Hongxiu Wen

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  1. doi request reprint Transgenic silkworms (Bombyx mori) produce recombinant spider dragline silk in cocoons
    Hongxiu Wen
    Division of Applied Biology, Faculty of Textile Science and Technology, Shinshu University, Ueda, Nagano, 386 8567, Japan
    Mol Biol Rep 37:1815-21. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Characterization of unique heavy chain fibroin filaments spun underwater by the caddisfly Stenopsyche marmorata (Trichoptera; Stenopsychidae)
    Yujun Wang
    Department of Applied Biology, Faculty of Textile Science and Technology, Shinshu University, Ueda 386 8567, Japan
    Mol Biol Rep 37:2885-92. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Sequence structure and expression pattern of a novel anionic defensin-like gene from silkworm (Bombyx mori)
    Hongxiu Wen
    Department of Applied Biology, Faculty of Textile Science and Technology, Shinshu University, Ueda, Nagano 386 8567, Japan
    Mol Biol Rep 36:711-6. 2009

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  1. doi request reprint Transgenic silkworms (Bombyx mori) produce recombinant spider dragline silk in cocoons
    Hongxiu Wen
    Division of Applied Biology, Faculty of Textile Science and Technology, Shinshu University, Ueda, Nagano, 386 8567, Japan
    Mol Biol Rep 37:1815-21. 2010
    ..Compared with wild-type silk, the recombinant silk displayed a higher tensile strength and elasticity. The results indicate the potential for producing recombinant spider silk in transgenic B. mori...
  2. doi request reprint Characterization of unique heavy chain fibroin filaments spun underwater by the caddisfly Stenopsyche marmorata (Trichoptera; Stenopsychidae)
    Yujun Wang
    Department of Applied Biology, Faculty of Textile Science and Technology, Shinshu University, Ueda 386 8567, Japan
    Mol Biol Rep 37:2885-92. 2010
    ..The H-fibroin of S. marmorata is about 400-500 kDa and expressed in both the middle and posterior silk glands, which is different from the expression pattern in Lepidoptera species...
  3. doi request reprint Sequence structure and expression pattern of a novel anionic defensin-like gene from silkworm (Bombyx mori)
    Hongxiu Wen
    Department of Applied Biology, Faculty of Textile Science and Technology, Shinshu University, Ueda, Nagano 386 8567, Japan
    Mol Biol Rep 36:711-6. 2009
    ..BmdefA is also strongly induced by immune challenge. These results suggest that BmdefA plays an important role in both immunity and metamorphosis...