Yoonseong Park

Summary

Affiliation: Kansas State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Ultrastructural changes caused by Snf7 RNAi in larval enterocytes of western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera Le Conte)
    Juraj Koci
    Department of Entomology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e83985. 2014
  2. pmc Evidence for D1 dopamine receptor activation by a paracrine signal of dopamine in tick salivary glands
    Ladislav Simo
    Department of Entomology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e16158. 2011
  3. pmc Analysis of transcriptome data in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum
    Yoonseong Park
    Department of Entomology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506 4004, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 38:380-6. 2008
  4. pmc Knickkopf protein protects and organizes chitin in the newly synthesized insect exoskeleton
    Sujata S Chaudhari
    Department of Biochemistry, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:17028-33. 2011
  5. pmc Receptors for the neuropeptides, myoinhibitory peptide and SIFamide, in control of the salivary glands of the blacklegged tick Ixodes scapularis
    Ladislav Simo
    Department of Entomology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506 4004, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 43:376-87. 2013
  6. pmc Identification of G protein-coupled receptors for Drosophila PRXamide peptides, CCAP, corazonin, and AKH supports a theory of ligand-receptor coevolution
    Yoonseong Park
    Department of Entomology, 5429 Boyce Hall, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:11423-8. 2002
  7. pmc Natalisin, a tachykinin-like signaling system, regulates sexual activity and fecundity in insects
    Hongbo Jiang
    Department of Entomology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:E3526-34. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Functions of duplicated genes encoding CCAP receptors in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum
    Bin Li
    Department of Entomology, Waters Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    J Insect Physiol 57:1190-7. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Functional analysis of four neuropeptides, EH, ETH, CCAP and bursicon, and their receptors in adult ecdysis behavior of the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum
    Yasuyuki Arakane
    Department of Biochemistry, Chalmers Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Mech Dev 125:984-95. 2008
  10. pmc Two novel neuropeptides in innervation of the salivary glands of the black-legged tick, Ixodes scapularis: myoinhibitory peptide and SIFamide
    Ladislav Simo
    Department of Entomology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas 66506 4004, USA
    J Comp Neurol 517:551-63. 2009

