red flour beetle

Summary

Alias: rust-red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum, Tribolium castaneum (Herbst, 1797)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Is dimethyldecanal a common aggregation pheromone of Tribolium flour beetles?
    Ludovic Arnaud
    Department of Pure and Applied Zoology, Gembloux Agricultural University, Belgium
    J Chem Ecol 28:523-32. 2002
  2. pmc Juvenile hormone resistance gene Methoprene-tolerant controls entry into metamorphosis in the beetle Tribolium castaneum
    Barbora Konopova
    Department of Molecular Biology, University of South Bohemia, and Biology Center, Czech Academy of Sciences, 37005 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:10488-93. 2007
  3. pmc Transcription factor broad suppresses precocious development of adult structures during larval-pupal metamorphosis in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum
    R Parthasarathy
    Department of Entomology, College of Agriculture, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546, United States
    Mech Dev 125:299-313. 2008
  4. doi Identification and characterization of nuclear receptors from the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum
    Anjiang Tan
    Department of Entomology, College of Agriculture, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 38:430-9. 2008
  5. pmc Laccase 2 is the phenoloxidase gene required for beetle cuticle tanning
    Yasuyuki Arakane
    Grain Marketing and Production Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, 1515 College Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:11337-42. 2005
  6. ncbi Molecular characterization and embryonic expression of the even-skipped ortholog of Tribolium castaneum
    S J Brown
    Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan 66506 4901, USA
    Mech Dev 61:165-73. 1997
  7. doi Chymotrypsin-like peptidases from Tribolium castaneum: a role in molting revealed by RNA interference
    Gunnar Broehan
    Department of Biology Chemistry, Division of Animal Physiology, University of Osnabruck, Barbarastr 11, 49069 Osnabruck, Germany
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 40:274-83. 2010
  8. pmc Cloning and characterization of the Tribolium castaneum eye-color genes encoding tryptophan oxygenase and kynurenine 3-monooxygenase
    Marcé D Lorenzen
    Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas 66506, USA
    Genetics 160:225-34. 2002
  9. ncbi Gene expression in spider appendages reveals reversal of exd/hth spatial specificity, altered leg gap gene dynamics, and suggests divergent distal morphogen signaling
    Nikola Michael Prpic
    Institut fur Genetik, Universitat zu Koln, Weyertal 121, D 50931 Köln, Germany
    Dev Biol 264:119-40. 2003
  10. ncbi A segmentation gene in tribolium produces a polycistronic mRNA that codes for multiple conserved peptides
    Joel Savard
    Department of Genetics, University of Cologne, Zülpicherstrasse 47, 50674 Cologne, Germany
    Cell 126:559-69. 2006

Research Grants

  1. Subba R Palli; Fiscal Year: 2016
  2. Epistasis: its role in complex tratis, gene expression and speciation
    Michael J Wade; Fiscal Year: 2012
  3. MARINER TRANSPOSONS OF MAMMALS
    Hugh Robertson; Fiscal Year: 2001
  4. Gustatory and olfactory receptors of Anopheles gambiae
    Hugh Robertson; Fiscal Year: 2006
  5. Gene Duplication and Genome Evolution
    Austin Hughes; Fiscal Year: 2004
  6. Computational and Functional Analysis of Gene Networks
    MARC HALFON; Fiscal Year: 2006
  7. EVOLUTION OF IMMUNE RECOGNITION AND EVASION
    Austin L Hughes; Fiscal Year: 2010
  8. Developmental mechanisms underlying divergent morphology
    DAVID ANGELINI; Fiscal Year: 2007
  9. INSECT PROJECTIN: ROLES IN SARCOMERE ASSEMBLY & FLIGHT
    Agnes Ayme Southgate; Fiscal Year: 2005

Patents

  1. ENHANCED RNAI MEDIATED GENE REGULATION
  2. COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS TO CONTROL INSECT PESTS
  3. Genetically Engineered Yeast
  4. Method of identifying eukaryotic species
  5. Identification of habitat of insect
  6. PROCESSES FOR PRODUCING LIPIDS
  7. METHODS FOR CONTROLLING PESTS USING RNAi
  8. PROCESSES FOR PRODUCING LIPIDS
  9. DSRNA as insect control agent
  10. Compositions and methods for control of insect infestations in plants

