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  1. Hu J, Li F, Xu K, Ni M, Wang B, Tian J, et al. Mechanisms of TiO2 NPs-induced phoxim metabolism in silkworm (Bombyx mori) fat body. Pestic Biochem Physiol. 2016;129:89-94 pubmed publisher
    ..This may be the main mechanism of TiO2 NPs' mitigation of phoxim-induced damages in the fat body. ..
  2. Katsuma S, Kokusho R. A Conserved Glycine Residue Is Required for Proper Functioning of a Baculovirus VP39 Protein. J Virol. 2017;91: pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we performed mutagenesis experiments with Bombyx mori nucleopolyhedrovirus (BmNPV) using 5-bromo-2'-deoxyuridine and isolated a BmNPV mutant that produced fewer ..
  3. Soya S, Sahar U, Karacali S. Monosaccharide profiling of silkworm (Bombyx mori L.) nervous system during development and aging. Invert Neurosci. 2016;16:8 pubmed publisher
    ..N-acetylgalactosamine (GalNAc), fucose, xylose, arabinose, and ribose monosaccharides in the nervous system of Bombyx mori during development and aging processes...
  4. Zhao G, Zhang Y, Liu Y, Li B, Chen Y, Xu Y, et al. Promoter analysis and RNA interference of CYP6ab4 in the silkworm Bombyx mori. Mol Genet Genomics. 2015;290:1943-53 pubmed publisher
    ..We then probed possible physiological functions using RNAi experiments in the silkworm Bombyx mori...
  5. Ersel M, Uyanikgil Y, Karbek Akarca F, Ozçete E, Altunci Y, Karabey F, et al. Effects of Silk Sericin on Incision Wound Healing in a Dorsal Skin Flap Wound Healing Rat Model. Med Sci Monit. 2016;22:1064-78 pubmed
    ..Sericin is a silk protein synthesized by silk worms (Bombyx mori)...
  6. Li J, Wang L, Qian C, Zhang C, Dai L, Liu Q, et al. Molecular characterization, tissue distribution, and immune reaction expression of karyopherins in the domestic silkworm (Bombyx mori). Genet Mol Res. 2015;14:13049-65 pubmed publisher
    ..reading frames of one beta and three alpha types of karyopherin were cloned from cDNA of the domestic silkworm (Bombyx mori)...
  7. Lin Y, Liu H, Yang C, Gu J, Shen G, Zhang H, et al. The POU homeodomain transcription factor POUM2 and broad complex isoform 2 transcription factor induced by 20-hydroxyecdysone collaboratively regulate vitellogenin gene expression and egg formation in the silkworm Bombyx mori. Insect Mol Biol. 2017;26:496-506 pubmed publisher
    Vitellogenin (Vg) is a source of nutrition for embryo development. Our previous study showed that the silkworm (Bombyx mori) transcription factor broad complex isoform 2 (BmBrC-Z2) regulates gene expression of the Vg gene (BmVg) by ..
  8. Sehlmeyer S, Wang L, Langel D, Heckel D, Mohagheghi H, Petschenka G, et al. Flavin-dependent monooxygenases as a detoxification mechanism in insects: new insights from the arctiids (lepidoptera). PLoS ONE. 2010;5:e10435 pubmed publisher
    ..and other Lepidoptera and their combination with expressed sequence tag (EST) data and sequences emerging from the Bombyx mori genome project show that FMOs in Lepidoptera form a gene family with three members (FMO1 to FMO3)...
  9. Huang S, Yao L, Zhang J, Huang L. Direct and indirect effects of RNA interference against pyridoxal kinase and pyridoxine 5'-phosphate oxidase genes in Bombyx mori. Gene. 2016;587:48-52 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Bombyx mori is a large silk-secreting insect, in which protein metabolism is most active, and the vitamin B6 demand is ..

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  1. Tang W, Zheng X, Li D, Xiao Y, Yang C, Shang S, et al. Effects of sodium fluoride on the reproductive development of Bombyx mori. Environ Toxicol Pharmacol. 2018;64:41-47 pubmed publisher
    b>Bombyx mori was used as a model to evaluate the reproductive toxicity of NaF in insects. Significant reduction in cocoon quality, survival rate, fecundity, and hatchability were observed upon NaF treatment groups...
  2. Li X, Xie H, Chen Y, Lang M, Chen Y, Shi L. Silkworm Pupa Protein Hydrolysate Induces Mitochondria-Dependent Apoptosis and S Phase Cell Cycle Arrest in Human Gastric Cancer SGC-7901 Cells. Int J Mol Sci. 2018;19: pubmed publisher
    Silkworm pupae (Bombyx mori) are a high-protein nutrition source consumed in China since more than 2 thousand years ago. Recent studies revealed that silkworm pupae have therapeutic benefits to treat many diseases...
