Gene Symbol: LOC660509
Description: immune deficiency
Alias: imd, uncharacterized protein LOC660509, AUGUSTUS-3.0.2_10851, GLEAN_10851
Species: red flour beetle

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  1. Shrestha S, Kim Y. Activation of immune-associated phospholipase A2 is functionally linked to Toll/Imd signal pathways in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum. Dev Comp Immunol. 2010;34:530-7 pubmed publisher
    ..A recent genome analysis of the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum, has annotated both Toll and Imd signal pathways that are presumably considered to specifically respond to different microbial infections to express ..
  2. Peuß R, Eggert H, Armitage S, Kurtz J. Downregulation of the evolutionary capacitor Hsp90 is mediated by social cues. Proc Biol Sci. 2015;282: pubmed publisher
    ..insect: there was increased activity of the phenoloxidase enzyme and downregulation of the immune regulator, imd. Our study poses the exciting question of whether evolvability might be regulated through the use of information ..

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