Haisun Zhu

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Publications

  1. pmc Defining behavioral and molecular differences between summer and migratory monarch butterflies
    Haisun Zhu
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Plantation Street, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    BMC Biol 7:14. 2009
  2. pmc Cryptochromes define a novel circadian clock mechanism in monarch butterflies that may underlie sun compass navigation
    Haisun Zhu
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Biol 6:e4. 2008
  3. pmc Chasing migration genes: a brain expressed sequence tag resource for summer and migratory monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus)
    Haisun Zhu
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS ONE 3:e1345. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Polarized light helps monarch butterflies navigate
    Steven M Reppert
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, LRB 728, 364 Plantation Street, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    Curr Biol 14:155-8. 2004

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Publications4

  1. pmc Defining behavioral and molecular differences between summer and migratory monarch butterflies
    Haisun Zhu
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Plantation Street, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    BMC Biol 7:14. 2009
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  2. pmc Cryptochromes define a novel circadian clock mechanism in monarch butterflies that may underlie sun compass navigation
    Haisun Zhu
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Biol 6:e4. 2008
    ..Our data further suggest that CRY2 may have a dual role in the monarch butterfly's brain-as a core clock element and as an output that regulates circadian activity in the central complex, the likely site of the sun compass...
  3. pmc Chasing migration genes: a brain expressed sequence tag resource for summer and migratory monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus)
    Haisun Zhu
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS ONE 3:e1345. 2008
    ..The identified SNPs and microsatellite polymorphisms can be used as genetic markers to address questions of population and subspecies structure...
  4. ncbi request reprint Polarized light helps monarch butterflies navigate
    Steven M Reppert
    Department of Neurobiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, LRB 728, 364 Plantation Street, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    Curr Biol 14:155-8. 2004
    ..The existence of polarized-light detection could allow migrants to accurately navigate under a variety of atmospheric conditions and reveals a critical input pathway into the sun compass mechanism...