  3. Ali M, Rahman R, Swapon A. Transcriptional regulation of cuticular protein glycine-rich13 gene expression in wing disc of Bombyx mori, Lepidoptera. J Insect Sci. 2015;15: pubmed publisher
    ..on hormonal regulation and analysis of the regulatory sequences and transcription factors important for Bombyx mori cuticular protein glycine-rich13 (CPG13) gene expression...
  4. Grabowski N, Klein G. Microbiology of processed edible insect products - Results of a preliminary survey. Int J Food Microbiol. 2017;243:103-107 pubmed publisher
    ..migratoria, and Omphisa fuscidentalis), cooked in soy sauce ("tsukudani"; Oxya yezoensis, Vespula flaviceps, and Bombyx mori), dried (A. domesticus, L. migatoria, Alphitobius diaperinus, Tenebrio molitor, B...
  5. Xu P, Han N, Kang T, Zhan S, Lee K, Jin B, et al. SeGSTo, a novel glutathione S-transferase from the beet armyworm (Spodoptera exigua), involved in detoxification and oxidative stress. Cell Stress Chaperones. 2016;21:805-16 pubmed publisher
    ..amino acid sequence alignment analysis shows that the SeGSTo sequence is closely related to the class 4 GSTo of Bombyx mori BmGSTo4 (77 % protein sequence similarity)...
  6. Osimani A, Milanovic V, Garofalo C, Cardinali F, Roncolini A, Sabbatini R, et al. Revealing the microbiota of marketed edible insects through PCR-DGGE, metagenomic sequencing and real-time PCR. Int J Food Microbiol. 2018;276:54-62 pubmed publisher
    ..alates, Termitoidae), rhino beetles (Hyboschema contractum), mole crickets (Gryllotalpidae), and silkworm pupae (Bombyx mori). For each species, two samples of boiled, dried and salted insects were purchased...
  7. Roller L, Čižmár D, Gáliková Z, Bednár B, Daubnerová I, Žitňan D. Molecular cloning, expression and identification of the promoter regulatory region for the neuropeptide trissin in the nervous system of the silkmoth Bombyx mori. Cell Tissue Res. 2016;364:499-512 pubmed publisher
    ..We detected the presence of this neuropeptide in the silkworm Bombyx mori using in silico search and molecular cloning...
  8. Xu G, Zhang J, Lyu H, Song Q, Feng Q, Xiang H, et al. DNA methylation mediates BmDeaf1-regulated tissue- and stage-specific expression of BmCHSA-2b in the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Epigenetics Chromatin. 2018;11:32 pubmed publisher
    ..During the development of Bombyx mori wing, the expression level of DNA methyltransferase 1 (BmDnmt1) gradually declined and became stationary at ..
  9. Xia H, Shao D, Liu X, Wang Q, Zhou Y, Chen K. Identification and Characterization of BmVta1, a Bombyx mori (Lepidoptera: Bombycidae) Homologue for Vta1 That is Up-Regulated in Development. J Insect Sci. 2017;17: pubmed publisher
    ..We previously identified BmVps4, a Vps4 homologue from Bombyx mori. Here, we report the identification of a homologue for Vta1, designated as BmVta1...
  10. Ghosh S, Kakumani P, Kumar A, Malhotra P, Mukherjee S, Bhatnagar R. Genome wide screening of RNAi factors of Sf21 cells reveal several novel pathway associated proteins. BMC Genomics. 2014;15:775 pubmed publisher
    ..analyses and domain architecture revealed that Spodoptera frugiperda homologs retained identity with Lepidoptera (Bombyx mori) or Coleoptera (Tribolium castaneum) sustaining an evolutionary conserved scaffold in post-transcriptional ..
  11. Hu J, Tian J, Li F, Xue B, Hu J, Cheng X, et al. Clone and functional analysis of Seryl-tRNA synthetase and Tyrosyl-tRNA synthetase from silkworm, Bombyx mori. Sci Rep. 2017;7:41563 pubmed publisher
  12. Enya S, Daimon T, Igarashi F, Kataoka H, Uchibori M, Sezutsu H, et al. The silkworm glutathione S-transferase gene noppera-bo is required for ecdysteroid biosynthesis and larval development. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2015;61:1-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we report genetic evidence showing that the silkworm Bombyx mori ortholog of nobo (nobo-Bm; GSTe7) is essential for silkworm development...
