Ritsuo Nishida

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Affiliation: Kyoto University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sequestration of defensive substances from plants by Lepidoptera
    Ritsuo Nishida
    Laboratory of Chemical Ecology, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    Annu Rev Entomol 47:57-92. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint In vitro biosynthesis of volicitin in Spodoptera litura
    Naoko Yoshinaga
    Division of Applied Life Sciences, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 35:175-84. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Behavioral and electrophysiological studies on the sexually biased synergism between oligosaccharides and phospholipids in gustatory perception of nuptial secretion by the German cockroach
    Ayako Wada-Katsumata
    Division of Applied Life Science, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    J Insect Physiol 55:742-50. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Identification of astigmatid mites using the second internal transcribed spacer (ITS2) region and its application for phylogenetic study
    Koji Noge
    Laboratory of Chemical Ecology, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    Exp Appl Acarol 35:29-46. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Identification of volicitin-related compounds from the regurgitant of lepidopteran caterpillars
    Naoki Mori
    Division of Applied Life Sciences, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 67:1168-71. 2003
  6. pmc Active role of fatty acid amino acid conjugates in nitrogen metabolism in Spodoptera litura larvae
    Naoko Yoshinaga
    Division of Applied Life Sciences, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:18058-63. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Efficient incorporation of unsaturated fatty acids into volicitin-related compounds in Spodoptera litura (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
    Takako Aboshi
    Division of Applied Life Sciences, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 71:607-10. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Absolute configuration of volicitin from the regurgitant of lepidopteran caterpillars and biological activity of volicitin-related compounds
    Yoshitsugu Sawada
    Division of Applied Life Sciences, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Sakyo, Kyoto, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 70:2185-90. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Efficient incorporation of free oxygen into volicitin in Spodoptera litura common cutworm larvae
    Chihiro Ishikawa
    Division of Applied Life Sciences, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 73:1883-5. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Species-specific glucosylation of DIMBOA in larvae of the rice Armyworm
    Hiroaki Sasai
    Division of Applied Life Sciences, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 73:1333-8. 2009

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Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Sequestration of defensive substances from plants by Lepidoptera
    Ritsuo Nishida
    Laboratory of Chemical Ecology, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    Annu Rev Entomol 47:57-92. 2002
    ..This review illustrates the biochemical, physiological, and ecological characteristics of phytochemical-based defense systems that can shed light on the evolution of the widely developed sequestering lifestyles among the Lepidoptera...
  2. ncbi request reprint In vitro biosynthesis of volicitin in Spodoptera litura
    Naoko Yoshinaga
    Division of Applied Life Sciences, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 35:175-84. 2005
    ..These results suggest that FAA compounds are actively synthesized by caterpillar tissues and might play important physiological role(s) in glutamine metabolism...
  3. doi request reprint Behavioral and electrophysiological studies on the sexually biased synergism between oligosaccharides and phospholipids in gustatory perception of nuptial secretion by the German cockroach
    Ayako Wada-Katsumata
    Division of Applied Life Science, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    J Insect Physiol 55:742-50. 2009
    ..The female-biased gustatory sensitivity seems to ensure successful coupling during the nuptial feeding...
  4. ncbi request reprint Identification of astigmatid mites using the second internal transcribed spacer (ITS2) region and its application for phylogenetic study
    Koji Noge
    Laboratory of Chemical Ecology, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    Exp Appl Acarol 35:29-46. 2005
    ..The species-specific ITS2 sequence is useful for the species identification of astigmatid mites and for studying low-level phylogenetic relationships...
  5. ncbi request reprint Identification of volicitin-related compounds from the regurgitant of lepidopteran caterpillars
    Naoki Mori
    Division of Applied Life Sciences, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 67:1168-71. 2003
    ..These results suggest that the proportion of volicitin-related compounds in the regurgitant was species-specific...