Detail Information

Publications202 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Is dimethyldecanal a common aggregation pheromone of Tribolium flour beetles?
    Ludovic Arnaud
    Department of Pure and Applied Zoology, Gembloux Agricultural University, Belgium
    J Chem Ecol 28:523-32. 2002
    ..that the same aggregation pheromone, 4,8-dimethyldecanal (DMD), is shared by three flour beetles species (Tribolium castaneum, T. confusum, and T...
  2. pmc Juvenile hormone resistance gene Methoprene-tolerant controls entry into metamorphosis in the beetle Tribolium castaneum
    Barbora Konopova
    Department of Molecular Biology, University of South Bohemia, and Biology Center, Czech Academy of Sciences, 37005 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:10488-93. 2007
    ..By contrast, the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum is sensitive to developmental regulation by JH, thus making an ideal system to examine the role of Met in ..
  3. pmc Transcription factor broad suppresses precocious development of adult structures during larval-pupal metamorphosis in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum
    R Parthasarathy
    Department of Entomology, College of Agriculture, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546, United States
    Mech Dev 125:299-313. 2008
    ..key roles of br during larval-pupal metamorphosis using RNA interference (RNAi) in a coleopteran insect, Tribolium castaneum. Two major peaks of T...
  4. doi Identification and characterization of nuclear receptors from the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum
    Anjiang Tan
    Department of Entomology, College of Agriculture, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 38:430-9. 2008
    ..Nineteen canonical and two Knirps family NRs were identified in the genome of Tribolium castaneum. RNAi analysis showed that 10 out of the 19 canonical NRs, TcE75, TcHR3, TcHR4, TcEcR, TcUSP, TcFTZ-F1, ..
  5. pmc Laccase 2 is the phenoloxidase gene required for beetle cuticle tanning
    Yasuyuki Arakane
    Grain Marketing and Production Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, 1515 College Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:11337-42. 2005
    ..We report the cloning of cDNAs for laccases and tyrosinases from the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum, as well as their developmental patterns of expression...
  6. ncbi Molecular characterization and embryonic expression of the even-skipped ortholog of Tribolium castaneum
    S J Brown
    Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan 66506 4901, USA
    Mech Dev 61:165-73. 1997
    ..1984) Roux's Arch. Dev. Biol. 193, 267-282). We have characterized the eve ortholog of the beetle Tribolium castaneum. The homeodomain sequence is highly conserved between beetle, fly, and grasshopper eve orthologs...
  7. doi Chymotrypsin-like peptidases from Tribolium castaneum: a role in molting revealed by RNA interference
    Gunnar Broehan
    Department of Biology Chemistry, Division of Animal Physiology, University of Osnabruck, Barbarastr 11, 49069 Osnabruck, Germany
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 40:274-83. 2010
    ..We studied the gene family encoding CTLPs in the genome of the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum. Using an extended search pattern, we identified 14 TcCTLP genes that encode peptidases with S1 specificity ..
  8. pmc Cloning and characterization of the Tribolium castaneum eye-color genes encoding tryptophan oxygenase and kynurenine 3-monooxygenase
    Marcé D Lorenzen
    Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas 66506, USA
    Genetics 160:225-34. 2002
    ..In the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum, the only currently available system for germline transformation employs the exogenous marker gene, EGFP, ..
  9. ncbi Gene expression in spider appendages reveals reversal of exd/hth spatial specificity, altered leg gap gene dynamics, and suggests divergent distal morphogen signaling
    Nikola Michael Prpic
    Institut fur Genetik, Universitat zu Koln, Weyertal 121, D 50931 Köln, Germany
    Dev Biol 264:119-40. 2003
    ..Here, we analyze appendage genes in the spider Cupiennius salei and the beetle Tribolium castaneum. Differences in decapentaplegic (dpp) expression suggest a different mode of distal morphogen signaling ..
  10. ncbi A segmentation gene in tribolium produces a polycistronic mRNA that codes for multiple conserved peptides
    Joel Savard
    Department of Genetics, University of Cologne, Zülpicherstrasse 47, 50674 Cologne, Germany
    Cell 126:559-69. 2006
    ..mlpt appears to be the prototype of this previously unknown gene structure in eukaryotes, as we find homologous genes with the same polycistronic arrangement in other insect genomes as well...
  11. pmc Ecdysone [corrected] receptor isoforms play distinct roles in controlling molting and metamorphosis in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum
    Anjiang Tan
    Department of Entomology, College of Agriculture, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546, USA
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 291:42-9. 2008