  13. Yu H, Zhang S, Ma Y, Fei D, Li B, Yang L, et al. Molecular Characterization and Functional Analysis of a Ferritin Heavy Chain Subunit from the Eri-Silkworm, Samia cynthia ricini. Int J Mol Sci. 2017;18: pubmed publisher
    ..89 kDa. Phylogenetic analysis revealed that ScFerHCH shared a high amino acid identity with the Bombyx mori and Danaus plexippus heavy chain subunits...
  14. Cheng D, Cheng T, Yang X, Zhang Q, Fu J, Feng T, et al. The genome-wide transcriptional regulatory landscape of ecdysone in the silkworm. Epigenetics Chromatin. 2018;11:48 pubmed publisher
    The silkworm, Bombyx mori, a typical representative of metamorphic insects, is of great agricultural and economic importance...
  15. Liu Y, Su H, Li R, Li X, Xu Y, Dai X, et al. Comparative transcriptome analysis of Glyphodes pyloalis Walker (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) reveals novel insights into heat stress tolerance in insects. BMC Genomics. 2017;18:974 pubmed publisher
    ..and can cause tremendous losses to sericulture by directly feeding on mulberry leaves and transmitting viruses to Bombyx mori. Moreover, G...
  16. Vu T, Xue Y, Vuong T, Erbe M, Bennet C, Palazzo B, et al. Comparative Study of Ultrasonication-Induced and Naturally Self-Assembled Silk Fibroin-Wool Keratin Hydrogel Biomaterials. Int J Mol Sci. 2016;17: pubmed publisher
    ..group, ultrasonication was used to induce a quick gelation of a protein aqueous solution, enhancing the ability of Bombyx mori silk fibroin chains to quickly entrap the wool keratin protein molecules homogenously...
  17. Tang W, Xiao Y, Li G, Zheng X, Yin Y, Wang L, et al. Analysis of digital gene expression profiling in the gonad of male silkworms (Bombyx mori) under fluoride stress. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2018;153:127-134 pubmed publisher
    ..In the present study, the lepidopteran model insect Bombyx mori was used to assess the reproductive toxicity of NaF...
  18. Liang Z, Lu Y, Qian Y, Zhu L, Kuang S, Chen F, et al. Cultured cells and wing disc size of silkworm can be controlled by the Hippo pathway. Open Biol. 2018;8: pubmed publisher
    ..i>Yki have been characterized in Drosophila and mammals, while there are few reports on silkworm, Bombyx mori In the present study, we found that BmYki3 facilitates cell migration and cell division, and ..
  19. Luo F, Wang Q, Yin C, Ge Y, Hu F, Huang B, et al. Differential metabolic responses of Beauveria bassiana cultured in pupae extracts, root exudates and its interactions with insect and plant. J Invertebr Pathol. 2015;130:154-64 pubmed publisher
    ..bassiana cultured in insect pupae extracts (derived from Euproctis pseudoconspersa and Bombyx mori, EPP and BMP), plant root exudates (derived from asparagus and carrot, ARE and CRE), distilled water and ..
  20. Yuan H, Qin F, Guo W, Gu H, Shao A. Oxidative stress and spermatogenesis suppression in the testis of cadmium-treated Bombyx mori larvae. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2016;23:5763-70 pubmed publisher
    b>Bombyx mori L. (B. mori) were exposed to cadmium chloride (CdCl2) incorporated in an artificial diet (0, 6.25, 12.5, 25, and 50 mg kg(-1)) throughout the larval stage...
  21. Chouhan D, Chakraborty B, Nandi S, Mandal B. Role of non-mulberry silk fibroin in deposition and regulation of extracellular matrix towards accelerated wound healing. Acta Biomater. 2017;48:157-174 pubmed publisher
    b>Bombyx mori silk fibroin (BMSF) as biopolymer has been extensively explored in wound healing applications...
  22. Wang X, Tang S, Song F, Chen C, Guo X, Shen X. Bmo-miR-2758 Targets BmFMBP-1 (Lepidoptera: Bombycidae) and Suppresses Its Expression in BmN Cells. J Insect Sci. 2016;16: pubmed publisher
    ..Fibroin modulator binding protein-1 (FMBP-1) is a silk gland transcription factor of Bombyx mori, which is considered as a trans-activator of fibroin genes...
  23. Vogt R, Große Wilde E, Zhou J. The Lepidoptera Odorant Binding Protein gene family: Gene gain and loss within the GOBP/PBP complex of moths and butterflies. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2015;62:142-53 pubmed publisher
    ..We have used the available genomes of two moths, Manduca sexta and Bombyx mori, and two butterflies, Danaus plexippus and Heliconius melpomene, to characterize the GOBP/PBP genes, ..
