LOC662755

Summary

Gene Symbol: LOC662755
Description: toll-like receptor 2
Alias: Toll2, protein toll, AUGUSTUS-3.0.2_04452, GLEAN_04452, toll 2, toll-like protein
Species: red flour beetle

Top Publications

  1. Zou Z, Evans J, Lu Z, Zhao P, Williams M, Sumathipala N, et al. Comparative genomic analysis of the Tribolium immune system. Genome Biol. 2007;8:R177 pubmed publisher
    ..A framework of information on Tribolium immunity is established, which may serve as a stepping stone for future genetic analyses of defense responses in a nondrosophiline genetic model insect...
  2. 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...

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