Australian sheep blowfly


Alias: greenbottle fly, Lucilia cuprina

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  1. Chen Z, Newcomb R, Forbes E, McKenzie J, Batterham P. The acetylcholinesterase gene and organophosphorus resistance in the Australian sheep blowfly, Lucilia cuprina. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2001;31:805-16 pubmed
    ..Ace mutations have been identified in OP resistants strains of Drosophila melanogaster. However, in the Australian sheep blowfly, Lucilia cuprina, resistance in field and laboratory generated strains is determined by point mutations ..
  2. Chen Z, Newsome T, McKenzie J, Batterham P. Molecular characterization of the Notch homologue from the Australian sheep blowfly, Lucilia cuprina. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 1998;28:601-12 pubmed
    ..The Scalloped wings (Scl) gene is the homologue of Notch in the Australian sheep blowfly, Lucilia cuprina...
  3. Yan G, Liu S, Schlink A, Flematti G, Brodie B, Bohman B, et al. Behavior and Electrophysiological Response of Gravid and Non-Gravid Lucilia cuprina (Diptera: Calliphoridae) to Carrion-Associated Compounds. J Econ Entomol. 2018;111:1958-1965 pubmed publisher
    The Australian blow fly, Lucilia cuprina Wiedmann (Diptera: Calliphoridae), is a major cause of myiasis (flystrike) in Merino sheep in Australia and New Zealand and, as a primary colonizer of fresh carrion, also an important species in ..
  4. Chaaban A, Richardi V, Carrer A, Brum J, Cipriano R, Martins C, et al. Insecticide activity of Curcuma longa (leaves) essential oil and its major compound α-phellandrene against Lucilia cuprina larvae (Diptera: Calliphoridae): Histological and ultrastructural biomarkers assessment. Pestic Biochem Physiol. 2019;153:17-27 pubmed publisher
    b>Lucilia cuprina, known as the Australian blowfly, is of high medico-sanitary and veterinary importance due to its ability to induce myiasis...
  5. Chaaban A, Santos V, Martins C, Brum J, Bertoldi F, Molento M. Tissue damage and cytotoxic effects of Tagetes minuta essential oil against Lucilia cuprina. Exp Parasitol. 2019;198:46-52 pubmed publisher
    The blowfly Lucilia cuprina has great medico-sanitary and veterinary importance due to the ability of its larval form to develop in decaying organic matter, parasitizing vertebrates...
  6. Mukandiwa L, Ahmed A, Eloff J, Naidoo V. Isolation of seselin from Clausena anisata (Rutaceae) leaves and its effects on the feeding and development of Lucilia cuprina larvae may explain its use in ethnoveterinary medicine. J Ethnopharmacol. 2013;150:886-91 pubmed publisher
    ..19±0.8 mg) (p<0.05). This is the first report of the isolation of seselin from the leaves of Clausena anisata and the first report of the compound having an effect against blowfly larvae. ..
  7. Walker A, Dobson J, Jin J, Robinson S, Herzig V, Vetter I, et al. Buzz Kill: Function and Proteomic Composition of Venom from the Giant Assassin Fly Dolopus genitalis (Diptera: Asilidae). Toxins (Basel). 2018;10: pubmed publisher
    ..Injection of venom into blowflies (Lucilia cuprina) produced rapid contractile paralysis (PD50 at 1 min = 3...
  8. Sontigun N, Sukontason K, Amendt J, Zajac B, Zehner R, Sukontason K, et al. Molecular Analysis of Forensically Important Blow Flies in Thailand. Insects. 2018;9: pubmed publisher
    ..pinguis, Chrysomya rufifacies, Chrysomya thanomthini, Chrysomya villeneuvi, Lucilia cuprina, Lucilia papuensis, Lucilia porphyrina, Lucilia sinensis, Hemipyrellia ligurriens<..
