Affiliation: RIKEN Brain Science Institute
- Transcriptome analysis of the aphid bacteriocyte, the symbiotic host cell that harbors an endocellular mutualistic bacterium, BuchneraAtsushi Nakabachi
Environmental Molecular Biology Laboratory and Genome Science Laboratory, RIKEN, 2 1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351 0198, Japan
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:5477-82. 2005..Conspicuously high expression of ii and iii shed light on previously unknown aspects of the host-Buchnera interactions in the symbiotic system...
- Large-scale gene discovery in the pea aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum (Hemiptera)Beatriz Sabater-Muñoz
INRA Rennes, UMR INRA Agrocampus BiO3P, BP 35327, F 35653 Le Rheu cedex, France
Genome Biol 7:R21. 2006..This project is the first to address the genetics of the Hemiptera and of a hemimetabolous insect...
- Extraordinary proliferation of microorganisms in aposymbiotic pea aphids, Acyrthosiphon pisumAtsushi Nakabachi
Molecular Microbial Ecology Division, Bioscience Technology Center, RIKEN, The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research, Hirosawa 2 1, Wako Shi, 351 0198, Saitama, Japan
J Invertebr Pathol 82:152-61. 2003..Three had no phylogenetic association with known taxonomic divisions. None of the sequences studied in this study coincided exactly with those deposited in GenBank...
- The 160-kilobase genome of the bacterial endosymbiont CarsonellaAtsushi Nakabachi
Environmental Molecular Biology Laboratory, RIKEN, Wako, Saitama 351 0198, Japan
Science 314:267. 2006..Genes for translation and amino acid biosynthesis are relatively well represented, but numerous genes considered essential for life are missing, suggesting that Carsonella may have achieved organelle-like status...