Joshua B Benoit

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. pmc Sphingomyelinase activity in mother's milk is essential for juvenile development: a case from lactating tsetse flies
    Joshua B Benoit
    Division of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Biol Reprod 87:17, 1-10. 2012
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. doi request reprint Multiple traumatic insemination events reduce the ability of bed bug females to maintain water balance
    Joshua B Benoit
    Division of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Comp Physiol B 182:189-98. 2012
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. pmc Analysis of lipolysis underlying lactation in the tsetse fly, Glossina morsitans
    Geoffrey M Attardo
    Yale School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 42:360-70. 2012
  10. 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

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Publications19

  1. 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...
  2. pmc Sphingomyelinase activity in mother's milk is essential for juvenile development: a case from lactating tsetse flies
    Joshua B Benoit
    Division of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Biol Reprod 87:17, 1-10. 2012
    ....
  3. 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...
  4. 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
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Multiple traumatic insemination events reduce the ability of bed bug females to maintain water balance
    Joshua B Benoit
    Division of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Comp Physiol B 182:189-98. 2012
    ....
  6. 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
    ....
  7. 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...
  8. 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
    ....
  9. pmc Analysis of lipolysis underlying lactation in the tsetse fly, Glossina morsitans
    Geoffrey M Attardo
    Yale School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 42:360-70. 2012
    ..The similarities in the lipid metabolic pathways and other aspects of milk production between tsetse and mammals indicate that this fly could be used as a novel model for lactation research...
  10. 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...
  11. pmc Lipophorin acts as a shuttle of lipids to the milk gland during tsetse fly pregnancy
    Joshua B Benoit
    Division of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, United States
    J Insect Physiol 57:1553-61. 2011
    ..Once in the milk gland however, lipids are apparently transferred into the developing larva not by lipophorin but by another carrier lipoprotein...
  12. 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...
  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. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. doi request reprint The giant Madagascar hissing-cockroach (Gromphadorhina portentosa) as a source of antagonistic moulds: concerns arising from its use in a public setting
    Jay A Yoder
    Deparment of Biology, Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH, USA
    Mycoses 51:95-8. 2008
    ..This is mainly a point of public awareness aimed at individuals (especially children) prone to infections and allergies that might be exposed to this insect and/or its rearing conditions...
  19. 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
    ....