  9. Edman R, Linger R, Belikoff E, Li F, Sze S, Tarone A, et al. Functional characterization of calliphorid cell death genes and cellularization gene promoters for controlling gene expression and cell viability in early embryos. Insect Mol Biol. 2015;24:58-70 pubmed publisher
    The New World screwworm fly, Cochliomyia hominivorax, and the Australian sheep blow fly, Lucilia cuprina, are major pests of livestock. The sterile insect technique was used to eradicate C...

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  1. Singh B, Crippen T, Zheng L, Fields A, Yu Z, Ma Q, et al. A metagenomic assessment of the bacteria associated with Lucilia sericata and Lucilia cuprina (Diptera: Calliphoridae). Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2015;99:869-83 pubmed publisher
    ..this study, we characterized bacteria associated with different life stages of Lucilia sericata (Meigen) and Lucilia cuprina (Wiedemann) and in the salivary gland of L. sericata by using 16S rDNA 454 pyrosequencing...
  2. Pal R, Teesdale Spittle P, Clark A. A qualitative examination of the GST proteome of the blow fly, Lucilia cuprina: use of cross-database matching of MALDI data. Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol. 2015;180:1-6 pubmed publisher
    This study was aimed at determining whether, in the absence of a full genetic database for the Sheep Blowfly (Lucilia cuprina) glutathione transferases from this insect could be characterized by cross-database matching of MALDI TOF data ..
  3. Sandeman R, Levot G, Heath A, James P, Greeff J, Scott M, et al. Control of the sheep blowfly in Australia and New Zealand--are we there yet?. Int J Parasitol. 2014;44:879-91 pubmed publisher
    ..last 50 years of research into infections in Australia and New Zealand caused by larvae of the sheep blowfly, Lucilia cuprina, have significantly advanced our understanding of this blowfly and its primary host, the sheep...
  4. Heath A, Levot G. Parasiticide resistance in flies, lice and ticks in New Zealand and Australia: mechanisms, prevalence and prevention. N Z Vet J. 2015;63:199-210 pubmed publisher
    ..Resistance in sheep blowflies (Lucilia cuprina; L...
  5. Guo S, Herzig V, King G. Dipteran toxicity assays for determining the oral insecticidal activity of venoms and toxins. Toxicon. 2018;150:297-303 pubmed publisher
    ..susceptibility of dipterans to venom peptides, fruit flies (Drosophila melanogaster) and sheep blowflies (Lucilia cuprina) were selected for screening 56 arachnid venoms. 71...
  6. Davis R, Belikoff E, Scholl E, Li F, Scott M. no blokes Is Essential for Male Viability and X Chromosome Gene Expression in the Australian Sheep Blowfly. Curr Biol. 2018;28:1987-1992.e3 pubmed publisher
    ..In the Australian sheep blowfly, Lucilia cuprina, the heterochromatic X chromosome contains few active genes and orthologs of Drosophila ..
  7. Ix Balam M, A Oliveira M, Louzada J, McNeil J, Lima E. The Rolling of Food by Dung Beetles Affects the Oviposition of Competing Flies. Insects. 2018;9: pubmed publisher
    ..using Deltochilum furcatum, a dung beetle that does not exhibit parental care and the blow-fly, Lucilia cuprina, we tested the hypothesis that pygidial secretions deposited on the food ball could also make it less ..
  8. Levot G, Langfield B, Aiken D. Survival advantage of cyromazine-resistant sheep blowfly larvae on dicyclanil- and cyromazine-treated Merinos. Aust Vet J. 2014;92:421-6 pubmed publisher
    To determine whether a cyromazine-resistant strain of Lucilia cuprina was able to establish strikes sooner than a susceptible strain on cyromazine- or dicyclanil-treated sheep...
  9. Kumar Singh M, Janardhan Reddy P, Sreedhar A, Tiwari P. Molecular characterization and expression analysis of hsp60 gene homologue of sheep blowfly, Lucilia cuprina. J Therm Biol. 2015;52:24-37 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study we sequence characterized hsp60 gene homologue of Lucilia cuprina, isolated and cloned from the genomic library as well as by genomic PCR, followed by RACE- PCR. The L...
