Rickard Ignell

Summary

Affiliation: Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi Projection patterns of gustatory neurons in the suboesophageal ganglion and tritocerebrum of mosquitoes
    Rickard Ignell
    Division of Chemical Ecology, Department of Crop Science, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SE 23053 Alnarp, Sweden
    J Comp Neurol 492:214-33. 2005
  2. ncbi Neuronal architecture of the mosquito deutocerebrum
    Rickard Ignell
    Division of Chemical Ecology, Department of Crop Science, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SE 23053 Alnarp, Sweden
    J Comp Neurol 493:207-40. 2005
  3. pmc Fresh, dried or smoked? Repellent properties of volatiles emitted from ethnomedicinal plant leaves against malaria and yellow fever vectors in Ethiopia
    Fitsum Fikru Dube
    Division of Chemical Ecology, Department of Plant Protection Biology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 230 53 Alnarp, Sweden
    Malar J 10:375. 2011
  4. pmc Neural coding merges sex and habitat chemosensory signals in an insect herbivore
    Federica Trona
    Division of Chemical Ecology, Department of Plant Protection Biology, SLU, PO Box 102, 23053 Alnarp, Sweden
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20130267. 2013
  5. doi Spatial organization of antennal olfactory sensory neurons in the female Spodoptera littoralis moth: differences in sensitivity and temporal characteristics
    Muhammad Binyameen
    Division of Chemical Ecology, Department of Plant Protection Biology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, PO Box 102, SE 230 53 Alnarp, Sweden
    Chem Senses 37:613-29. 2012
  6. pmc Floral to green: mating switches moth olfactory coding and preference
    Ahmed M Saveer
    Chemical Ecology Group, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 230 53 Alnarp, Sweden
    Proc Biol Sci 279:2314-22. 2012
  7. doi Influence of blood meal on the responsiveness of olfactory receptor neurons in antennal sensilla trichodea of the yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti
    K P Siju
    Division of Chemical Ecology, Department of Plant Protection Biology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Box 102, SE 230 53 Alnarp, Sweden
    J Insect Physiol 56:659-65. 2010
  8. doi To be or not to be… a vampire: a matter of sensillum numbers in Calyptra thalictri?
    Sharon R Hill
    Division of Chemical Ecology, Department of Plant Protection Biology, Swedish Agricultural University, Alnarp, Sweden
    Arthropod Struct Dev 39:322-33. 2010
  9. ncbi Distribution of neuropeptides in the antennal lobes of male Spodoptera littoralis
    Sophie H Kromann
    Department of Plant Protection Biology, Unit of Chemical Ecology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Box 102, 230 53, Alnarp, Sweden
    Cell Tissue Res 354:431-40. 2013
  10. pmc Mosquito feeding affects larval behaviour and development in a moth
    Véronique Martel
    Department of Plant Protection Biology, Chemical Ecology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Alnarp, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 6:e25658. 2011

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi Projection patterns of gustatory neurons in the suboesophageal ganglion and tritocerebrum of mosquitoes
    Rickard Ignell
    Division of Chemical Ecology, Department of Crop Science, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SE 23053 Alnarp, Sweden
    J Comp Neurol 492:214-33. 2005
    ..The morphological features described are discussed and compared to earlier reports in other insects as, e.g., the fruitfly, Drosophila...
  2. ncbi Neuronal architecture of the mosquito deutocerebrum
    Rickard Ignell
    Division of Chemical Ecology, Department of Crop Science, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SE 23053 Alnarp, Sweden
    J Comp Neurol 493:207-40. 2005
    ..Within the glomerular array of the AL, neurons providing a possible feedback circuit to antennal receptor neurons are shown. With these results we provide a new resolution in mosquito deutocerebral architecture...
  3. pmc Fresh, dried or smoked? Repellent properties of volatiles emitted from ethnomedicinal plant leaves against malaria and yellow fever vectors in Ethiopia
    Fitsum Fikru Dube
    Division of Chemical Ecology, Department of Plant Protection Biology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 230 53 Alnarp, Sweden
    Malar J 10:375. 2011
    ....
  4. pmc Neural coding merges sex and habitat chemosensory signals in an insect herbivore
    Federica Trona
    Division of Chemical Ecology, Department of Plant Protection Biology, SLU, PO Box 102, 23053 Alnarp, Sweden
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20130267. 2013
    ..It suggests that the MGC is a common target for sexual and natural selection in moths, facilitating ecological speciation...
