Ron A Salzman

Summary

Affiliation: Texas A and M University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Insight into hypoxia tolerance in cowpea bruchid: metabolic repression and heat shock protein regulation via hypoxia-inducible factor 1
    Ji Eun Ahn
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e57267. 2013
  2. pmc Antagonistic regulation, yet synergistic defense: effect of bergapten and protease inhibitor on development of cowpea bruchid Callosobruchus maculatus
    Fengguang Guo
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e41877. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Functional mechanics of the plant defensive Griffonia simplicifolia lectin II: resistance to proteolysis is independent of glycoconjugate binding in the insect gut
    K Zhu-Salzman
    Institute for Plant Genomics and Biotechnology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    J Econ Entomol 94:1280-4. 2001
  4. pmc Transcriptional regulation of sorghum defense determinants against a phloem-feeding aphid
    Keyan Zhu-Salzman
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    Plant Physiol 134:420-31. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Calcium modulates protease resistance and carbohydrate binding of a plant defense legume lectin, Griffonia simplicifolia lectin II (GSII)
    Keyan Zhu-Salzman
    Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 132:327-34. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Cowpea bruchid Callosobruchus maculatus uses a three-component strategy to overcome a plant defensive cysteine protease inhibitor
    K Zhu-Salzman
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Insect Mol Biol 12:135-45. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Sorghum bicolor's transcriptome response to dehydration, high salinity and ABA
    Christina D Buchanan
    Institute for Plant Genomics and Biotechnology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX, 77843, USA
    Plant Mol Biol 58:699-720. 2005
  8. pmc Arabidopsis vegetative storage protein is an anti-insect acid phosphatase
    Yilin Liu
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Plant Physiol 139:1545-56. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Transcriptional regulation in southern corn rootworm larvae challenged by soyacystatin N
    Yilin Liu
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 34:1069-77. 2004
  10. pmc Transcriptional profiling of sorghum induced by methyl jasmonate, salicylic acid, and aminocyclopropane carboxylic acid reveals cooperative regulation and novel gene responses
    Ron A Salzman
    Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    Plant Physiol 138:352-68. 2005

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Publications16

  1. pmc Insight into hypoxia tolerance in cowpea bruchid: metabolic repression and heat shock protein regulation via hypoxia-inducible factor 1
    Ji Eun Ahn
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e57267. 2013
    ..Its activator function has been confirmed by transient co-transfection into S2 cells of constructs of HIF1 subunits and the HSP promoter-driven reporter...
  2. pmc Antagonistic regulation, yet synergistic defense: effect of bergapten and protease inhibitor on development of cowpea bruchid Callosobruchus maculatus
    Fengguang Guo
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e41877. 2012
    ..Therefore, targeting insect vulnerable sites that may compromise each other's counter-defensive response has the potential to increase the efficacy of the anti-insect molecules...
  3. ncbi request reprint Functional mechanics of the plant defensive Griffonia simplicifolia lectin II: resistance to proteolysis is independent of glycoconjugate binding in the insect gut
    K Zhu-Salzman
    Institute for Plant Genomics and Biotechnology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    J Econ Entomol 94:1280-4. 2001
    ....
  4. pmc Transcriptional regulation of sorghum defense determinants against a phloem-feeding aphid
    Keyan Zhu-Salzman
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    Plant Physiol 134:420-31. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Calcium modulates protease resistance and carbohydrate binding of a plant defense legume lectin, Griffonia simplicifolia lectin II (GSII)
    Keyan Zhu-Salzman
    Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 132:327-34. 2002
    ..Thus, both carbohydrate binding (presumably to targets in the insect gut) and biochemical stability to proteolytic degradation in situ indeed contribute to anti-insect activity, and these activities are Ca(2+)-dependent...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cowpea bruchid Callosobruchus maculatus uses a three-component strategy to overcome a plant defensive cysteine protease inhibitor
    K Zhu-Salzman
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Insect Mol Biol 12:135-45. 2003
    ..Our results suggest that the cowpea bruchid adapts to the challenge of scN by qualitative and quantitative remodelling of its digestive protease complement, and by activating scN-degrading protease activity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Sorghum bicolor's transcriptome response to dehydration, high salinity and ABA
    Christina D Buchanan
    Institute for Plant Genomics and Biotechnology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX, 77843, USA
    Plant Mol Biol 58:699-720. 2005
    ..Overall, this study provides a foundation of information on sorghum's osmotic stress responsive gene complement that will accelerate follow up biochemical, QTL and comparative studies...
  8. pmc Arabidopsis vegetative storage protein is an anti-insect acid phosphatase
    Yilin Liu
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Plant Physiol 139:1545-56. 2005
    ..Collectively, we conclude that AtVSP2 is an anti-insect protein and that its defense function is correlated with its acid phosphatase activity...
  9. ncbi request reprint Transcriptional regulation in southern corn rootworm larvae challenged by soyacystatin N
    Yilin Liu
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 34:1069-77. 2004
    ..Multiple regulatory mechanisms of counter defense-related genes may allow insects to evade the effect of plant defense proteins, and impose an obstacle to biotechnology-based insect control...
  10. pmc Transcriptional profiling of sorghum induced by methyl jasmonate, salicylic acid, and aminocyclopropane carboxylic acid reveals cooperative regulation and novel gene responses
    Ron A Salzman
    Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    Plant Physiol 138:352-68. 2005
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Transcriptional regulation in cowpea bruchid guts during adaptation to a plant defence protease inhibitor
    J Moon
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Insect Mol Biol 13:283-91. 2004
    ..These results suggest cathepsin B-like cysteine proteases may play a crucial role in cowpea bruchid adaptation to dietary scN...
  12. ncbi request reprint Functional roles of specific bruchid protease isoforms in adaptation to a soybean protease inhibitor
    J E Ahn
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Insect Mol Biol 13:649-57. 2004
    ..High induction of unique cysteine protease isoforms with superior autoprocessing and proteolytic efficacy represents a strategy cowpea bruchids use to cope with dietary scN...
  13. ncbi request reprint Inorganic cations mediate plant PR5 protein antifungal activity through fungal Mnn1- and Mnn4-regulated cell surface glycans
    Ron A Salzman
    Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A and M University, College Station 77843 2128, USA
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 17:780-8. 2004
    ..Therefore, we have identified glycan interaction as a mechanism for antimicrobial protein activity modulation by cations, a pattern that may apply to diverse innate defense responses...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cowpea bruchid Callosobruchus maculatus counteracts dietary protease inhibitors by modulating propeptides of major digestive enzymes
    J E Ahn
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    Insect Mol Biol 16:295-304. 2007
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Functional expression of an insect cathepsin B-like counter-defence protein
    Y D Koo
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Insect Mol Biol 17:235-45. 2008
    ..Together, we have provided functional evidence suggesting that CmCatB1 confers inhibitor-insensitive enzymatic activity to cowpea bruchids, which is crucial for insect survival when challenged by dietary protease inhibitors...
  16. doi request reprint Cowpea bruchid midgut transcriptome response to a soybean cystatin--costs and benefits of counter-defence
    Y H Chi
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Insect Mol Biol 18:97-110. 2009
    ..The enhanced or restored digestibility that may result is possibly crucial for insect survival, yet may be bought at the cost of weakened response to other stresses...