  10. Pessanha R, Carramaschi I, Dos Santos Mallet J, Queiroz M, Zahner V. Evaluation of larvicidal activity and effects on post embrionary development of laboratory reared Lucilia cuprina (Wiedemann, 1830) (Diptera: Calliphoridae), treated with Brevibacillus laterosporus. J Invertebr Pathol. 2015;128:44-6 pubmed publisher
    The blowfly Lucilia cuprina is an economically important livestock pest that is also associated with human myiasis...
  11. Pöppel A, Kahl M, Baumann A, Wiesner J, Gökçen A, Beckert A, et al. A Jonah-like chymotrypsin from the therapeutic maggot Lucilia sericata plays a role in wound debridement and coagulation. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2016;70:138-47 pubmed publisher
    ..serine protease with similarities to Jonah proteases from Drosophila melanogaster and a chymotrypsin from Lucilia cuprina. A recombinant form of the L. sericata Jonah chymotrypsin was produced in Escherichia coli...
  12. Kotzé Z, Villet M, Weldon C. Effect of temperature on development of the blowfly, Lucilia cuprina (Wiedemann) (Diptera: Calliphoridae). Int J Legal Med. 2015;129:1155-62 pubmed publisher
    The blowfly Lucilia cuprina is a primary colonizer of decaying vertebrate carrion, and its development provides a temperature-dependent clock that may be used to estimate the post-mortem interval of corpses and carcasses in medicolegal ..
  13. Abouzied E. Insect Colonization and Succession on Rabbit Carcasses in Southwestern Mountains of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. J Med Entomol. 2014;51:1168-74 pubmed publisher
    ..Chrysomya marginalis (Wiedemann), Chrysomya chloropyga (Wiedemann), Chrysomya albiceps (Wiedemann), and Lucilia cuprina (Wiedemann), the sarcophagid Liosarcophaga babiyari (Lehrer), and muscoid flies Musca domestica (L...
  14. Konganti K, Guerrero F, SCHILKEY F, Ngam P, Jacobi J, Umale P, et al. A Whole Genome Assembly of the Horn Fly, Haematobia irritans, and Prediction of Genes with Roles in Metabolism and Sex Determination. G3 (Bethesda). 2018;8:1675-1686 pubmed publisher
    ..i>Drosophila melanogaster, and Lucilia cuprina, show that the horn fly is most closely related to M...
  15. Azevedo W, Figueiredo A, Carvalho R, Lemos G, Silva P, Miranda T, et al. Record of the First Cases of Human Myiasis by Lucilia cuprina (Diptera: Calliphoridae), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. J Med Entomol. 2015;52:1368-73 pubmed publisher
    ..We document the first cases of human myiasis by Lucilia cuprina (Wiedemann, 1830) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, analyzed the epidemiological and clinical profiles of the ..
  16. Yan Y, Linger R, Scott M. Building early-larval sexing systems for genetic control of the Australian sheep blow fly Lucilia cuprina using two constitutive promoters. Sci Rep. 2017;7:2538 pubmed publisher
    ..The Lshid transgene contains a sex-specific intron and as a consequence only females produce LsHID protein. TSS females died at early larval stages, which makes the lines advantageous for an SIT program. ..
  17. Kranz W, Carroll C, Dixon D, Goodpaster J, Picard C. Factors Affecting Species Identifications of Blow Fly Pupae Based upon Chemical Profiles and Multivariate Statistics. Insects. 2017;8: pubmed publisher
    ..The lipids of blowfly pupae (Cochliomyia macellaria, Lucilia cuprina, Lucilia sericata, and Phormia regina) were extracted in pentane, derivatized, and analyzed ..
