David G Heckel

Summary

Affiliation: University of Melbourne
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Mitochondrial DNA analysis of field populations of Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and of its relationship to H. zea
    Gajanan T Behere
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, Department of Genetics, Bio21 Institute of Molecular Science and Biotechnology, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
    BMC Evol Biol 7:117. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Genomics in pure and applied entomology
    David G Heckel
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, Department of Genetics, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Annu Rev Entomol 48:235-60. 2003
  3. doi request reprint Mutations in Dalpha1 or Dbeta2 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunits can confer resistance to neonicotinoids in Drosophila melanogaster
    Trent Perry
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, Department of Genetics, Bio21 Institute of Molecular Science and Biotechnology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 38:520-8. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint The diversity of Bt resistance genes in species of Lepidoptera
    David G Heckel
    CESAR, Department of Genetics, University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3010, Australia
    J Invertebr Pathol 95:192-7. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the role of CYP6B cytochrome P450s in pyrethroid resistant Australian Helicoverpa armigera
    Vladimir D Grubor
    CESAR, Department of Genetics, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Insect Mol Biol 16:15-23. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Genetic mapping of Bt-toxin binding proteins in a Cry1A-toxin resistant strain of diamondback moth Plutella xylostella
    Simon W Baxter
    CESAR, Department of Genetics, University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3010, Australia
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 38:125-35. 2008
  7. pmc Generation of microsatellite repeat families by RTE retrotransposons in lepidopteran genomes
    Wee Tek Tay
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, Department of Genetics, Bio21 Molecular Science and Biotechnology Institute, The University of Melbourne, Parkville 3010, Australia
    BMC Evol Biol 10:144. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Genetic basis of resistance to Cry1Ac and Cry2Aa in Heliothis virescens (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
    Linda J Gahan
    Department Biological Sciences, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634, USA
    J Econ Entomol 98:1357-68. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint A polymerase chain reaction screen of field populations of Heliothis virescens for a retrotransposon insertion conferring resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis toxin
    Linda J Gahan
    Department Biological Sciences, Clemson University, Clemson SC 29634, USA
    J Econ Entomol 100:187-94. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Metabolism of imidacloprid and DDT by P450 CYP6G1 expressed in cell cultures of Nicotiana tabacum suggests detoxification of these insecticides in Cyp6g1-overexpressing strains of Drosophila melanogaster, leading to resistance
    Nicole Joussen
    Institute of Biology V, RWTH Aachen University, Worringerweg 1, D 52056 Aachen, Germany
    Pest Manag Sci 64:65-73. 2008

Collaborators

  • Simon W Baxter
  • Dalial Freitak
  • Anthony M Shelton
  • F Gould
  • Yves Carriere
  • Christopher W Wheat
  • Mark S Sisterson
  • Chris D Jiggins
  • Shai Morin
  • Nicole Joussen
  • Linda J Gahan
  • Wee Tek Tay
  • Philip Batterham
  • Gajanan T Behere
  • Hanna M Fischer
  • Trent Perry
  • Yannick Pauchet
  • Rebecca Clark
  • Vladimir D Grubor
  • Durrell D Kapan
  • Juan L Jurat-Fuentes
  • Chunyan Liao
  • Sarah M Brown
  • Steve C Collins
  • Alfried P Vogler
  • Susanne Preiss
  • Heiko Vogel
  • Ales Svatos
  • Alexander Muck
  • John A McKenzie
  • Belinda R Appleton
  • Stephen Micinski
  • Keshav R Kranthi
  • Juan D Lopez
  • Derek A Russell
  • Alex Tobler
  • Robert D Reed
  • Nicola S Flanagan
  • Riccardo Papa
  • Clare Ritschoff
  • Manuel Ramirez Restrepo
  • Jenny Acevedo Gonzalez
  • Karla Maldonado
  • W Owen McMillan
  • Lournet Martinez
  • Mary Lynn MacGregor Coble
  • William J Moar
  • Yun Tao Ma
  • Michael J Adang
  • Ray Akhurst