  24. Xin H, Zhang D, Chen R, Cai Z, Lu Y, Liang S, et al. TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR Bmsage PLAYS A CRUCIAL ROLE IN SILK GLAND GENERATION IN SILKWORM, Bombyx mori. Arch Insect Biochem Physiol. 2015;90:59-69 pubmed publisher
    ..However, the precise functions of Bmsage in silkworm (Bombyx mori) are unknown, although its sequence had been deposited in SilkDB...
  25. Smith G, Briscoe A. Molecular evolution and expression of the CRAL_TRIO protein family in insects. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2015;62:168-73 pubmed publisher
    ..of the reference genomes of Drosophila melanogaster, Anopheles gambiae, Apis mellifera, Tribolium castaneum, Bombyx mori, Manduca sexta and Danaus plexippus...
  26. Song L, Wang F, Dong S, Hu C, Hua X, Xia Q. Paralytic peptide activates insect humoral immune response via epidermal growth factor receptor. Peptides. 2015;71:20-7 pubmed publisher
    Paralytic peptide (PP) activates innate immunity of silkworm Bombyx mori, inducing production of anti-microbial peptides (AMPs) and phagocytosis-related proteins; however the signal pathways of PP-dependent immune responses are not clear...
  27. Takiya S, Tsubota T, Kimoto M. Regulation of Silk Genes by Hox and Homeodomain Proteins in the Terminal Differentiated Silk Gland of the Silkworm Bombyx mori. J Dev Biol. 2016;4: pubmed publisher
    The silk gland of the silkworm Bombyx mori is a long tubular organ that is divided into several subparts along its anteroposterior (AP) axis...
  28. Kang L, Wang M, Cao X, Tang S, Xia D, Shen X, et al. Inhibition of expression of BmNPV cg30 by bmo-miRNA-390 is a host response to baculovirus invasion. Arch Virol. 2018;163:2719-2725 pubmed publisher
    b>Bombyx mori larvae exhibit in vivo defensive reactions immediately after invasion by a virus. One of these defense systems is to express appropriate microRNAs (miRNAs) to respond to the infection...
  29. Kamthan S, Gomes J, Roychoudhury P. Production of monoclonal antibodies for breast cancer by HB8696 hybridoma cells using novel perfusion system. Enzyme Microb Technol. 2014;64-65:44-51 pubmed publisher
    ..To address these problems, a novel non-woven Bombyx mori silk screen based spinfilter module for clog-free extended perfusion culture of hybridoma cells has been ..
  30. Huang J, Hao B, Cheng C, Liang F, Shen X, Cheng X. Entry of Bombyx mori nucleopolyhedrovirus into BmN cells by cholesterol-dependent macropinocytic endocytosis. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2014;453:166-71 pubmed publisher
    b>Bombyx mori nucleopolyhedrovirus (BmNPV) is a serious viral pathogen of silkworm, and no drug or specific protection against BmNPV infection is available at present time...
  31. Papantonis A, Swevers L, Iatrou K. Chorion genes: a landscape of their evolution, structure, and regulation. Annu Rev Entomol. 2015;60:177-94 pubmed publisher
    ..in this review we try to summarize almost 40 years' worth of studies on chorion gene regulation while-by comparing Bombyx mori and Drosophila melanogaster models-attempting to present a comprehensive, unified model of the various ..
  32. Zhang J, Lu A, Kong L, Zhang Q, Ling E. Functional analysis of insect molting fluid proteins on the protection and regulation of ecdysis. J Biol Chem. 2014;289:35891-906 pubmed publisher
    ..To address this hypothesis, proteomic analysis of molting fluids from Bombyx mori during three different types of ecdysis was performed...
  33. Wei L, He J, Jia X, Qi Q, Liang Z, Zheng H, et al. Analysis of codon usage bias of mitochondrial genome in Bombyx mori and its relation to evolution. BMC Evol Biol. 2014;14:262 pubmed publisher
    ..to gene expression and species evolution, however, a systematic investigation towards the codon usage in Bombyx mori (B. mori) has not been reported yet...
  34. Mizoguchi A, Kamimura M, Kiuchi M, Kataoka H. Positive feedback regulation of prothoracicotropic hormone secretion by ecdysteroid--a mechanism that determines the timing of metamorphosis. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2015;58:39-45 pubmed publisher
    ..The present study analyzes the mechanism that regulates the occurrence of this PTTH surge. In the silkworm Bombyx mori, the PTTH surge occurs on day 6 of the fifth instar and is preceded by a small rise in hemolymph ecdysteroid ..
  35. Wang X, Li Y, Xie K, Yi Q, Chen Q, Wang X, et al. Ca2+ and endoplasmic reticulum Ca2+-ATPase regulate the formation of silk fibers with favorable mechanical properties. J Insect Physiol. 2015;73:53-9 pubmed publisher
    ..the relationship between Ca(2+) and mechanical properties of silk fibers, CaCl2 was injected into silkworms (Bombyx mori)...