  18. Ikonomopoulou M, Smith J, Herzig V, Pineda S, Dziemborowicz S, Er S, et al. Isolation of two insecticidal toxins from venom of the Australian theraphosid spider Coremiocnemis tropix. Toxicon. 2016;123:62-70 pubmed publisher
    ..the Australian theraphosid spider Coremiocnemis tropix to identify toxins active against the sheep blowfly Lucilia cuprina, which is the primary cause of flystrike in Australia...
  19. Elvin C, Vuocolo T, Smith W, Eisemann C, Riddles P. An estimate of the number of serine protease genes expressed in sheep blowfly larvae (Lucilia cuprina). Insect Mol Biol. 1994;3:105-15 pubmed
    ..and diverse family of serine protease genes was identified in first-instar larval cDNA of the sheep blowfly (Lucilia cuprina)...
  20. Smith J, Herzig V, Ikonomopoulou M, Dziemborowicz S, Bosmans F, Nicholson G, et al. Insect-Active Toxins with Promiscuous Pharmacology from the African Theraphosid Spider Monocentropus balfouri. Toxins (Basel). 2017;9: pubmed publisher
    ..i> Recombinant µ/ω-TRTX-Mb1a and -Mb1b paralyzed both Lucilia cuprina (Australian sheep blowfly) and Musca domestica (housefly), but neither peptide affected larvae of Helicoverpa armigera..
  21. McKay J, Nightingale B, Pollock J. Helmsman is expressed in both trachea and photoreceptor development: partial inactivation alters tracheal morphology and visually guided behavior. J Neurogenet. 2008;22:1 pubmed publisher
    ..We have also cloned hlm from Lucilia cuprina (Australian blowfly), which is approximately 100 million years divergent from Drosophila, and find a ..
  22. Mukandiwa L, Eloff J, Sibanda D, Naidoo V. An acetone extract of Clausena anisata may be a potential control agent for flies encountered in cutaneous myiasis. Onderstepoort J Vet Res. 2016;83:a1045 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, species such as Lucilia cuprina and Chrysomya marginalis seemed to have been repelled by the C...
  23. Newcomb R, East P, Russell R, Oakeshott J. Isolation of alpha cluster esterase genes associated with organophosphate resistance in Lucilia cuprina. Insect Mol Biol. 1996;5:211-6 pubmed
    ..cluster of Drosophila melanogaster have been used to isolate fragments from eight esterase genes in the Australian sheep blowfly, Lucilia cuprina...
  24. Williams K, Wallman J, Lessard B, Kavazos C, Mazungula D, Villet M. Nocturnal oviposition behavior of blowflies (Diptera: Calliphoridae) in the southern hemisphere (South Africa and Australia) and its forensic implications. Forensic Sci Med Pathol. 2017;13:123-134 pubmed publisher
    ..No nocturnal oviposition occurred outdoors in Berry, Australia, but Lucilia cuprina, Lucilia sericata and Chrysomya megacephala laid eggs outdoors at night in Grahamstown and Durban, South ..
  25. Limsopatham K, Khamnoi P, Sukontason K, Boonyawan D, Chaiwong T, Sukontason K. Sterilization of blow fly eggs, Chrysomya megacephala and Lucilia cuprina, (Diptera: Calliphoridae) for maggot debridement therapy application. Parasitol Res. 2017;116:1581-1589 pubmed publisher
    ..and Lucilia cuprina (Wiedemann) before and after sterilization by disinfectants Chlorhex-C, povidone-iodine, and sodium ..
  26. Teh C, Nazni W, Nurulhusna A, Norazah A, Lee H. Determination of antibacterial activity and minimum inhibitory concentration of larval extract of fly via resazurin-based turbidometric assay. BMC Microbiol. 2017;17:36 pubmed publisher
    ..the antibacterial activity and minimum inhibitory concentrations (MICs) of larval extract of flies, namely Lucilia cuprina, Sarcophaga peregrina and Musca domestica against 4 pathogenic bacteria [Staphylococcus aureus, methicillin-..
