sequence obtained by reversed transcription PCR (RT-PCR) completely confirmed the new amino acid sequence data including pro-gamma-MSH, the joining peptide and ACTH...
  16. doi request reprint Quantitative RT-PCR analysis of pacifastin-related precursor transcripts during the reproductive cycle of solitarious and gregarious desert locusts
    B Breugelmans
    Department of Animal Physiology and Neurobiology, Zoological Institute K U Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Insect Mol Biol 17:137-45. 2008
    ..In addition, a partial regregarization experiment suggests that both transcript levels are regulated during phase transition and can be employed as molecular markers of the gregarization process...
  17. ncbi request reprint Functional expression of a locust tyramine receptor in murine erythroleukaemia cells
    J Poels
    Laboratory for Developmental Physiology and Molecular Biology, Zoological Institute, KULeuven, Naamsestraat 59, B-3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Insect Mol Biol 10:541-8. 2001
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Glucocorticoid-inducible gene expression vectors for use in Drosophila melanogaster Schneider 2 cells
    J Poels
    Laboratory for Developmental Physiology, Genomics and Proteomics, Leuven, Belgium
    Insect Mol Biol 13:205-11. 2004
    ..The implications of the observations made are discussed in the context of promoter properties and of induction of genes that may be studied in Drosophila...