  36. Zhang J, Walker W, Wang G. Pheromone reception in moths: from molecules to behaviors. Prog Mol Biol Transl Sci. 2015;130:109-28 pubmed publisher
    ..Since the first discovery of an insect sex pheromone from the silkmoth Bombyx mori, great efforts have been spent on understanding the sensing of the pheromones in vivo...
  37. Wu W, Cao J, Wu J, Chen H, Wang D. Anticancer activity of Bombyx batryticatus ethanol extract against the human tumor cell line HeLa. Genet Mol Res. 2015;14:79-88 pubmed publisher
    Anticancer activity of Bombyx batryticatus ethanol extract (BBE) against HeLa cells was studied using cell viability, DNA fragmentation, real-time polymerase chain reaction, and Western blot analyses...
  38. Tang Q, Hu Z, Yang Y, Wu H, Qiu L, Chen K, et al. Overexpression of Bm65 correlates with reduced susceptibility to inactivation by UV light. J Invertebr Pathol. 2015;127:87-92 pubmed publisher
    ..However, little is known about the response of baculoviruses to UV light. In the present study, Bombyx mori nucleopolyhedrovirus (BmNPV) orf 65 (Bm65), the homolog of Autographa californica nucleopolyhedrovirus orf 79 ..
  39. Chen P, Wang J, Li H, Li Y, Chen P, Li T, et al. Role of GTP-CHI links PAH and TH in melanin synthesis in silkworm, Bombyx mori. Gene. 2015;567:138-45 pubmed publisher
    ..synthesis on melanin formation were studied using 4th instar larvae of a wild-type silkworm strain, dazao (Bombyx mori), with normal color and markings...
  40. He X, Fu Z, Li M, Liu H, Cai S, Man N, et al. Nosema bombycis (Microsporidia) suppresses apoptosis in BmN cells (Bombyx mori). Acta Biochim Biophys Sin (Shanghai). 2015;47:696-702 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, our results suggested that N. bombycis inhibited the mitochondrial apoptotic pathway of the host cells to create an optimal environment for its own survival. ..
  41. Boulet Audet M, Vollrath F, Holland C. Identification and classification of silks using infrared spectroscopy. J Exp Biol. 2015;218:3138-49 pubmed publisher
    ..It emerged that the domesticated mulberry silkmoth Bombyx mori represents an outlier compared with other silkmoth taxa in terms of spectral properties...
  42. Liu X, Dai F, Guo E, Li K, Ma L, Tian L, et al. 20-Hydroxyecdysone (20E) Primary Response Gene E93 Modulates 20E Signaling to Promote Bombyx Larval-Pupal Metamorphosis. J Biol Chem. 2015;290:27370-83 pubmed publisher
    ..study to identify genes regulated by 20-hydroxyecdysone (20E) and juvenile hormone (JH) in the silkworm, Bombyx mori, E93 expression in the fat body was markedly low prior to the wandering stage but abundant during larval-..
  43. Zhang X, Guo R, Kumar D, Ma H, Liu J, Hu X, et al. Identification, gene expression and immune function of the novel Bm-STAT gene in virus-infected Bombyx mori. Gene. 2016;577:82-8 pubmed publisher
    ..To investigate the functions of the silkworm Bombyx mori STAT (Bm-STAT) gene in antiviral immunity, two Bm-STAT gene isoforms, Bm-STAT-L for long form and Bm-STAT-S ..
  44. Li G, Li M, Xu W, Zhou Q, Hu Z, Tang Q, et al. Regulation of BmBDV NS1 by phosphorylation: Impact of mutagenesis at consensus phosphorylation sites on ATPase activity and cytopathic effects. J Invertebr Pathol. 2016;133:66-72 pubmed publisher
    b>Bombyx mori bidensovirus (BmBDV) is a single-stranded DNA virus belonging to the Bidensovirus genus, Bidnaviridae family...
  45. van Schooten B, Jiggins C, Briscoe A, Papa R. Genome-wide analysis of ionotropic receptors provides insight into their evolution in Heliconius butterflies. BMC Genomics. 2016;17:254 pubmed publisher
    ..We found more ionotropic receptors in Heliconius (31) than in Bombyx mori (25) or in Danaus plexippus (27). Sixteen genes in Lepidoptera were not present in Diptera...
  46. Nakao H. Hunchback knockdown induces supernumerary segment formation in Bombyx. Dev Biol. 2016;413:207-16 pubmed publisher
    ..short/intermediate. The present study showed induction of supernumerary segment formation by the knockdown of Bombyx hunchback (Bm-hb), presumably by terminal segment addition, a short/intermediate-like-segmentation mode that is ..
