Giancarlo Lopez-Martinez

Summary

Affiliation: The Ohio State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. pmc Drinking a hot blood meal elicits a protective heat shock response in mosquitoes
    Joshua B Benoit
    Department of Entomology and Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:8026-9. 2011
  8. 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
  9. ncbi request reprint Rehydration driven RNAi: a novel approach for effectively delivering dsRNA to mosquito larvae
    Giancarlo Lopez-Martinez
    Department of Entomology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Med Entomol 49:215-8. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Phylogeography illuminates maternal origins of exotic Coptotermes gestroi (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae)
    Tracie M Jenkins
    Department of Entomology, University of Georgia, Griffin, GA 30223, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 42:612-21. 2007

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. 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
    ....
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. pmc Drinking a hot blood meal elicits a protective heat shock response in mosquitoes
    Joshua B Benoit
    Department of Entomology and Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:8026-9. 2011
    ....
  8. 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Rehydration driven RNAi: a novel approach for effectively delivering dsRNA to mosquito larvae
    Giancarlo Lopez-Martinez
    Department of Entomology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Med Entomol 49:215-8. 2012
    ..We anticipate that this relatively simple procedure will prove useful for knocking down expression of other genes as well, in larvae of this mosquito and in others...
  10. ncbi request reprint Phylogeography illuminates maternal origins of exotic Coptotermes gestroi (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae)
    Tracie M Jenkins
    Department of Entomology, University of Georgia, Griffin, GA 30223, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 42:612-21. 2007
    ..These data provide support for using phylogeography to understand the dispersal history of exotic termites. Serendipitously, we also gained insights into concerted evolution in an ITS cluster from rhinotermitid species in two genera...
  11. 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...