    ..In the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum, two isoforms each of EcR and USP have been identified...
  12. ncbi The Tribolium homeotic gene Abdominal is homologous to abdominal-A of the Drosophila bithorax complex
    J J Stuart
    USDA, ARS, US Grain Marketing Research Laboratory, Manhattan, Kansas 66502
    Development 117:233-43. 1993
    The Abdominal gene is a member of the single homeotic complex of the beetle, Tribolium castaneum. An integrated developmental genetic and molecular analysis shows that Abdominal is homologous to the abdominal-A gene of the bithorax ..
  13. ncbi The expression and function of the achaete-scute genes in Tribolium castaneum reveals conservation and variation in neural pattern formation and cell fate specification
    Scott R Wheeler
    Program in Neuroscience, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Development 130:4373-81. 2003
    ..We describe the identification and characterization of the ac/sc genes in the coleopteran insect species Tribolium castaneum. We have identified two Tribolium ac/sc genes - achaete-scute homolog (Tc-ASH) a proneural gene and asense (..
  14. ncbi Identification and characterization of the telomerase reverse transcriptase of Bombyx mori (silkworm) and Tribolium castaneum (flour beetle)
    Mizuko Osanai
    Department of Integrated Biosciences, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Japan
    Gene 376:281-9. 2006
    ..mori and the flour beetle Tribolium castaneum. This is the first report of telomerase genes from arthropods...
  15. ncbi Genetic analysis of the homeotic gene complex (HOM-C) in the beetle Tribolium castaneum
    R W Beeman
    USDA, ARS, U S Grain Marketing Research Laboratory, Manhattan, Kansas 66502
    Dev Biol 133:196-209. 1989
    ..have undertaken both genetic and molecular studies of the homeotic gene complex (HOM-C) of the beetle Tribolium castaneum, and this paper discusses results from our genetic analyses...
  16. ncbi Conservation of wingless patterning functions in the short-germ embryos of Tribolium castaneum
    L M Nagy
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, University of Wisconsin, Madison 53706
    Nature 367:460-3. 1994
    ..of the Drosophila wingless gene, a mediator of cell-cell communications, from the short-germ beetle Tribolium castaneum. The principal features of wingless expression patterns in Drosophila are conserved in Tribolium, including ..
  17. ncbi Expression patterns of twist and snail in Tribolium (Coleoptera) suggest a homologous formation of mesoderm in long and short germ band insects
    R J Sommer
    Zoologisches Institut der Universität München, Germany
    Dev Genet 15:32-7. 1994
    ..This suggests that the expression of the two genes is required for mesoderm formation both at early blastoderm stage and during germband elongation until the end of the segmental growth process...
  18. pmc Woot, an active gypsy-class retrotransposon in the flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum, is associated with a recent mutation
    R W Beeman
    U S Grain Marketing Research Laboratory, U S Department of Agriculture, ARS, Manhattan, Kansas 66502, USA
    Genetics 143:417-26. 1996
    A recently isolated, lethal mutation of the homeotic Abdominal gene of the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum is associated with an insertion of a novel retrotransposen into an intron...
  19. ncbi A caudal homologue in the short germ band beetle Tribolium shows similarities to both, the Drosophila and the vertebrate caudal expression patterns
    C Schulz
    Zoologisches Institut der Universität München, Luisenstrasse 14, D 80333 Munchen, Germany
    Dev Genes Evol 208:283-9. 1998
    We have isolated a homologue to the Drosophila caudal (cad) gene from the flour beetle Tribolium castaneum and have studied its expression pattern...
  20. ncbi Molecular and genetic analysis of the Tribolium Ultrabithorax ortholog, Ultrathorax
    R L Bennett
    Zoology Department, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602, USA
    Dev Genes Evol 209:608-19. 1999
    ..We exploited the feasibility of genetic analysis in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum, to examine the role of its Ubx ortholog in development...
  21. pmc Conserved and divergent aspects of terminal patterning in the beetle Tribolium castaneum
    R Schroder
    Zoologisches Institut der Universität München, Luisenstrasse 14, D 80333 Munich, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97:6591-6. 2000
    ..terminal pattern formation in insects, we analyzed several of the key genes of this process in the beetle Tribolium castaneum. We cloned two genes of the terminal pattern cascade, namely tailless (tll) and forkhead (fkh), from ..
  22. ncbi The maternal NF-kappaB/dorsal gradient of Tribolium castaneum: dynamics of early dorsoventral patterning in a short-germ beetle
    G Chen
    Max Planck Institut fur Entwicklungsbiologie, Spemannstrasse 35 II, D 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Development 127:5145-56. 2000