  47. Huang K, Li C, Wu J, Wei J, Zou Y, Han M, et al. Enhancer activity of Helitron in sericin-1 gene promoter from Bombyx mori. Insect Sci. 2016;23:396-405 pubmed publisher
    Sericin is a kind of water-soluble protein expressed specifically in the middle silk gland of Bombyx mori...
  48. Cao M, Kuang X, Li H, Lei X, Xiao W, Dong Z, et al. Screening and optimization of an efficient Bombyx mori nucleopolyhedrovirus inducible promoter. J Biotechnol. 2016;231:72-80 pubmed publisher
    ..However, few reports have been published that explore the efficacy of Bombyx mori nucleopolyhedrovirus (BmNPV)-inducible promoters in antiviral research in the Bombyx mori (Lepidoptera)...
  49. Zhan M, Shahzad T, Yang P, Liu S, Yu X, Rao X. A single-CRD C-type lectin is important for bacterial clearance in the silkworm. Dev Comp Immunol. 2016;65:330-339 pubmed publisher
    ..we reported the characterization of C-type lectin-S3 (CTL-S3), a single-CRD CTL from the domesticated silkmoth Bombyx mori (Lepidoptera: Bombycidae)...
  50. Zhou Q, Zhang B, Yu Q, Zhang Z. BmncRNAdb: a comprehensive database of non-coding RNAs in the silkworm, Bombyx mori. BMC Bioinformatics. 2016;17:370 pubmed publisher
    ..However, there is rare information about them in the only completely domesticated insect, silkworm (Bombyx mori)...
  51. Lü P, Xing Y, Hu Z, Yang Y, Pan Y, Chen K, et al. A characterization of structural proteins expressed by Bombyx mori bidensovirus. J Invertebr Pathol. 2017;144:18-23 pubmed publisher
    b>Bombyx mori bidensiovirus (BmBDV) is a species of Bidensovirus that has been was placed into a new genus within the new family Bidnaviridae by the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses...
  52. Li B, Yu H, Ye C, Ma Y, Li X, Fan T, et al. Bombyx mori Serpin6 regulates prophenoloxidase activity and the expression of antimicrobial proteins. Gene. 2017;610:64-70 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we obtained the Bombyx mori serpin6 (BmSerpin6) sequence from National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) and the silkworm ..
  53. Ando N, Kanzaki R. Using insects to drive mobile robots - hybrid robots bridge the gap between biological and artificial systems. Arthropod Struct Dev. 2017;46:723-735 pubmed publisher
    ..This hybrid robot is an insect-controlled robot, in which a tethered male silkmoth (Bombyx mori) drives the robot in order to localize an odor source...
  54. Mai T, Chen S, Lin X, Zhang X, Zou X, Feng Q, et al. 20-hydroxyecdysone positively regulates the transcription of the antimicrobial peptide, lebocin, via BmEts and BmBR-C Z4 in the midgut of Bombyx mori during metamorphosis. Dev Comp Immunol. 2017;74:10-18 pubmed publisher
    ..peptide of Lepidoptera insects, was significantly up-regulated in the midgut, but not in the fat body of Bombyx mori during metamorphosis. In this study, the expression regulation of lebocin in B. mori midgut was studied...
  55. Gao H, Teng C, Huang D, Xu W, Zheng C, Chen Y, et al. Microwave assisted synthesis of luminescent carbonaceous nanoparticles from silk fibroin for bioimaging. Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl. 2017;80:616-623 pubmed publisher
    b>Bombyx mori silk as a natural protein based biopolymer with high nitrogen content, is abundant and sustainable because of its mass product all over the world per year...
  56. Zhang H, Kiuchi T, Hirayama C, Katsuma S, Shimada T. Bombyx ortholog of the Drosophila eye color gene brown controls riboflavin transport in Malpighian tubules. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2018;92:65-72 pubmed publisher
    ..These genes are responsible for pigmentation in Drosophila and the domestic silkworm Bombyx mori...
  57. Zeng W, Liu R, Zhang T, Zuo W, Ou Y, Tang Y, et al. BmYki is transcribed into four functional splicing isoforms in the silk glands of the silkworm Bombyx mori. Gene. 2018;646:39-46 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we confirmed that the Yki protein of the silkworm Bombyx mori, BmYki, is transcribed in the silk gland into at least four splicing isoforms, named BmY1329, BmY1314, ..
