Gene Symbol: LOC662384
Description: defensin 1
Alias: Def1, GLEAN_06250, tenecin-1, AUGUSTUS-3.0.2_06250, Defensin-like Protein
Species: red flour beetle

Top Publications

  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
    ..These results suggest that recognition of bacterial challenge initiates Toll and Imd pathways in T. castaneum, which subsequently induces the activation of immune-associated PLA(2)s as well as gene expression of various AMPs...