Gene Symbol: GSTo2
Description: glutathione S-transferase omega 2
Alias: GST6, Gsto, glutathione S-transferase omega 2, glutathione S-transferase 6, omega-class glutathione S-transferase
Species: domestic silkworm

Top Publications

  1. Yamamoto K, Nagaoka S, Banno Y, Aso Y. Biochemical properties of an omega-class glutathione S-transferase of the silkmoth, Bombyx mori. Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol. 2009;149:461-7 pubmed publisher
    ..These results indicate that bmGSTO could be involved in the increase in level of insecticide resistance for lepidopteran insects. ..
  2. Yu Q, Lu C, Li B, Fang S, Zuo W, Dai F, et al. Identification, genomic organization and expression pattern of glutathione S-transferase in the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2008;38:1158-64 pubmed
    ..This may explain the sensitivity of the silkworm to certain insecticides. Our data provide some insights into the evolution of the B. mori GST family and the functions of individual GST enzymes...
  3. Yamamoto K, Teshiba S, Shigeoka Y, Aso Y, Banno Y, Fujiki T, et al. Characterization of an omega-class glutathione S-transferase in the stress response of the silkmoth. Insect Mol Biol. 2011;20:379-86 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, bmGSTO could contribute to increasing the environmental stress resistance of lepidopteran insects...