Research Grants

  1. Signaling pathways for tick salivary secretion
    Yoonseong Park; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. pmc Ultrastructural changes caused by Snf7 RNAi in larval enterocytes of western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera Le Conte)
    Juraj Koci
    Department of Entomology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e83985. 2014
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  2. pmc Evidence for D1 dopamine receptor activation by a paracrine signal of dopamine in tick salivary glands
    Ladislav Simo
    Department of Entomology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e16158. 2011
    ..The molecular and pharmacological characterization of the D1 receptor in this study provides the foundation for understanding the functions of dopamine in the blood-feeding of ticks...
  3. pmc Analysis of transcriptome data in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum
    Yoonseong Park
    Department of Entomology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506 4004, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 38:380-6. 2008
    ..We conservatively estimate that the current EST set represents more than 7,500 transcription units...
  4. pmc Knickkopf protein protects and organizes chitin in the newly synthesized insect exoskeleton
    Sujata S Chaudhari
    Department of Biochemistry, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:17028-33. 2011
    ..The conservation of Knickkopf across insect, crustacean, and nematode taxa suggests that its critical roles in the laminar ordering and protection of exoskeletal chitin may be common to all chitinous invertebrates...
  5. pmc Receptors for the neuropeptides, myoinhibitory peptide and SIFamide, in control of the salivary glands of the blacklegged tick Ixodes scapularis
    Ladislav Simo
    Department of Entomology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506 4004, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 43:376-87. 2013
    ....
  6. pmc Identification of G protein-coupled receptors for Drosophila PRXamide peptides, CCAP, corazonin, and AKH supports a theory of ligand-receptor coevolution
    Yoonseong Park
    Department of Entomology, 5429 Boyce Hall, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:11423-8. 2002
    ..These findings support a theory of coevolution for NMU and Drosophila PRXa peptides and their respective receptors...
  7. pmc Natalisin, a tachykinin-like signaling system, regulates sexual activity and fecundity in insects
    Hongbo Jiang
    Department of Entomology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:E3526-34. 2013
    ..Taken together, the taxonomic distribution pattern of the natalisin gene and the phylogeny of the receptor suggest that natalisin is an ancestral sibling of tachykinin that evolved only in the arthropod lineage. ..
  8. doi request reprint Functions of duplicated genes encoding CCAP receptors in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum
    Bin Li
    Department of Entomology, Waters Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    J Insect Physiol 57:1190-7. 2011
    ..Thus, only ccapr-2 mediates the cardioacceleratory function, ccapr-1 having apparently lost both functions for eclosion behavior and for cardioacceleration since the recent gene duplication event...
  9. doi request reprint Functional analysis of four neuropeptides, EH, ETH, CCAP and bursicon, and their receptors in adult ecdysis behavior of the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum
    Yasuyuki Arakane
    Department of Biochemistry, Chalmers Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Mech Dev 125:984-95. 2008
    ..Results from this study suggest that the functions of neuropeptidergic systems that drive innate ecdysis behavior have undergone significant changes during the evolution of arthropods...
  10. pmc Two novel neuropeptides in innervation of the salivary glands of the black-legged tick, Ixodes scapularis: myoinhibitory peptide and SIFamide
    Ladislav Simo
    Department of Entomology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas 66506 4004, USA
    J Comp Neurol 517:551-63. 2009
    ..Our data provide evidence for neural control of salivary gland by MIP and SIFamide from the synganglion, thus leading a basis for functional studies of these two distinct classes of neuropeptides...
  11. ncbi request reprint Functions of ion transport peptide and ion transport peptide-like in the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum
    Khurshida Begum
    Department of Entomology, Kansas State University, 123 Waters Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 39:717-25. 2009
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  12. doi request reprint Tubulin superfamily genes in Tribolium castaneum and the use of a Tubulin promoter to drive transgene expression
    Kendra S Siebert
    Department of Entomology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 38:749-55. 2008
    ..We also examined the TcalphaTub1 expression pattern in germline transformants using the enhanced green fluorescent protein (EGFP) reporter. Beetles transformed with this piggyBac-based reporter ubiquitously expressed EGFP at all stages...
  13. pmc BeetleBase in 2010: revisions to provide comprehensive genomic information for Tribolium castaneum
    Hee Shin Kim
    KSU Bioinformatics Center, Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 38:D437-42. 2010
    ..BeetleBase serves as a long-term repository for Tribolium genomic data, and is compatible with other model organism databases...
  14. ncbi request reprint Two essential peritrophic matrix proteins mediate matrix barrier functions in the insect midgut
    Sinu Agrawal
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Kansas State University, 141 Chalmers Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 49:24-34. 2014
    ..These results suggest that specific PMPs are involved in the regulation of PM permeability, and that a gradient of barrier function is essential for survival and fat body maintenance...
  15. pmc Neural control of salivary glands in ixodid ticks
    Ladislav Simo
    Department of Entomology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA
    J Insect Physiol 58:459-66. 2012
    ..Here, we briefly review previous pharmacological studies and provide a revised summary of SG control mechanisms in ticks...
  16. doi request reprint Analysis of functions of the chitin deacetylase gene family in Tribolium castaneum
    Yasuyuki Arakane
    Department of Biochemistry, Kansas State University, Manhattan, 66506, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 39:355-65. 2009
    ..These results reveal functional specialization among T. castaneum CDA genes and splice variants...
  17. pmc A protein from the salivary glands of the pea aphid, Acyrthosiphon pisum, is essential in feeding on a host plant
