J B Benoit

Summary

Affiliation: The Ohio State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Addition of alarm pheromone components improves the effectiveness of desiccant dusts against Cimex lectularius
    Joshua B Benoit
    Department of Entomology, The Ohio State University, 318 West 12th Ave, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Med Entomol 46:572-9. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms to reduce dehydration stress in larvae of the Antarctic midge, Belgica antarctica
    Joshua B Benoit
    Department of Entomology, The Ohio State University, 318 W 12th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Insect Physiol 53:656-67. 2007
  3. pmc Heat shock proteins contribute to mosquito dehydration tolerance
    Joshua B Benoit
    Department of Entomology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, United States
    J Insect Physiol 56:151-6. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Resistance to dehydration between bouts of blood feeding in the bed bug, Cimex lectularius, is enhanced by water conservation, aggregation, and quiescence
    Joshua B Benoit
    Department of Entomology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:987-93. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Suppression of water loss during adult diapause in the northern house mosquito, Culex pipiens
    Joshua B Benoit
    The Ohio State University, Department of Entomology, 318 W 12th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Exp Biol 210:217-26. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Habitat requirements of the seabird tick, Ixodes uriae (Acari: Ixodidae), from the Antarctic Peninsula in relation to water balance characteristics of eggs, nonfed and engorged stages
    J B Benoit
    Department of Entomology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Comp Physiol B 177:205-15. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Responses of the bed bug, Cimex lectularius, to temperature extremes and dehydration: levels of tolerance, rapid cold hardening and expression of heat shock proteins
    J B Benoit
    Department of Entomology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Med Vet Entomol 23:418-25. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Water management by dormant insects: comparisons between dehydration resistance during summer aestivation and winter diapause
    Joshua B Benoit
    Department of Entomology, Aronoff Laboratory, The Ohio State University, 318 West 12th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio, 43210, USA
    Prog Mol Subcell Biol 49:209-29. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Dehydration-induced cross tolerance of Belgica antarctica larvae to cold and heat is facilitated by trehalose accumulation
    Joshua B Benoit
    Department of Entomology, The Ohio State University, 318 West 12th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 152:518-23. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Dehydration, rehydration, and overhydration alter patterns of gene expression in the Antarctic midge, Belgica antarctica
    Giancarlo Lopez-Martinez
    Department of Entomology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Comp Physiol B 179:481-91. 2009

