Experts and Doctors on insect proteins in Queensland, Australia
Locale: Queensland, Australia
Topic: insect proteins
Moreira L, Saig E, Turley A, Ribeiro J, O Neill S, McGraw E. Human probing behavior of Aedes aegypti when infected with a life-shortening strain of Wolbachia. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2009;3:e568 pubmed publisher
..These effects on blood feeding behavior may reduce vectorial capacity and point to underlying physiological changes in Wolbachia-infected mosquitoes. ..
Undheim E, King G. On the venom system of centipedes (Chilopoda), a neglected group of venomous animals. Toxicon. 2011;57:512-24 pubmed publisher
..The differences probably reflect the ancient and independent evolutionary history of the centipede venom system, although they may also be somewhat exaggerated by the paucity of information available on this largely neglected group. ..
Lim Z, Robinson K, Jain R, Chandra G, Asokan R, Asgari S, et al
. Diet-delivered RNAi in Helicoverpa armigera--Progresses and challenges. J Insect Physiol. 2016;85:86-93 pubmed publisher
..armigera. Existing in vivo studies on diet-delivered RNAi and their effects are summarized and followed by a discussion on the factors and hurdles affecting the efficacy of diet-delivered RNAi in H. armigera. ..
Toon A, Hughes J. Are lice good proxies for host history? A comparative analysis of the Australian magpie, Gymnorhina tibicen, and two species of feather louse. Heredity (Edinb). 2008;101:127-35 pubmed publisher
..semiannulata showed north-south geographic structuring. It is postulated that this incongruence may be due to ecological habitat differences and/or the dispersal ability of B. semiannulata. ..
Hope M, Jiang X, Gough J, Cadogan L, Josh P, Jonsson N, et al
. Experimental vaccination of sheep and cattle against tick infestation using recombinant 5'-nucleotidase. Parasite Immunol. 2010;32:135-42 pubmed publisher
..One possible reason for the difference between host species, namely antibody titre, was examined and shown to be an unlikely explanation. This demonstrates a limitation of using a model host like sheep in vaccine studies...
Biswas S, Reinhard J, Oakeshott J, Russell R, Srinivasan M, Claudianos C. Sensory regulation of neuroligins and neurexin I in the honeybee brain. PLoS ONE. 2010;5:e9133 pubmed publisher