  27. Mukandiwa L, Eloff J, Sibanda D, Naidoo V. An acetone extract of <i>Clausena</i> <i>anisata</i> may be a potential control agent for flies encountered in cutaneous myiasis. Onderstepoort J Vet Res. 2016;83:e1-e7 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, species such as Lucilia cuprina and Chrysomya marginalis seemed to have been repelled by the C...
  28. Zaidi F, Fatima S, Khisroon M, Gul A. Distribution Modeling of three screwworm species in the ecologically diverse landscape of North West Pakistan. Acta Trop. 2016;162:56-65 pubmed publisher
    ..species: Chrysomya bezziana (Villeneuve), Chryomya megacephala (Fabricius), Chrysomya rufifacies (Macquart), Lucilia cuprina (Wiedemann), Lucilia sericata (Meigen), Lucilia illustris (Meigen), Lucilia porphyrina (Walker), Hemipyrellia ..
  29. Warman G, Newcomb R, Lewis R, Evans C. Analysis of the circadian clock gene period in the sheep blow fly Lucilia cuprina. Genet Res. 2000;75:257-67 pubmed
    We have isolated a homologue of the period (per) gene from the Australian sheep blow fly, Lucilia cuprina, as part of a comparative approach to the analysis of dipteran circadian systems...
  30. Limsopatham K, Boonyawan D, Umongno C, Sukontason K, Chaiwong T, Leksomboon R, et al. Effect of cold argon plasma on eggs of the blow fly, Lucilia cuprina (Diptera: Calliphoridae). Acta Trop. 2017;176:173-178 pubmed publisher, we explored the ability of cold argon plasma to destroy the eggs of the Australian sheep blow fly, Lucilia cuprina (Wiedemann, 1830); its larvae are a myiasis-producing agent in both human and animals...
  31. Hannan G, Hill R. Cloning and characterization of LcEcR: a functional ecdysone receptor from the sheep blowfly Lucilia cuprina. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 1997;27:479-88 pubmed
    ..Using these oligonucleotides a fragment encoding part of the DNA binding domain of the Lucilia cuprina ecdysone receptor (LcEcR) was amplified by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) from genomic DNA and cloned...
  32. Syamsa R, Omar B, Ahmad F, Hidayatulfathi O, Shahrom A. Comparative fly species composition on indoor and outdoor forensic cases in Malaysia. J Forensic Leg Med. 2017;45:41-46 pubmed publisher
    ..2%), Synthesiomya nudiseta (Muscidae) (20.6%), Megaselia scalaris (Phoridae) (14.7%), Lucilia cuprina (Calliphoridae) (5.9%), Ch. nigripes (Calliphoridae) (5.9%), Eristalis spp. (Syrphidae) (5...
  33. Herzig V, Ikonomopoulou M, Smith J, Dziemborowicz S, Gilchrist J, Kuhn Nentwig L, et al. Molecular basis of the remarkable species selectivity of an insecticidal sodium channel toxin from the African spider Augacephalus ezendami. Sci Rep. 2016;6:29538 pubmed publisher
    ..Injection of Ae1a into sheep blowflies (Lucilia cuprina) induced rapid but reversible paralysis...
  34. AbouZied E. Postmortem Attraction of Sarcosaprophagous Diptera to Tramadol-Treated Rats and Morphometric Aspects of the Developed Larvae. Neotrop Entomol. 2016;45:326-32 pubmed publisher
    ..9 ± 1.58 days) as compared to (Tfr) carcasses (29.5 ± 1.69). Lucilia cuprina (Wiedemann), Chrysomya albiceps (Wiedemann), and Musca domestica L...
  35. Mentrup B, Londershausen M, Spindler K, Weidemann W. Isolation and characterization of insect PC2-like prohormone convertase cDNA. Insect Mol Biol. 1999;8:305-10 pubmed
    ..The screening of a larval cDNA library of the sheep blowfly Lucilia cuprina resulted in the isolation of two cDNAs encoding a PC2-like prohormone convertase...