  5. doi Spatial organization of antennal olfactory sensory neurons in the female Spodoptera littoralis moth: differences in sensitivity and temporal characteristics
    Muhammad Binyameen
    Division of Chemical Ecology, Department of Plant Protection Biology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, PO Box 102, SE 230 53 Alnarp, Sweden
    Chem Senses 37:613-29. 2012
    ..OSN response diversity is discussed in terms of olfactory coding, behavior, and ecological specialization...
  6. pmc Floral to green: mating switches moth olfactory coding and preference
    Ahmed M Saveer
    Chemical Ecology Group, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 230 53 Alnarp, Sweden
    Proc Biol Sci 279:2314-22. 2012
    ..Modulation of odour-driven behaviour through concerted regulation of odour maps contributes to our understanding of state-dependent choice and host shifts in insect herbivores...
  7. doi Influence of blood meal on the responsiveness of olfactory receptor neurons in antennal sensilla trichodea of the yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti
    K P Siju
    Division of Chemical Ecology, Department of Plant Protection Biology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Box 102, SE 230 53 Alnarp, Sweden
    J Insect Physiol 56:659-65. 2010
    ..Considering the timing of these changes, we believe that these neurons may be involved in driving the orientation behavior of female mosquitoes to oviposition sites, which are known to release these compounds...
  8. doi To be or not to be… a vampire: a matter of sensillum numbers in Calyptra thalictri?
    Sharon R Hill
    Division of Chemical Ecology, Department of Plant Protection Biology, Swedish Agricultural University, Alnarp, Sweden
    Arthropod Struct Dev 39:322-33. 2010
    ..We propose that the reduction in olfactory sensilla sensitive to vertebrate-related compounds may be correlated to an increase in the likelihood of a male C. thalictri to take a blood meal...
  9. ncbi Distribution of neuropeptides in the antennal lobes of male Spodoptera littoralis
    Sophie H Kromann
    Department of Plant Protection Biology, Unit of Chemical Ecology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Box 102, 230 53, Alnarp, Sweden
    Cell Tissue Res 354:431-40. 2013
    ..Their distributions suggest that extrinsic neurons perform various types of context-related modulation. ..
  10. pmc Mosquito feeding affects larval behaviour and development in a moth
    Véronique Martel
    Department of Plant Protection Biology, Chemical Ecology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Alnarp, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 6:e25658. 2011
    ..The importance of this phenomenon in nature - the possible function as last resort when vertebrates are unavailable - and the evolutionary aspects are discussed...
  11. pmc Functional classification and central nervous projections of olfactory receptor neurons housed in antennal trichoid sensilla of female yellow fever mosquitoes, Aedes aegypti
    Majid Ghaninia
    Division of Chemical Ecology, Department of Plant Protection Biology, SLU, Box 44, 230 53, Alnarp, Sweden
    Eur J Neurosci 26:1611-23. 2007
    ..The targeted glomeruli were compared with an established 3D map. Our data showed that the ORN types sent their axons to defined antennal lobe glomeruli in a stereotypic pattern...
  12. doi Immunocytochemical localization of serotonin in the central and peripheral chemosensory system of mosquitoes
    K P Siju
    Division of Chemical Ecology, Department of Plant Protection Biology, SLU, Box 44, 230 53 Alnarp, Sweden
    Arthropod Struct Dev 37:248-59. 2008
    ..Taking these results together, we discuss the potential role of serotonin as a neuromodulator in the chemosensory system of disease vector mosquitoes...
  13. doi Characterization of antennal trichoid sensilla from female southern house mosquito, Culex quinquefasciatus Say
    Sharon R Hill
    Division of Chemical Ecology, Department of Plant Protection Biology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Box 102, SE 23053 Alnarp, Sweden
    Chem Senses 34:231-52. 2009
    ..Comparisons with other functionally classified mosquito antennal sensilla trichodea are discussed...
  14. pmc Nymphs of the common bed bug (Cimex lectularius) produce anti-aphrodisiac defence against conspecific males
    Vincent Harraca
    Division of Chemical Ecology, Department of Plant Protection Biology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Box 102, SE 230 53 Alnarp, Sweden
    BMC Biol 8:121. 2010
    ..We, therefore, hypothesized that nymphs emit chemical deterrents that act as an honest status signal, which prevents nymph sexual harassment and indirectly reduces energy costs for males...
  15. doi Natural odor ligands for olfactory receptor neurons of the female mosquito Aedes aegypti: use of gas chromatography-linked single sensillum recordings
    Majid Ghaninia
    SLU, Department of Plant Protection Biology, 230 53 Alnarp, Sweden
    J Exp Biol 211:3020-7. 2008
    ..Electrophysiologically active volatiles from human skin included heptanal, octanal, nonanal and decanal...