  6. pmc Active role of fatty acid amino acid conjugates in nitrogen metabolism in Spodoptera litura larvae
    Naoko Yoshinaga
    Division of Applied Life Sciences, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:18058-63. 2008
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  7. ncbi request reprint Efficient incorporation of unsaturated fatty acids into volicitin-related compounds in Spodoptera litura (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
    Takako Aboshi
    Division of Applied Life Sciences, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 71:607-10. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Absolute configuration of volicitin from the regurgitant of lepidopteran caterpillars and biological activity of volicitin-related compounds
    Yoshitsugu Sawada
    Division of Applied Life Sciences, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Sakyo, Kyoto, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 70:2185-90. 2006
    ..These results show that the L-glutamine moiety of volicitin played a more critical role than the hydroxyl moiety, although both moieties affected the elicitor activity inducing the release of volatiles...
  9. ncbi request reprint Efficient incorporation of free oxygen into volicitin in Spodoptera litura common cutworm larvae
    Chihiro Ishikawa
    Division of Applied Life Sciences, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 73:1883-5. 2009
    ..18)O-labeling of the hydroxyl group of volicitin was confirmed by liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry-ion trap-time-of-flight (LC/MS-IT-TOF) and suggests the activity of a monooxygenase in volicitin biosynthesis...
  10. ncbi request reprint Species-specific glucosylation of DIMBOA in larvae of the rice Armyworm
    Hiroaki Sasai
    Division of Applied Life Sciences, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 73:1333-8. 2009
    ..These findings strongly suggest that glucosylation by UDP-glucosyltransferase(s) was important for detoxification to circumvent the defenses of host plants against M. separata larvae...
  11. ncbi request reprint Oligosaccharide composition and pheromonal activity of male tergal gland secretions of the German cockroach, Blattella gennanica (L.)
    Satoshi Nojima
    Division of Applied Life Sciences, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Japan
    J Chem Ecol 28:1483-94. 2002
    ..A complex mixture of these primary substances in the tergal gland secretions, thus, serves as a pheromonal phagostimulant in the precopulatory behavior, strongly eliciting feeding response in the female cockroach...
  12. ncbi request reprint Fatty acid amides, previously identified in caterpillars, found in the cricket Teleogryllus taiwanemma and fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster larvae
    Naoko Yoshinaga
    Division of Applied Life Sciences, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    J Chem Ecol 33:1376-81. 2007
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  13. ncbi request reprint S-isorobinal as the female sex pheromone from an alarm pheromone-emitting mite, Rhizoglyphus setosus
    Atsuko Mizoguchi
    Laboratory of Chemical Ecology, Division of Applied Life Sciences, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    Exp Appl Acarol 36:107-17. 2005
    ..4 +/- 1.3 ng per male by GLC. This is the second example of two pheromones (the alarm pheromone neryl formate, and the sex pheromone S-isorobinal) demonstrated to be components of the same opisthonotal gland secretion...
  14. ncbi request reprint Chemosensory basis of host recognition in butterflies--multi-component system of oviposition stimulants and deterrents
    Ritsuo Nishida
    Laboratory of Chemical Ecology, Division of Applied Life Sciences, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan kais kyoto u ac jp
    Chem Senses 30:i293-4. 2005
  15. ncbi request reprint Alpha-acaridial a female sex pheromone from an alarm pheromone emilting mite Rhizoglyphus robini
    Atsuko Mizoguchi
    Laboratory of Chemical Ecology, Division of Applied Life Sciences, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    J Chem Ecol 29:1681-90. 2003
    ..A mechanism for the appropriate expression of the two pheromones by the mites under different conditions is proposed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Hydroxybenzoic acid derivatives in a nonhost rutaceous plant, Orixajaponica, deter both oviposition and larval feeding in a rutaceae-feeding swallowtail butterfly, Papilio xuthus L
    Hajime Ono
    Laboratory of Chemical Ecology, Division of Applied Life Sciences, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    J Chem Ecol 30:287-301. 2004
    ..xuthus, which suggests a congruent chemosensory mechanism of allomonal chemicals acting on both female tarsal chemoreceptors and larval maxillary taste receptors...
  17. ncbi request reprint Specific incorporation of L-glutamine into volicitin in the regurgitant of Spodoptera litura
    Naoko Yoshinaga
    Division of Applied Life Sciences, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Sakyo, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 67:2655-7. 2003
    ..litura fed on diets enriched with various amino acids. This selectivity of glutamine as a substrate was not due to a dominant occurrence in the insect gut...