  36. Kotze A, Hines B, Bagnall N, Anstead C, Gupta P, Reid R, et al. Histone deacetylase enzymes as drug targets for the control of the sheep blowfly, Lucilia cuprina. Int J Parasitol Drugs Drug Resist. 2015;5:201-8 pubmed publisher
    The Australian sheep blowfly, Lucilia cuprina, is an ecto-parasite that causes significant economic losses in the sheep industry...
  37. Fraser N, Liu J, Mabbitt P, Correy G, Coppin C, Lethier M, et al. Evolution of Protein Quaternary Structure in Response to Selective Pressure for Increased Thermostability. J Mol Biol. 2016;428:2359-2371 pubmed publisher
    ..evolution experiment that selected for increased thermostability in the αE7 carboxylesterase from the Australian sheep blowfly, Lucilia cuprina, resulted in a thermostable variant, LcαE7-4a, that displayed increased levels of ..
  38. Kotzé Z, Villet M, Weldon C. Heat accumulation and development rate of massed maggots of the sheep blowfly, Lucilia cuprina (Diptera: Calliphoridae). J Insect Physiol. 2016;95:98-104 pubmed publisher
    ..This study investigated the effects of heat accumulated by maggot masses of Lucilia cuprina at aggregations of 20, 50 and 100 larvae, each at incubation temperatures of 18°C, 24°C and 30°C, using ..
  39. Newcomb R, Campbell P, Ollis D, Cheah E, Russell R, Oakeshott J. A single amino acid substitution converts a carboxylesterase to an organophosphorus hydrolase and confers insecticide resistance on a blowfly. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1997;94:7464-8 pubmed
    ..In the sheep blowfly, Lucilia cuprina, the association is due to a change in a specific esterase isozyme, E3, which, in resistant flies, has a null ..
  40. Tellam R, Vuocolo T, Johnson S, Jarmey J, Pearson R. Insect chitin synthase cDNA sequence, gene organization and expression. Eur J Biochem. 2000;267:6025-43 pubmed
    ..However, the synthesis of chitin is poorly understood. Feeding larvae of the insect Lucilia cuprina on the fungal chitin synthase competitive inhibitor, nikkomycin Z resulted in strong concentration-dependent ..
  41. Concha C, Scott M. Sexual development in Lucilia cuprina (Diptera, Calliphoridae) is controlled by the transformer gene. Genetics. 2009;182:785-98 pubmed publisher
    ..A Y-linked male determining gene (M) controls sex in the Australian sheep blowfly Lucilia cuprina, an important pest insect. In this study, we isolated the L...
  42. Davies A, Game A, Chen Z, Williams T, Goodall S, Yen J, et al. Scalloped wings is the Lucilia cuprina Notch homologue and a candidate for the modifier of fitness and asymmetry of diazinon resistance. Genetics. 1996;143:1321-37 pubmed
    The Scalloped wings (Scl) gene of the Australian sheep blowfly, Lucilia cuprina, is shown to be the homologue of the Drosophila melanogaster Notch gene by comparison at the DNA sequence and genetic levels. A L...
  43. Newcomb R, Campbell P, Russell R, Oakeshott J. cDNA cloning, baculovirus-expression and kinetic properties of the esterase, E3, involved in organophosphorus resistance in Lucilia cuprina. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 1997;27:15-25 pubmed
    Resistance to organophosphorus insecticides (OPs) in the sheep blowfly, Lucilia cuprina, is associated with a non-staining phenotype of the carboxylesterase isozyme, E3 (E.C.
  44. Elvin C, Vuocolo T, Pearson R, East I, Riding G, Eisemann C, et al. Characterization of a major peritrophic membrane protein, peritrophin-44, from the larvae of Lucilia cuprina. cDNA and deduced amino acid sequences. J Biol Chem. 1996;271:8925-35 pubmed
    ..The peritrophic membrane from the larvae of the fly Lucilia cuprina, the primary agent of cutaneous myiasis in sheep, was shown to contain six major integral peritrophic ..
