Research Topics

Genomes and Genes

Lac1

Summary

Gene Symbol: Lac1
Description: laccase 1
Alias: TcLac1, laccase 1, AUGUSTUS-3.0.2_00821, GLEAN_00821, Laccase-5-like Protein, para-diphenol:dioxygen oxidoreductase
Species: red flour beetle

Top Publications

  1. Arakane Y, Muthukrishnan S, Beeman R, Kanost M, Kramer K. Laccase 2 is the phenoloxidase gene required for beetle cuticle tanning. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005;102:11337-42 pubmed
    ..The results presented here support the hypothesis that two isoforms of laccase 2 generated by alternative splicing catalyze larval, pupal, and adult cuticle tanning in Tribolium. ..

Scientific Experts