K J Kramer

Summary

Affiliation: Kansas State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Insect chitinases: molecular biology and potential use as biopesticides
    K J Kramer
    Grain Marketing and Production Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Manhattan, KS 66502 2736, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 27:887-900. 1997
  2. ncbi request reprint Luminal proteinases from Plodia interpunctella and the hydrolysis of Bacillus thuringiensis CryIA(c) protoxin
    B Oppert
    U S Grain Marketing Research Laboratory, ARS USDA, Manhattan, KS 66502 2736, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 26:571-83. 1996
  3. ncbi request reprint Proteinase-mediated insect resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis toxins
    B Oppert
    United States Grain Marketing Research Laboratory, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Manhattan, Kansas 66502 2736, USA
    J Biol Chem 272:23473-6. 1997
  4. ncbi request reprint Properties of Manduca sexta chitinase and its C-terminal deletions
    X Zhu
    Department of Biochemistry, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 31:1221-30. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Regulation of chitin synthesis in the larval midgut of Manduca sexta
    L Zimoch
    Department of Biology Chemistry, Division of Animal Physiology, University of Osnabruck, Barbarastr 11, D 49069 Osnabruck, Germany
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 35:515-27. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Compensatory proteolytic responses to dietary proteinase inhibitors in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)
    B Oppert
    USDA ARS Grain Marketing and Production Research Center, Manhattan, KS 66502, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 140:53-8. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of proteinase inhibitors on digestive proteinases and growth of the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)
    B Oppert
    USDA ARS Grain Marketing and Production Research Center, 1515 College Ave, Manhattan, KS 66502, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 134:481-90. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Characterization and cDNA cloning of three major proteins from pharate pupal cuticle of Manduca sexta
    R J Suderman
    Department of Biochemistry, Kansas State University, Willard Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506 3706, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 33:331-43. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of a potato cysteine proteinase inhibitor on midgut proteolytic enzyme activity and growth of the southern corn rootworm, Diabrotica undecimpunctata howardi (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)
    J Fabrick
    Department of Biochemistry, Willard Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 32:405-15. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint The Tribolium chitin synthase genes TcCHS1 and TcCHS2 are specialized for synthesis of epidermal cuticle and midgut peritrophic matrix
    Y Arakane
    USDA ARS Grain Marketing and Production Research Center, Manhattan, KS 66502, USA
    Insect Mol Biol 14:453-63. 2005

Collaborators

  • R W Beeman
  • H Zhang
  • X Zhu
  • T Fukamizo
  • S O Andersen
  • T L Hopkins
  • B Lenarcic
  • B Oppert
  • S Muthukrishnan
  • Y Arakane
  • L Zimoch
  • T D Morgan
  • K Hartzer
  • R J Suderman
  • J Fabrick
  • M Kanost
  • D G Hogenkamp
  • C A Specht
  • M D Lorenzen
  • Y Tomoyasu
  • H Merzendorfer
  • V Turk
  • M R Kanost
  • J Brzin
  • W H McGaughey
  • D Johnson
  • K Galesa
  • K Yoza
  • K Ohtsubo
  • G R Reeck
  • C Behnke
  • A G Rao
  • T Czapla
  • K Bala
  • S J Upton

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Insect chitinases: molecular biology and potential use as biopesticides
    K J Kramer
    Grain Marketing and Production Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Manhattan, KS 66502 2736, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 27:887-900. 1997
    ..Current knowledge regarding the molecular biology and biopesticidal action of insect and several other types of chitinases is described in this mini-review...
  2. ncbi request reprint Luminal proteinases from Plodia interpunctella and the hydrolysis of Bacillus thuringiensis CryIA(c) protoxin
    B Oppert
    U S Grain Marketing Research Laboratory, ARS USDA, Manhattan, KS 66502 2736, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 26:571-83. 1996
    ..Several serine proteinase inhibitors reduced gut enzyme activities, with two soybean trypsin inhibitors, two potato inhibitors, and chymostatin the most effective in preventing protoxin hydrolysis...
  3. ncbi request reprint Proteinase-mediated insect resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis toxins
    B Oppert
    United States Grain Marketing Research Laboratory, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Manhattan, Kansas 66502 2736, USA
    J Biol Chem 272:23473-6. 1997
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Properties of Manduca sexta chitinase and its C-terminal deletions
    X Zhu
    Department of Biochemistry, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 31:1221-30. 2001
    ..The results support the hypothesis that multiple forms of this enzyme occur in vivo due to proteolytic processing at the C-terminal end and differential glycosylation...
  5. ncbi request reprint Regulation of chitin synthesis in the larval midgut of Manduca sexta
    L Zimoch
    Department of Biology Chemistry, Division of Animal Physiology, University of Osnabruck, Barbarastr 11, D 49069 Osnabruck, Germany
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 35:515-27. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Compensatory proteolytic responses to dietary proteinase inhibitors in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)
    B Oppert
    USDA ARS Grain Marketing and Production Research Center, Manhattan, KS 66502, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 140:53-8. 2005
    ..castaneum larvae on midgut proteolytic activity and beetle developmental time is achieved through the prevention of the adaptive proteolytic response to overcome the activity of either type of inhibitor...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of proteinase inhibitors on digestive proteinases and growth of the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)
    B Oppert
    USDA ARS Grain Marketing and Production Research Center, 1515 College Ave, Manhattan, KS 66502, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 134:481-90. 2003
    ..These proteinaceous inhibitors are promising candidates for transgenic seed technology to reduce seed damage by T. castaneum...
  8. ncbi request reprint Characterization and cDNA cloning of three major proteins from pharate pupal cuticle of Manduca sexta
    R J Suderman
    Department of Biochemistry, Kansas State University, Willard Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506 3706, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 33:331-43. 2003
    ..sexta where they become sclerotized in the formation of pupal exocuticle...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of a potato cysteine proteinase inhibitor on midgut proteolytic enzyme activity and growth of the southern corn rootworm, Diabrotica undecimpunctata howardi (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)
    J Fabrick
    Department of Biochemistry, Willard Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 32:405-15. 2002
    ..We suggest that expression of inhibitors such as PCPI-10' by transgenic corn plants in the field is a potentially attractive method of host plant resistance to these Diabrotica species...
  10. ncbi request reprint The Tribolium chitin synthase genes TcCHS1 and TcCHS2 are specialized for synthesis of epidermal cuticle and midgut peritrophic matrix
    Y Arakane
    USDA ARS Grain Marketing and Production Research Center, Manhattan, KS 66502, USA
    Insect Mol Biol 14:453-63. 2005
    ..However, RNAi-mediated down-regulation of TcCHS2, but not TcCHS1, led to cessation of feeding, a dramatic shrinkage in larval size and reduced chitin content in the midgut...