  58. Santos D, Wynant N, Van den Brande S, Verdonckt T, Mingels L, Peeters P, et al. Insights into RNAi-based antiviral immunity in Lepidoptera: acute and persistent infections in Bombyx mori and Trichoplusia ni cell lines. Sci Rep. 2018;8:2423 pubmed publisher
  59. Aathmanathan V, Jothi N, Prajapati V, Krishnan M. Investigation of immunogenic properties of Hemolin from silkworm, Bombyx mori as carrier protein: an immunoinformatic approach. Sci Rep. 2018;8:6957 pubmed publisher
    ..mediators (T-cell, B-cell, IFN-γ epitopes) and physiochemical properties of hemolin protein of silkworm, Bombyx mori were studied. Hemolin was found to be non-allergic and highly antigenic in nature...
  60. Jiang L, Zhang F, Hou Y, Thakur K, Hu F, Zhang J, et al. Isolation and functional characterization of the pheromone biosynthesis activating neuropeptide receptor of Chinese oak silkworm, Antheraea pernyi. Int J Biol Macromol. 2018;117:42-50 pubmed publisher
    ..seven transmembrane areas of the G protein-coupled receptor (GPCR) and was closely related to the PBANR from Bombyx mori and Manduca sexta in the phylogenetic tree...
  61. Liu Y, Zhang H, He F, Li X, Tan H, Zeng D. Combined toxicity of chlorantraniliprole, lambda-cyhalothrin, and imidacloprid to the silkworm Bombyx mori (Lepidoptera: Bombycidae). Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2018;25:22598-22605 pubmed publisher
    ..lambda-cyhalothrin, and imidacloprid and their combinations to the second instar of silkworms (Bombyx mori (L...
  62. Shoji K, Hara K, Kawamoto M, Kiuchi T, Kawaoka S, Sugano S, et al. Silkworm HP1a transcriptionally enhances highly expressed euchromatic genes via association with their transcription start sites. Nucleic Acids Res. 2014;42:11462-71 pubmed publisher
    ..The silkworm, Bombyx mori, encodes two HP1 proteins, BmHP1a and BmHP1b...
  63. Zhu L, Zhang Y. Identification and analysis of the pigment composition and sources in the colored cocoon of the silkworm, Bombyx mori, by HPLC-DAD. J Insect Sci. 2014;14:31 pubmed publisher
    This study used the larval tissues and colored cocoons of silkworms, Bombyx mori L. (Lepidoptera: Bombycidae), that were fed leaves of cultivated mulberry, Husang 32, as experimental material...
  64. Long Y, Li J, Zhao T, Li G, Zhu Y. A new arylalkylamine N-acetyltransferase in silkworm (Bombyx mori) affects integument pigmentation. Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2015;175:3447-57 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we identified a new AANAT gene in the silkworm (Bombyx mori) and assessed its role in the silkworm...
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    Nosema bombycis is an obligate intracellular parasitic fungus that utilizes a distinctive mechanism to infect Bombyx mori...
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    Azobenzene modification of Bombyx mori silkworm silk creates a photo-responsive 'azosilk' biomaterial, allowing for 3D laser patterning...
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    ..Here, we use the Chinese silkworm Bombyx mori to review the pressure requirements for natural spinning and discuss the limits of a biological extrusion ..
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    ..In the silkworm Bombyx mori, one of the model species of insects, the steroidogenesis has been well demonstrated that cholesterol ..
  69. Kasubuchi M, Shii F, Tsuneto K, Yamagishi T, Adegawa S, Endo H, et al. Insect taste receptors relevant to host identification by recognition of secondary metabolite patterns of non-host plants. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2018;499:901-906 pubmed publisher
    ..To better understand this mechanism, we studied orphan Grs, including Bombyx mori Gr (BmGr) 16, BmGr18, and BmGr53, from the mono-phagous insect, Bombyx mori...
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    ..In the silkworm Bombyx mori, many color pattern variations have been preserved in inbred strains making them a good model for elucidating ..
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    ..Apoptosis is important in antiviral immunity and affects viral multiplication and pathogenesis. Here, we showed that Bombyx mori cells transiently expressing B...
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    ..In this study, we cloned and studied the insect-specific epsilon-class GST gene GSTe4 from the silkworm, Bombyx mori...
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    ..In the present study, we have identified 23 CTL genes in domestic silkworm Bombyx mori...
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    ..Our results provide some new insights into the evolutionary significance of the silkworm OGs. ..
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    ..In this study, we identified the complete cDNA sequence encoding the FKBP12 ortholog in Bombyx mori, named Bm-FKBP12B (GenBank accession no. DQ443423)...