  45. Casu R, Eisemann C, Pearson R, Riding G, East I, Donaldson A, et al. Antibody-mediated inhibition of the growth of larvae from an insect causing cutaneous myiasis in a mammalian host. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1997;94:8939-44 pubmed
    ..The larvae of the fly Lucilia cuprina feed on ovine tissue and tissue fluids causing a cutaneous myiasis associated with considerable host ..
  46. Durdle A, Verdon T, Mitchell R, van Oorschot R. Location of Artifacts Deposited by the Blow Fly Lucilia cuprina After Feeding on Human Blood at Simulated Indoor Crime Scenes. J Forensic Sci. 2017;: pubmed publisher
    ..Factors such as ambient temperature, and the proximity of light and food sources, had an impact on where artifacts were deposited...
  47. Traylor M, Baek J, Richards K, Fusetto R, Huang W, Josh P, et al. Recombinant expression and characterization of Lucilia cuprina CYP6G3: Activity and binding properties toward multiple pesticides. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2017;90:14-22 pubmed publisher
    The Australian sheep blowfly, Lucilia cuprina, is a primary cause of sheep flystrike and a major agricultural pest. Cytochrome P450 enzymes have been implicated in the resistance of L. cuprina to several classes of insecticides...
  48. Concha C, Edman R, Belikoff E, Schiemann A, Carey B, Scott M. Organization and expression of the Australian sheep blowfly (Lucilia cuprina) hsp23, hsp24, hsp70 and hsp83 genes. Insect Mol Biol. 2012;21:169-80 pubmed
    ..70 (hsp70) gene, the hsp83 gene and two genes that encode small Hsps (Lchsp23 and Lchsp24) from the Australian sheep blowfly, Lucilia cuprina, a major agricultural pest...
  49. Concha C, Li F, Scott M. Conservation and sex-specific splicing of the doublesex gene in the economically important pest species Lucilia cuprina. J Genet. 2010;89:279-85 pubmed
    ..In the Australian sheep blowfly (Lucilia cuprina), the tra gene (Lctra) is required for female development and Lctra transcripts are sex-..
  50. Hartley C, Newcomb R, Russell R, Yong C, Stevens J, Yeates D, et al. Amplification of DNA from preserved specimens shows blowflies were preadapted for the rapid evolution of insecticide resistance. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006;103:8757-62 pubmed publisher
    Mutations of esterase 3 confer two forms of organophosphate resistance on contemporary Australasian Lucilia cuprina. One form, called diazinon resistance, is slightly more effective against commonly used insecticides and is now more ..
  51. Tellam R, Vuocolo T, Eisemann C, Briscoe S, Riding G, Elvin C, et al. Identification of an immuno-protective mucin-like protein, peritrophin-55, from the peritrophic matrix of Lucilia cuprina larvae. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2003;33:239-52 pubmed
    A mucin-like glycoprotein, peritrophin-55 was isolated and purified from the peritrophic matrix of Lucilia cuprina larvae...
  52. Dederer H, Berger M, Meyer T, Werr M, Ilg T. Structure-activity relationships of acetylcholine derivatives with Lucilia cuprina nicotinic acetylcholine receptor ?1 and ?2 subunits in chicken ?2 subunit hybrid receptors in comparison with chicken nicotinic acetylcholine receptor ?4/?2. Insect Mol Biol. 2013;22:183-98 pubmed publisher the gene identification and cloning of nAChR ?1 and ?2 subunits (Lc?1 and Lc?2) from the sheep blowfly Lucilia cuprina. Xenopus oocytes voltage clamp experiments as hybrids with the chicken ?2 nAChR (Gg?2) subunit resulted in ..
  53. Casu R, Pearson R, Jarmey J, Cadogan L, Riding G, Tellam R. Excretory/secretory chymotrypsin from Lucilia cuprina: purification, enzymatic specificity and amino acid sequence deduced from mRNA. Insect Mol Biol. 1994;3:201-11 pubmed
    ..chymotrypsin-like proteases were purified from the secretory and excretory material of first-instar larvae of Lucilia cuprina. The hydrolysis of N-succinyl-L-phenylalanine-nitroanilide was used to monitor the purification of these ..