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. pmc Addition of alarm pheromone components improves the effectiveness of desiccant dusts against Cimex lectularius
    Joshua B Benoit
    Department of Entomology, The Ohio State University, 318 West 12th Ave, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Med Entomol 46:572-9. 2009
    ..Presumably, the addition of alarm pheromone elevates excited crawling activity, thereby promoting cuticular changes that increase water loss...
  2. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms to reduce dehydration stress in larvae of the Antarctic midge, Belgica antarctica
    Joshua B Benoit
    Department of Entomology, The Ohio State University, 318 W 12th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Insect Physiol 53:656-67. 2007
    ..Thus, these hydrophilic midge larvae prevent dehydration by multiple mechanisms that collectively reduce the water loss rate and increase dehydration tolerance...
  3. pmc Heat shock proteins contribute to mosquito dehydration tolerance
    Joshua B Benoit
    Department of Entomology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, United States
    J Insect Physiol 56:151-6. 2010
    ..These results indicate a critical function for these Hsps in mosquito dehydration tolerance...
  4. ncbi request reprint Resistance to dehydration between bouts of blood feeding in the bed bug, Cimex lectularius, is enhanced by water conservation, aggregation, and quiescence
    Joshua B Benoit
    Department of Entomology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:987-93. 2007
    ..Surviving water stress is considerably enhanced behaviorally by quiescence, characterized by prolonged periods of inactivity, and by the formation of clusters that generate a water-conserving group effect...
  5. ncbi request reprint Suppression of water loss during adult diapause in the northern house mosquito, Culex pipiens
    Joshua B Benoit
    The Ohio State University, Department of Entomology, 318 W 12th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Exp Biol 210:217-26. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Habitat requirements of the seabird tick, Ixodes uriae (Acari: Ixodidae), from the Antarctic Peninsula in relation to water balance characteristics of eggs, nonfed and engorged stages
    J B Benoit
    Department of Entomology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Comp Physiol B 177:205-15. 2007
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Responses of the bed bug, Cimex lectularius, to temperature extremes and dehydration: levels of tolerance, rapid cold hardening and expression of heat shock proteins
    J B Benoit
    Department of Entomology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Med Vet Entomol 23:418-25. 2009
    ..Our results define the tolerance limits for bed bugs to these commonly encountered stresses of temperature and low humidity and indicate a role for Hsps in responding to these stresses...
  8. doi request reprint Water management by dormant insects: comparisons between dehydration resistance during summer aestivation and winter diapause
    Joshua B Benoit
    Department of Entomology, Aronoff Laboratory, The Ohio State University, 318 West 12th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio, 43210, USA
    Prog Mol Subcell Biol 49:209-29. 2010
    ..Whether an insect is in diapause or aestivation, behavioral, biochemical, and physiological adaptations are essential for suppressing water loss and enhancing survival in a desiccated state...
  9. doi request reprint Dehydration-induced cross tolerance of Belgica antarctica larvae to cold and heat is facilitated by trehalose accumulation
    Joshua B Benoit
    Department of Entomology, The Ohio State University, 318 West 12th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 152:518-23. 2009
    ..We conclude that changes in temperature tolerance in B. antarctica are linked to the rate and severity of dehydration and that trehalose elevation is a probable mechanism enhancing this form of cross tolerance...
  10. doi request reprint Dehydration, rehydration, and overhydration alter patterns of gene expression in the Antarctic midge, Belgica antarctica
    Giancarlo Lopez-Martinez
    Department of Entomology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Comp Physiol B 179:481-91. 2009
    ....
  11. doi request reprint High resistance to oxidative damage in the Antarctic midge Belgica antarctica, and developmentally linked expression of genes encoding superoxide dismutase, catalase and heat shock proteins
    Giancarlo Lopez-Martinez
    Department of Entomology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 38:796-804. 2008
    ..Assays to measure oxidative damage (lipid peroxidation TBARS and carbonyl proteins) demonstrated that the Antarctic midge is highly resistant to oxidative stress...
  12. doi request reprint Metabolomics reveals unique and shared metabolic changes in response to heat shock, freezing and desiccation in the Antarctic midge, Belgica antarctica
    M Robert Michaud
    Department of Entomology, Ohio State University, 318 West 12th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210 1242, USA
    J Insect Physiol 54:645-55. 2008
    ..A number of metabolic changes, especially those in the sugar and polyol pools, are adaptations that have potential to enhance survival during both cold and desiccation...
  13. doi request reprint Distinct contractile and cytoskeletal protein patterns in the Antarctic midge are elicited by desiccation and rehydration
    Aiqing Li
    Department of Entomology, The Ohio State University, 318 West 12th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Proteomics 9:2788-98. 2009
    ..We conclude that the major protein responses elicited by both desiccation and rehydration are linked to body contraction and cytoskeleton rearrangements...
  14. pmc Repeated bouts of dehydration deplete nutrient reserves and reduce egg production in the mosquito Culex pipiens
    Joshua B Benoit
    Department of Entomology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Exp Biol 213:2763-9. 2010
    ..pipiens...
  15. pmc Meeting the challenges of on-host and off-host water balance in blood-feeding arthropods
    Joshua B Benoit
    Department of Entomology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, United States
    J Insect Physiol 56:1366-76. 2010
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Rapid cold-hardening in larvae of the Antarctic midge Belgica antarctica: cellular cold-sensing and a role for calcium
    Nicholas M Teets
    Department of Zoology, Miami University, Oxford, OH 45056, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 294:R1938-46. 2008
    ..This is the first report implicating calcium as an important second messenger in the RCH response...
  17. ncbi request reprint An endosymbiotic conidial fungus, Scopulariopsis brevicaulis, protects the American dog tick, Dermacentor variabilis, from desiccation imposed by an entomopathogenic fungus
    Jay A Yoder
    Department of Biology, Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH 45501, USA
    J Invertebr Pathol 97:119-27. 2008
    ..Thus, the S. brevicaulis/tick association appears to be mutualistic symbiosis. Given that both organisms are of medical-veterinary importance, disruption of this symbiosis has potential for generating novel tools for disease control...
  18. ncbi request reprint Stress-induced accumulation of glycerol in the flesh fly, Sarcophaga bullata: evidence indicating anti-desiccant and cryoprotectant functions of this polyol and a role for the brain in coordinating the response
    Jay A Yoder
    Department of Biology, Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH 45501, USA
    J Insect Physiol 52:202-14. 2006
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Critical transition temperature and activation energy with implications for arthropod cuticular permeability
    Jay A Yoder
    J Insect Physiol 51:1063-5. 2005
  20. ncbi request reprint Prolonged maintenance of water balance by adult females of the American spider beetle, Mezium affine Boieldieu, in the absence of food and water resources
    Joshua B Benoit
    Department of Biology, Wittenberg University, Ward Street at North Wittenberg Avenue, Springfield, OH 45501, USA
    J Insect Physiol 51:565-73. 2005
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Water relations in eggs of the lone star tick, Amblyomma americanum, with experimental work on the capacity for water vapor absorption
    Jay A Yoder
    Department of Biology, Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH 45501, USA
    Exp Appl Acarol 33:235-42. 2004
    ..Thus, enhancement of water retention, not water vapor absorption, permits eggs to resist desiccation...