  76. Ji M, Lee J, Mon H, Iiyama K, Tatsuke T, Morokuma D, et al. Lipidation of BmAtg8 is required for autophagic degradation of p62 bodies containing ubiquitinated proteins in the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2017;89:86-96 pubmed publisher
    ..Here it is clearly demonstrated that the silkworm homolog of mammalian p62, Bombyx mori p62 (Bmp62), forms p62 bodies depending on its Phox and Bem1p (PB1) and ubiquitin-associated (UBA) domains...
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    ..The Cathepsin O of Bombyx mori (BmCathepsin O) was cloned from the hemocytes by the rapid amplification of cDNA ends (RACE)...
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    ..interpunctella EST library using ortholog sequences of Bombyx mori. Both SOD and Tpx were expressed in larvae of P...
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    ..Here, we characterized the only dual-CRD galectin in the silkworm Bombyx mori (BmGalectin-4)...
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    ..Chitosan 100 and recombinant Bombyx mori nucleopolyhedrovirus (BmNPV) bacmid DNA, in amino group/phosphate group (N/P) ratios of 0...
  81. Rustiguel C, Rosa J, Jorge J, de Oliveira A, Guimarães L. Secretome Analysis of Metarhizium anisopliae Under Submerged Conditions Using Bombyx mori Chrysalis to Induce Expression of Virulence-Related Proteins. Curr Microbiol. 2016;72:220-7 pubmed publisher
    ..These results are important for elucidation of the host-pathogen relationship and the differences in virulence observed between the two strains. ..
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    ..Previously, we have shown that the Bombyx corazonin receptor (BmCrzR) activates both G?q- and G?s-dependent signaling cascades...
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    ..citricida, revealing 7 alternatively spliced exons, evidencing that exon 5 was no longer unique to Bombyx mori, and exon k/l was semi-mutually exclusive...
  84. Tanaka S, Endo H, Adegawa S, Iizuka A, Imamura K, Kikuta S, et al. Bombyx mori ABC transporter C2 structures responsible for the receptor function of Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Aa toxin. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2017;91:44-54 pubmed publisher
    Because Bombyx mori ABC transporter C2 (BmABCC2) has 1000-fold higher potential than B. mori cadherin-like protein as a receptor for Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Aa toxin (Tanaka et al...
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    ..Paired-end reads for each RAD allele were assembled into contigs and compared to the genome of Bombyx mori (n = 28) using BLAST, revealing 28 homologous matches plus 3 expected fusion/breakage events ..
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    ..Our results provide clear evidence that BmDNMT-1 retained the function as maintenance DNMT but its sensitivity to metal ions is different from mammalian DNMT-1. ..
  87. Li X, Yu Q, Zhou Q, Zhao X, Liu Z, Cui W, et al. BmRobo2/3 is required for axon guidance in the silkworm Bombyx mori. Gene. 2016;577:174-9 pubmed publisher
    ..However, the function of Robo in the silkworm, Bombyx mori, remained unknown. In this study, we cloned robo2/3 from B...
  88. Zhou J, Kong L, Fang N, Mao B, Ai H. Synthesis and Functional Characterization of MAF-1A Peptide Derived From the Larvae of Housefly, Musca domestica (Diptera: Muscidae). J Med Entomol. 2016;53:1467-1472 pubmed
    ..influenza virus H1N1, Autographa californica multicapsid nucleopolyhedrovirus (AcMNPV), and Bombyx mori nuclear polyhydrosis virus (BmNPV), which displayed excellent virucidal activities...
  89. Okuhara D, Furutani S, Ito K, Ihara M, Matsuda K. Splice Variants of pH-Sensitive Chloride Channel Identify a Key Determinant of Ivermectin Sensitivity in the Larvae of the Silkworm Bombyx mori. Mol Pharmacol. 2017;92:491-499 pubmed publisher
    ..transcripts of the pHCl-1 gene from the brain, third thoracic ganglion (T3G), and midgut of larvae of silkworm Bombyx mori It was found that >50 variants were expressed with distinct splicing in the T3G compared with the ..
  90. Lin Y, Wang S, Chen Y, Wang Q, Burke K, Spedden E, et al. Electrodeposited gels prepared from protein alloys. Nanomedicine (Lond). 2015;10:803-14 pubmed publisher
    Silk-tropoelastin alloys, composed of recombinant human tropoelastin and regenerated Bombyx mori silk fibroin, are an emerging, versatile class of biomaterials endowed with tunable combinations of physical and biological properties...
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    ..melanogaster, Tribolium castaneum, Anopheles gambiae, Rhodnius prolixus, and Bombyx mori. Adipokinetic hormone (AKH), which does not contain a RF-NH2, was also examined...
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    b>Bombyx mori is a holometabolous insect found only in germplasm banks and morphological data related of resistance and susceptibility to diseases is important when selecting hybrids for commercial and scientific interest...