    Navdeep S Mutti
    Department of Entomology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:9965-9. 2008
    ..Thus, we infer that Protein C002 is crucial in the feeding of the pea aphid on fava bean...
  18. pmc The maternal-effect, selfish genetic element Medea is associated with a composite Tc1 transposon
    Marcé D Lorenzen
    United States Department of Agriculture, Grain Marketing and Production Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, Manhattan, KS 66502, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:10085-9. 2008
    ..The Medea system in Tribolium represents an unusual type of intragenomic conflict and could provide a useful vehicle for driving desirable genes into populations...
  19. pmc Validation of internal reference genes for real-time quantitative polymerase chain reaction studies in the tick, Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae)
    Juraj Koci
    Department of Entomology, Kansas State University, 123 Waters Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    J Med Entomol 50:79-84. 2013
    ..We conclude that rps4 and l13a, whether individually or as a pair, serve as suitable internal reference genes for qRT-PCR studies in the SG and SYN of I. scapularis...
  20. pmc Cholinergic and non-cholinergic functions of two acetylcholinesterase genes revealed by gene-silencing in Tribolium castaneum
    Yanhui Lu
    Department of Entomology, 123 Waters Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506 4004, USA
    Sci Rep 2:288. 2012
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  21. ncbi request reprint Two subtypes of ecdysis-triggering hormone receptor in Drosophila melanogaster
    Yoonseong Park
    Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
    J Biol Chem 278:17710-5. 2003
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  22. pmc Identification and characterization of two chitin synthase genes in African malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae
    Xin Zhang
    Department of Entomology, 123 Waters Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 42:674-82. 2012
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  23. ncbi request reprint Anatomical localization and stereoisomeric composition of Tribolium castaneum aggregation pheromones
    Yujie Lu
    Department of Entomology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Naturwissenschaften 98:755-61. 2011
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  24. pmc Corazonin receptor signaling in ecdysis initiation
    Young Joon Kim
    Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:6704-9. 2004
    ..These findings support the role of corazonin signaling in initiation of the ecdysis behavioral sequence. We propose a model for peptide-mediated interactions between Inka cells and the CNS underlying this process in insect development...
  25. ncbi request reprint Deletion of the ecdysis-triggering hormone gene leads to lethal ecdysis deficiency
    Yoonseong Park
    Department of Entomology, 5429 Boyce Hall, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Development 129:493-503. 2002
    ..The ETH signaling system provides an opportunity for genetic analysis of a chemically coded physiological and behavioral sequence...
  26. pmc Invertebrate specific D1-like dopamine receptor in control of salivary glands in the black-legged tick Ixodes scapularis
    Ladislav Simo
    Department of Entomology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, 66506
    J Comp Neurol 522:2038-52. 2014
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  27. pmc Autocrine/paracrine dopamine in the salivary glands of the blacklegged tick Ixodes scapularis
    Juraj Koci
    Department of Entomology, Kansas State University, 123 Waters Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA Electronic address
    J Insect Physiol 62:39-45. 2014
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  28. pmc Genomics, transcriptomics, and peptidomics of neuropeptides and protein hormones in the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum
    Bin Li
    Department of Entomology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas 66506 4004, USA
    Genome Res 18:113-22. 2008
    ..Our analysis of Tribolium indicates that, during insect evolution, genes for neuropeptides and protein hormones are often duplicated or lost...
  29. pmc Molecular cloning and functional characterization of the diapause hormone receptor in the corn earworm Helicoverpa zea
    Hongbo Jiang
    Department of Entomology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, United States
    Peptides 53:243-9. 2014
    ..We provide large-scale in vitro data that serve as a reference for the development of agonists and antagonists to disrupt the DH signaling pathway. ..
  30. ncbi request reprint Vasopressin-like peptide and its receptor function in an indirect diuretic signaling pathway in the red flour beetle
    Michael J Aikins
    Department of Entomology, 123 Waters Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 38:740-8. 2008
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  31. ncbi request reprint A genome-wide inventory of neurohormone GPCRs in the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum
    Frank Hauser
    Center for Functional and Comparative Insect Genomics and Department of Cell Biology and Comparative Zoology, Institute of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 15, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Front Neuroendocrinol 29:142-65. 2008
    ..It also shows that Drosophila is not a good representative of all insects, because several of the hormonal systems that we now find in Tribolium do not exist in Drosophila...
  32. ncbi request reprint The genome of the model beetle and pest Tribolium castaneum
    Stephen Richards
    Human Genome Sequencing Center, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Nature 452:949-55. 2008
    ..Systemic RNA interference in T. castaneum functions differently from that in Caenorhabditis elegans, but nevertheless offers similar power for the elucidation of gene function and identification of targets for selective insect control...
  33. pmc Large diversity of the piggyBac-like elements in the genome of Tribolium castaneum
    Jianjun Wang
    Department of Plant Protection, Yangzhou University, Yangzhou, China
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 38:490-8. 2008
    ..This large diversity of TcPLEs with generally low copy numbers suggests multiple invasions of the TcPLEs over a long evolutionary time without extensive multiplications or occurrence of rapid loss of TcPLEs copies...

Research Grants1

  1. Signaling pathways for tick salivary secretion
    Yoonseong Park; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The fundamental knowledge will offer rational approaches to the development of environmentally benign acaricidal compounds. ..