Perkin L, Gerken A, Oppert B. RNA-Seq Validation of RNAi Identifies Additional Gene Connectivity in Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). J Insect Sci. 2017;17: pubmed publisher
..The data demonstrate that RNA-Seq can reveal gene connectivity and provide more complete data validation and analysis compared to qPCR. ..
Perkin L, Adrianos S, Oppert B. Gene Disruption Technologies Have the Potential to Transform Stored Product Insect Pest Control. Insects. 2016;7: pubmed publisher
..castaneum, as well as complications and future needs. ..
Martynov A, Elpidina E, Perkin L, Oppert B. Functional analysis of C1 family cysteine peptidases in the larval gut of Ð¢enebrio molitor and Tribolium castaneum. BMC Genomics. 2015;16:75 pubmed publisher
..These studies have refined our model of protein digestion in the larval gut of tenebrionid insects, and suggest genes that may be targeted by inhibitors or RNA interference for the control of cereal pests in storage areas. ..
Oppert B, Guedes R, Aikins M, Perkin L, Chen Z, Phillips T, et al. Genes related to mitochondrial functions are differentially expressed in phosphine-resistant and -susceptible Tribolium castaneum. BMC Genomics. 2015;16:968 pubmed publisher