Gene Symbol: LOC5565246
Description: putative glutamate synthase [NADPH]
Alias: AAEL014768, GltS, glutamate synthase 1 [NADH], chloroplastic, glutamate synthase
Species: yellow fever mosquito

Top Publications

  1. Scaraffia P, Isoe J, Murillo A, Wells M. Ammonia metabolism in Aedes aegypti. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2005;35:491-503 pubmed publisher
    ..Unexpectedly, we found an important role for glutamate synthase. When mosquitoes were fed azaserine, an inhibitor of glutamate synthase, the glutamine concentration ..
  2. Scaraffia P, Zhang Q, Wysocki V, Isoe J, Wells M. Analysis of whole body ammonia metabolism in Aedes aegypti using [15N]-labeled compounds and mass spectrometry. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2006;36:614-22 pubmed publisher
    ..In some experiments, specific inhibitors of glutamine synthetase or glutamate synthase were added to the feeding solutions...