  18. ncbi request reprint Comparison of oligosaccharide compositions in male nuptial secretions of three cockroach species of the genus Blattella
    Soichi Kugimiya
    Laboratory of Chemical Ecology, Division of Applied Life Sciences, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    J Chem Ecol 29:2183-7. 2003
    ..Such diversification of the male pheromonal compositions within the genus might be reflected by biosynthetic systems in males and chemosensory properties in females suited for their natural habitat...
  19. doi request reprint Geraniol dehydrogenase, the key enzyme in biosynthesis of the alarm pheromone, from the astigmatid mite Carpoglyphus lactis (Acari: Carpoglyphidae)
    Koji Noge
    Division of Applied Life Sciences, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Japan
    FEBS J 275:2807-17. 2008
    ..Phylogenetic analyses indicate that Car. lactis GeDH could be categorized as a new class, different from other established alcohol dehydrogenases...
  20. ncbi request reprint Identification of crinosterol from astigamatid mites
    Kenjiro Murakami
    Division of Applied Life Sciences, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 37:506-11. 2007
    ..Although the details of the biosynthesis of crinosterol remain unknown, the discovery of crinosterol in the mites implies the existence of interesting sterol metabolisms in the animals...
  21. ncbi request reprint A hemiterpene glucoside as a probing deterrent of the bean aphid, Megoura crassicauda, from a non-host vetch, Vicia hirsuta
    Naohiro Ohta
    Laboratory of Chemical Ecology, Division of Applied Life Sciences, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    Phytochemistry 67:584-8. 2006
    ..crassicauda. Since the stylet insertion process is a crucial step for the aphid's settlement on a plant, the glycoside seems to act as an effective chemical barrier for V. hirsuta...
  22. ncbi request reprint Ultraweak photon emission from herbivory-injured maize plants
    Naoko Yoshinaga
    Division of Applied Life Sciences, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    Naturwissenschaften 93:38-41. 2006
    ..These results suggest that the direct interaction between maize leaf cells and chemicals contained in caterpillar regurgitants triggers these photon emissions...
  23. ncbi request reprint Scheloribatid mites as the source of pumiliotoxins in dendrobatid frogs
    Wataru Takada
    Department of Applied Life Sciences, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    J Chem Ecol 31:2403-15. 2005
    ..Thus, one possible origin of pumiliotoxins, coccinellid alkaloids, and certain izidines found in poison frogs may be mites of the genus Scheloribates and perhaps related genera in the suborder Oribatida...
  24. ncbi request reprint Acylated flavonol glycosides as probing stimulants of a bean aphid, Megoura crassicauda, from Vicia angustifolia
    Masami Takemura
    Laboratory of Chemical Ecology, Division of Applied Life Sciences, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    Phytochemistry 61:135-40. 2002
    ..A mixture of these compounds in the same equivalency strongly induced the probing response from M. crassicauda, suggesting their kairomonal roles during host recognition...
  25. ncbi request reprint 3-(4-Methyl-3-pentenyl)-2(5H)-furanone, alpha,alpha-acariolide and 4-(4-methyl-3-pentenyl)-2(5H)-furanone, alpha,beta-acariolide: new monoterpene lactones from the astigmatid mites, Schwiebea araujoae and Rhizoglyphus sp. (Astigmata: Acaridae)
    Hirokazu Tarui
    Division of Applied Life Sciences, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 66:135-40. 2002
    ..GC/MS and GC/FT-IR spectra of the preparation were identical to those of the natural product...
  26. doi request reprint Phospholipid biosynthesis in the gut of Spodoptera litura larvae and effects of tannic acid ingestion
    Takako Aboshi
    Division of Applied Life Sciences, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, Japan
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 40:325-30. 2010
    ..The activated diacylPC production leading to an increase of lysoPC in the larvae might be the adaptively-tuned mechanisms against plant tannins...
  27. ncbi request reprint Floral phenylpropanoid cocktail and architecture of Bulbophyllum vinaceum orchid in attracting fruit flies for pollination
    Keng Hong Tan
    Tan Hak Heng Co, 20, Jalan Tan Jit Seng, 11200, Penang, Malaysia
    J Chem Ecol 32:2429-41. 2006
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