Gene Symbol: Tyr1
Description: pro-phenol oxidase subunit 1
Alias: PPO1, TcTyr1, TcproTyr1, pro-phenol oxidase subunit 1, AUGUSTUS-3.0.2_00325, GLEAN_00325, Phenoloxidase subunit A3-like Protein, monophenol monooxygenase, o-diphenol oxidase, tyrosinase
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
    ..Two kinds of phenoloxidases, laccase and tyrosinase, have been proposed to participate in tanning, but proof of the true identity of the enzyme(s) responsible for ..
  2. Cristino A, Nunes F, Barchuk A, Aguiar Coelho V, Simões Z, Bitondi M. Organization, evolution and transcriptional profile of hexamerin genes of the parasitic wasp Nasonia vitripennis (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae). Insect Mol Biol. 2010;19 Suppl 1:137-46 pubmed publisher
    ..Temporal and spatial transcriptional profiles of N. vitripennis hexamerins suggest that they have physiological functions other than metamorphosis, which are arguably coupled with its lifestyle. ..