  54. Anstead C, Perry T, Richards S, Korhonen P, Young N, Bowles V, et al. The Battle Against Flystrike - Past Research and New Prospects Through Genomics. Adv Parasitol. 2017;98:227-281 pubmed publisher
    ..This disease is a major problem in countries with large sheep populations. In Australia, Lucilia cuprina (Wiedemann, 1830) is the principal fly involved in flystrike. While much research has been conducted on L...
  55. Bambaradeniya Y, Karunaratne W, Tomberlin J, Goonerathne I, Kotakadeniya R. Temperature and Tissue Type Impact Development of Lucilia cuprina (Diptera: Calliphoridae) in Sri Lanka. J Med Entomol. 2017;: pubmed publisher
    b>Lucilia cuprina (Wiedemann; Diptera: Calliphoridae) is a facultative ecto-parasitic fly, distributed throughout the temperate and subtropical regions of the world...
  56. Hannan G, Hill R. LcUSP, an ultraspiracle gene from the sheep blowfly, Lucilia cuprina: cDNA cloning, developmental expression of RNA and confirmation of function. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2001;31:771-81 pubmed
    A DNA sequence corresponding to most of the DNA-binding domain of a Lucilia cuprina ultraspiracle protein (LcUSP) was amplified by PCR from genomic DNA and cloned. This cloned fragment was used to screen a L...
  57. Bagnall N, Hines B, Lucke A, Gupta P, Reid R, Fairlie D, et al. Insecticidal activities of histone deacetylase inhibitors against a dipteran parasite of sheep, Lucilia cuprina. Int J Parasitol Drugs Drug Resist. 2017;7:51-60 pubmed publisher
    ..we investigate their potential as insecticides for the control of a major ecto-parasite of sheep, the Australian sheep blowfly, Lucilia cuprina...
  58. Paulo D, Azeredo Espin A, Canesin L, Vicentini R, Junqueira A. Identification and characterization of microRNAs in the screwworm flies Cochliomyia hominivorax and Cochliomyia macellaria (Diptera: Calliphoridae). Insect Mol Biol. 2017;26:46-57 pubmed publisher
    ..We also performed a comparative analysis with the hereby predicted miRNAs from the sheep blowfly, Lucilia cuprina. The results presented may advance our understanding of parasitic habits within Calliphoridae and assist ..
  59. Ilg T, Cramer J, Lutz J, Noack S, Schmitt H, Williams H, et al. The characterization of Lucilia cuprina acetylcholinesterase as a drug target, and the identification of novel inhibitors by high throughput screening. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2011;41:470-83 pubmed publisher
    ..In this paper we report the functional heterologous expression of AChE from Lucilia cuprina (the sheep blowfly) in HEK293 cells...
  60. Schorderet S, Pearson R, Vuocolo T, Eisemann C, Riding G, Tellam R. cDNA and deduced amino acid sequences of a peritrophic membrane glycoprotein, 'peritrophin-48', from the larvae of Lucilia cuprina. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 1998;28:99-111 pubmed
    ..characterization of an integral peritrophic membrane glycoprotein, peritrophin-48, from the larvae of the fly Lucilia cuprina, a primary agent of cutaneous myiasis in sheep...
  61. Sontigun N, Sanit S, Wannasan A, Sukontason K, Amendt J, Yasanga T, et al. Ultrastructure of male genitalia of blow flies (Diptera: Calliphoridae) of forensic importance. Acta Trop. 2018;179:61-80 pubmed publisher
    ..Hemipyrellia ligurriens (Wiedemann), Hypopygiopsis infumata (Bigot), Hypopygiopsis tumrasvini Kurahashi, Lucilia cuprina (Wiedemann), Lucilia papuensis Macquart, Lucilia porphyrina (Walker), and Lucilia sinensis Aubertin]...
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