Research Topics

Genomes and Genes

Yasuyuki Arakane

Summary

Affiliation: Kansas State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. Arakane Y, Muthukrishnan S, Beeman R, Kanost M, Kramer K. Laccase 2 is the phenoloxidase gene required for beetle cuticle tanning. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005;102:11337-42 pubmed
    ..The results presented here support the hypothesis that two isoforms of laccase 2 generated by alternative splicing catalyze larval, pupal, and adult cuticle tanning in Tribolium. ..