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. pmc Mitochondrial DNA analysis of field populations of Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and of its relationship to H. zea
    Gajanan T Behere
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, Department of Genetics, Bio21 Institute of Molecular Science and Biotechnology, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
    BMC Evol Biol 7:117. 2007
    ..armigera has been doubted, due to its wide distribution and plant host range across the Old World. This study explores the global genetic diversity of H. armigera and its evolutionary relationship to H zea...
  2. ncbi request reprint Genomics in pure and applied entomology
    David G Heckel
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, Department of Genetics, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Annu Rev Entomol 48:235-60. 2003
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Mutations in Dalpha1 or Dbeta2 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunits can confer resistance to neonicotinoids in Drosophila melanogaster
    Trent Perry
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, Department of Genetics, Bio21 Institute of Molecular Science and Biotechnology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 38:520-8. 2008
    ..Moreover, some of the mutations may protect the insect against nitenpyram by interfering with subunit assembly or channel activation, rather than affecting binding affinities of neonicotinoids to the channel...
  4. ncbi request reprint The diversity of Bt resistance genes in species of Lepidoptera
    David G Heckel
    CESAR, Department of Genetics, University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3010, Australia
    J Invertebr Pathol 95:192-7. 2007
    ..The connection between resistance genes and the mechanisms they encode remains a challenging task to elucidate...
  5. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the role of CYP6B cytochrome P450s in pyrethroid resistant Australian Helicoverpa armigera
    Vladimir D Grubor
    CESAR, Department of Genetics, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Insect Mol Biol 16:15-23. 2007
    ..We conclude that even if one or more of these P450s metabolize fenvalerate, they are unlikely to be responsible for the resistance in AN02...
  6. doi request reprint Genetic mapping of Bt-toxin binding proteins in a Cry1A-toxin resistant strain of diamondback moth Plutella xylostella
    Simon W Baxter
    CESAR, Department of Genetics, University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3010, Australia
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 38:125-35. 2008
    ....
  7. pmc Generation of microsatellite repeat families by RTE retrotransposons in lepidopteran genomes
    Wee Tek Tay
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, Department of Genetics, Bio21 Molecular Science and Biotechnology Institute, The University of Melbourne, Parkville 3010, Australia
    BMC Evol Biol 10:144. 2010
    ..These families are thought to be associated with unequal crossing-over during DNA recombination or with transposable elements (TEs)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Genetic basis of resistance to Cry1Ac and Cry2Aa in Heliothis virescens (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
    Linda J Gahan
    Department Biological Sciences, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634, USA
    J Econ Entomol 98:1357-68. 2005
    ..Thus, the Cry2Aa resistance in CP73 is not caused by either of the two major Cry1Ac resistance-conferring genes but instead probably has a quantitative genetic basis...
  9. ncbi request reprint A polymerase chain reaction screen of field populations of Heliothis virescens for a retrotransposon insertion conferring resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis toxin
    Linda J Gahan
    Department Biological Sciences, Clemson University, Clemson SC 29634, USA
    J Econ Entomol 100:187-94. 2007
    ..This situation will complicate PCR-based Bt resistance monitoring strategies...
  10. ncbi request reprint Metabolism of imidacloprid and DDT by P450 CYP6G1 expressed in cell cultures of Nicotiana tabacum suggests detoxification of these insecticides in Cyp6g1-overexpressing strains of Drosophila melanogaster, leading to resistance
    Nicole Joussen
    Institute of Biology V, RWTH Aachen University, Worringerweg 1, D 52056 Aachen, Germany
    Pest Manag Sci 64:65-73. 2008
    ..melanogaster are resistant to a wide range of chemically diverse insecticides, including DDT and imidacloprid. However, up to now there has been no evidence that the CYP6G1 enzyme metabolises any of these compounds...
  11. doi request reprint Evolutionary origins of a novel host plant detoxification gene in butterflies
    Hanna M Fischer
    Department of Entomology, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Beutenberg Campus, Jena, Germany
    Mol Biol Evol 25:809-20. 2008
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Toxicity of Bacillus thuringiensis insecticidal proteins for Helicoverpa armigera and Helicoverpa punctigera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), major pests of cotton
    Chunyan Liao
    CSIRO Entomology, GPO Box 1700, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    J Invertebr Pathol 80:55-63. 2002
    ..armigera. Bioassays conducted with Cry1Ac and Cry2Aa showed that there was a small but significant negative interaction between these delta-endotoxins...
  13. doi request reprint Mapping the larval midgut lumen proteome of Helicoverpa armigera, a generalist herbivorous insect
    Yannick Pauchet
    Department of Entomology and Mass Spectrometry Research Group, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Hans Knöll Str 8, D 07745 Jena, Germany
    J Proteome Res 7:1629-39. 2008
    ..Identification of the set of proteins that are secreted into the lumen will enable us to further characterize the nutritional and defensive functions of this important intraorganismal space...
  14. pmc Colour pattern specification in the Mocker swallowtail Papilio dardanus: the transcription factor invected is a candidate for the mimicry locus H
    Rebecca Clark
    Department of Entomology, Natural History Museum, London, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 275:1181-8. 2008
    ..These findings make invected, and possibly its closely linked paralogue engrailed, strong candidates for H. This is supported by their known role in eyespot specification in nymphalid butterfly wings...
  15. pmc Immune system responses and fitness costs associated with consumption of bacteria in larvae of Trichoplusia ni
    Dalial Freitak
    Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Department of Entomology, Hans Knoell Strasse 8, 07745 Jena, Germany
    BMC Biol 5:56. 2007
    ..Here, we examine the immune system response and consequences of exposing a lepidopteran agricultural pest to non-infectious microorganisms via simple oral consumption...
  16. pmc Three cadherin alleles associated with resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis in pink bollworm
    Shai Morin
    Department of Entomology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:5004-9. 2003
    ..Together with previous evidence, the results reported here identify the cadherin gene as a leading target for DNA-based screening of resistance to Bt crops in lepidopteran pests...
  17. ncbi request reprint The HevCaLP protein mediates binding specificity of the Cry1A class of Bacillus thuringiensis toxins in Heliothis virescens
    Juan L Jurat-Fuentes
    Department of Entomology and Biochemistry, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 2279, USA
    Biochemistry 43:14299-305. 2004
    ....
  18. pmc Localization of Müllerian mimicry genes on a dense linkage map of Heliconius erato
    Durrell D Kapan
    Department of Biology, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR 00931
    Genetics 173:735-57. 2006
    ..This study complements recent linkage analysis of H. erato's comimic, H. melpomene, and forms the basis for marker-assisted physical mapping and for studies into the comparative genetic architecture of wing-pattern mimicry in Heliconius...