Gene Symbol: prophenoloxidase
Description: phenoloxidase subunit A3
Alias: GB18313, ppoq, phenoloxidase subunit A3, prophenoloxidase
Species: bee

Top Publications

  1. Zufelato M, Lourenço A, Simoes Z, Jorge J, Bitondi M. Phenoloxidase activity in Apis mellifera honey bee pupae, and ecdysteroid-dependent expression of the prophenoloxidase mRNA. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2004;34:1257-68 pubmed
    ..Semiquantitative RT-PCR and Southern blot analysis using a 359 bp labeled probe, and quantification of the prophenoloxidase mRNA levels by real-time PCR showed increased amounts of transcripts in hemocytes and integument from young ..
  2. Louren o A, Zufelato M, Bitondi M, Sim es Z. Molecular characterization of a cDNA encoding prophenoloxidase and its expression in Apis mellifera. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2005;35:541-52 pubmed publisher
    ..Real time RT-PCR showed higher amounts of AmproPO transcripts in adults and older pupae than in younger pupae and larvae, suggesting a function of AmproPO in adult exoskeleton melanization and differentiation...
  3. Cristino A, Nunes F, Barchuk A, Aguiar Coelho V, Simões Z, Bitondi M. Organization, evolution and transcriptional profile of hexamerin genes of the parasitic wasp Nasonia vitripennis (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae). Insect Mol Biol. 2010;19 Suppl 1:137-46 pubmed publisher
    ..Temporal and spatial transcriptional profiles of N. vitripennis hexamerins suggest that they have physiological functions other than metamorphosis, which are arguably coupled with its lifestyle. ..