  16. ncbi Developmental changes in the structure and function of the central olfactory system in gregarious and solitary desert locusts
    Sylvia Anton
    Department of Ecology, Lund University, S 223 62 Lund, Sweden
    Microsc Res Tech 56:281-91. 2002
    ..The majority of our results are also in accordance with findings that the number of olfactory receptor neurons increases during development, resulting in increasing convergence on AL neurons...
  17. pmc Agro-ecosystems impact malaria prevalence: large-scale irrigation drives vector population in western Ethiopia
    Kassahun T Jaleta
    Department of Plant Protection Biology, Unit of Chemical Ecology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Alnarp, Sweden
    Malar J 12:350. 2013
    ..In this study, the effect of agro-ecosystem practices on malaria prevalence and the risk of malaria transmission by the primary vector mosquito, Anopheles arabiensis, in Ethiopia were investigated...
  18. pmc Identification of mosquito repellent odours from Ocimum forskolei
    Teun Dekker
    Division of Chemical Ecology, Department of Crop Science, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences PO 44, Alnarp, SE 23053, Sweden
    Parasit Vectors 4:183. 2011
    ..We verified whether active repellent compounds could be identified using gas-chromatography coupled electroantennogram recordings (GC-EAD) with headspace extracts of crushed plants...
  19. doi Characterization of the antennal olfactory system of the bed bug (Cimex lectularius)
    Vincent Harraca
    Division of Chemical Ecology, Department of Ecology, Ecology Building, Lund University, SE 223 62 Lund, Sweden
    Chem Senses 35:195-204. 2010
    ..We compare our results with previous electrophysiological recordings made with these compounds on other haematophagous arthropods...
  20. ncbi The antennal lobe of the African malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae - innervation and three-dimensional reconstruction
    Majid Ghaninia
    Division of Chemical Ecology, Department of Crop Sciences, SLU, Box 44, 230 53 Alnarp, Sweden
    Arthropod Struct Dev 36:23-39. 2007
    ..This finding, in both A. gambiae and A. aegypti, may shed new light upon the development and function of the olfactory system...
  21. ncbi Neuropeptides in the antennal lobe of the yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti
    K P Siju
    Unit of Chemical Ecology, Department of Plant Protection Biology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 230 53, Alnarp, Sweden
    J Comp Neurol 522:592-608. 2014
    ..Building on these results, we discuss the possible role of neuropeptide signaling in the antennal lobe of Ae. aegypti...
  22. pmc Presynaptic peptidergic modulation of olfactory receptor neurons in Drosophila
    Rickard Ignell
    Department of Plant Protection Biology, Division of Chemical Ecology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Box 44, S 23053 Alnarp, Sweden
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:13070-5. 2009
    ..We detect opposite behavioral phenotypes after reduction and over expression of DTKR in ORNs. Our findings suggest a presynaptic inhibitory feedback to ORNs from peptidergic LNs in the antennal lobe...
  23. ncbi Comparative study of antennal and maxillary palp olfactory sensilla of female biting midges (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae: Culicoides) in the context of host preference and phylogeny
    Elin Isberg
    Department of Plant Protection Biology, Division of Chemical Ecology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Box 102, 230 53 Alnarp, Sweden
    J Med Entomol 50:485-92. 2013
    ..We discuss the putative function of the individual sensillum types in relation to host volatile detection...
  24. ncbi Organization of Kenyon cells in subdivisions of the mushroom bodies of a lepidopteran insect
    Marcus Sjöholm
    Department of Crop Science, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SE 230 53 Alnarp, Sweden
    J Comp Neurol 491:290-304. 2005
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  25. ncbi Responses to sex pheromone and plant odours by olfactory receptor neurons housed in sensilla auricillica of the codling moth, Cydia pomonella (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)
    Lena Ansebo
    Division of Chemical Ecology, Department of Crop Science, SLU, P O Box 44, SE 230 53 Alnarp, Sweden
    J Insect Physiol 51:1066-74. 2005
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  26. ncbi Chemosensory coding by neurons in the coeloconic sensilla of the Drosophila antenna
    C Andrea Yao
    Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8103, USA
    J Neurosci 25:8359-67. 2005
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  27. ncbi Targeted mutation of a Drosophila odor receptor defines receptor requirement in a novel class of sensillum
    Tamara Elmore
    Department of Pharmacology and Center for Basic Neuroscience, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9111, USA
    J Neurosci 23:9906-12. 2003
    ..These studies demonstrate that a reverse genetic approach can be used to correlate specific olfactory receptors with odor specificity of functional classes of olfactory neurons...