Yoshinori Tomoyasu

Summary

Affiliation: Kansas State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Larval RNAi in Tribolium (Coleoptera) for analyzing adult development
    Yoshinori Tomoyasu
    Division of Biology, Ackert Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Dev Genes Evol 214:575-8. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Ultrabithorax is required for membranous wing identity in the beetle Tribolium castaneum
    Yoshinori Tomoyasu
    Division of Biology, Chalmers Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas 66506, USA
    Nature 433:643-7. 2005
  3. pmc Exploring systemic RNA interference in insects: a genome-wide survey for RNAi genes in Tribolium
    Yoshinori Tomoyasu
    Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas 66506, USA
    Genome Biol 9:R10. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Identification, mRNA expression and functional analysis of several yellow family genes in Tribolium castaneum
    Yasuyuki Arakane
    Department of Biochemistry, Kansas State University, 141 Chalmers Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506 3702, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 40:259-66. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Larval RNAi in Drosophila?
    Sherry C Miller
    Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Dev Genes Evol 218:505-10. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Repeated co-options of exoskeleton formation during wing-to-elytron evolution in beetles
    Yoshinori Tomoyasu
    Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Curr Biol 19:2057-65. 2009
  7. pmc Do teashirt family genes specify trunk identity? Insights from the single tiptop/teashirt homolog of Tribolium castaneum
    Teresa D Shippy
    Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Dev Genes Evol 218:141-52. 2008
  8. pmc Dissecting systemic RNA interference in the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum: parameters affecting the efficiency of RNAi
    Sherry C Miller
    Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e47431. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Concurrent in situ hybridization and antibody staining in red flour beetle (tribolium) embryos
    Teresa D Shippy
    Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    CSH Protoc 2009:pdb.prot5257. 2009
  10. doi 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

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Larval RNAi in Tribolium (Coleoptera) for analyzing adult development
    Yoshinori Tomoyasu
    Division of Biology, Ackert Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Dev Genes Evol 214:575-8. 2004
    ..The larval RNAi technique will be useful to analyze gene functions in post-embryonic development, giving us the opportunity to study the molecular basis of adult morphological diversity in various organisms...
  2. ncbi request reprint Ultrabithorax is required for membranous wing identity in the beetle Tribolium castaneum
    Yoshinori Tomoyasu
    Division of Biology, Chalmers Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas 66506, USA
    Nature 433:643-7. 2005
    ..This counteracting effect of Ubx in beetle hindwings represents a previously unknown mode of wing diversification in insects...
  3. pmc Exploring systemic RNA interference in insects: a genome-wide survey for RNAi genes in Tribolium
    Yoshinori Tomoyasu
    Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas 66506, USA
    Genome Biol 9:R10. 2008
    ..However, Drosophila, the leading insect model organism, does not show a robust systemic RNAi response, necessitating another model system to study the molecular mechanism of systemic RNAi in insects...
  4. doi request reprint Identification, mRNA expression and functional analysis of several yellow family genes in Tribolium castaneum
    Yasuyuki Arakane
    Department of Biochemistry, Kansas State University, 141 Chalmers Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506 3702, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 40:259-66. 2010
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  5. ncbi request reprint Larval RNAi in Drosophila?
    Sherry C Miller
    Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Dev Genes Evol 218:505-10. 2008
    ..Our data provide specific information about the tissues amenable to RNAi in two different insects, which may help us understand the molecular basis of systemic RNAi...
  6. doi request reprint Repeated co-options of exoskeleton formation during wing-to-elytron evolution in beetles
    Yoshinori Tomoyasu
    Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Curr Biol 19:2057-65. 2009
    ..We have previously shown that highly modified beetle elytra are Hox-free structures despite their divergent morphology, suggesting another mode of evolutionary modification...
  7. pmc Do teashirt family genes specify trunk identity? Insights from the single tiptop/teashirt homolog of Tribolium castaneum
    Teresa D Shippy
    Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Dev Genes Evol 218:141-52. 2008
    ..We discuss this finding in the context of recent insights into the evolution and function of the Drosophila teashirt family genes...
  8. pmc Dissecting systemic RNA interference in the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum: parameters affecting the efficiency of RNAi
    Sherry C Miller
    Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e47431. 2012
    ..These data provide specific information essential to the design and implementation of RNAi based studies, and may provide insight into the molecular basis of the systemic RNAi response in insects...
  9. ncbi request reprint Concurrent in situ hybridization and antibody staining in red flour beetle (tribolium) embryos
    Teresa D Shippy
    Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    CSH Protoc 2009:pdb.prot5257. 2009
    ..This protocol allows both procedures to be performed concurrently in the same Tribolium embryo. Such double staining is particularly useful for comparing the expression pattern of a new gene to that of a known protein...
  10. doi 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...