    ..a nuclear Dorsal protein gradient of similar anteroposterior extension exists in the short-germ beetle, Tribolium castaneum, which forms most segments from a posterior growth zone after gastrulation...
  23. ncbi Molecular characterization of Tclabial and the 3' end of the Tribolium homeotic complex
    W Nie
    Division of Biology, Ackert Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Dev Genes Evol 211:244-51. 2001
    ..Finally, we have examined the expression of Tclab transcripts in Tribolium embryos. As previously described for Drosophila and other insects, the expression of Tclab is specific to the intercalary segment...
  24. ncbi Expression of dachshund in wild-type and Distal-less mutant Tribolium corroborates serial homologies in insect appendages
    N M Prpic
    Institut fur Genetik, Universitat zu Koln, Weyertal 121, 50931 Cologne, Germany
    Dev Genes Evol 211:467-77. 2001
    We isolated the homologue of the Drosophila gene dachshund (dac) from the beetle Tribolium castaneum. Tc'dac is expressed in all appendages except urogomphi and pleuropodia...
  25. pmc Sequence of the Tribolium castaneum homeotic complex: the region corresponding to the Drosophila melanogaster antennapedia complex
    Susan J Brown
    Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas 66506, USA
    Genetics 160:1067-74. 2002
    The homeotic selector genes of the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum, are located in a single cluster...
  26. ncbi Transgene expression from the Tribolium castaneum Polyubiquitin promoter
    M D Lorenzen
    Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA
    Insect Mol Biol 11:399-407. 2002
    ..Here we report the cloning and characterization of the Tribolium castaneum Polyubiquitin (TcPUb) gene. We placed the TcPUb promoter upstream of the coding region of the T...
  27. ncbi The Sp8 zinc-finger transcription factor is involved in allometric growth of the limbs in the beetle Tribolium castaneum
    Anke Beermann
    Interfakultäres Institut für Zellbiologie, Universitat Tubingen, Abt Genetik der Tiere, Auf der Morgenstelle 28, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Development 131:733-42. 2004
    ..We identified the ortholog of the Drosophila Sp-1 gene in the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum, termed T-Sp8 because of its close phylogenetic relationship to the vertebrate Sp8 genes...
  28. ncbi Characterization of two chitin synthase genes of the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum, and alternate exon usage in one of the genes during development
    Yasuyuki Arakane
    Grain Marketing and Production Research Center, ARS USDA, 1515 College Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 34:291-304. 2004
    Two chitin synthase (CHS) genes of the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum, were sequenced and their transcription patterns during development examined. By screening a BAC library of genomic DNA from T...
  29. ncbi Tribolium castaneum twist: gastrulation and mesoderm formation in a short-germ beetle
    Klaus Handel
    Roche Diagnostics GmbH, Nonnenwald 2, 82377 Penzberg, Germany
    Dev Genes Evol 215:13-31. 2005
    ..Here we present a detailed description of mesoderm formation and twist regulation for the short-germ beetle Tribolium castaneum. In contrast to Drosophila, (1) the presumptive mesodermal cells of Tribolium are part of a mitotic domain ..
  30. ncbi Ultrabithorax is required for membranous wing identity in the beetle Tribolium castaneum
    Yoshinori Tomoyasu
    Division of Biology, Chalmers Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas 66506, USA
    Nature 433:643-7. 2005
    ..In beetles, such as Tribolium castaneum, it is the forewings that are modified (to form elytra), while the hindwings retain a morphologically more ..
  31. ncbi Expression patterns of three heat shock protein 70 genes among developmental stages of the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)
    Rizana Mahroof
    Department of Entomology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, 66506, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 141:247-56. 2005
    Three genes were identified encoding heat shock protein 70's in Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) and they were tentatively named as tchsp70 I, tchsc70 II, and tchsp70 III...
  32. ncbi Maternal torso signaling controls body axis elongation in a short germ insect
    Michael Schoppmeier
    Institut fur Biologie, Universitat Erlangen, Abteilung für Entwicklungsbiologie, Staudtstr 5, D 91058 Erlangen, Germany
    Curr Biol 15:2131-6. 2005
    ....
  33. pmc The Tribolium castaneum ortholog of Sex combs reduced controls dorsal ridge development
    Teresa D Shippy
    Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas 66506, USA
    Genetics 174:297-307. 2006
    ..We have identified three mutant allele classes of Cephalothorax, the Tribolium castaneum (red flour beetle) ortholog of Sex combs reduced, each of which has a different effect on dorsal ridge ..
  34. pmc Evolutionary flexibility of pair-rule patterning revealed by functional analysis of secondary pair-rule genes, paired and sloppy-paired in the short-germ insect, Tribolium castaneum
    Chong Pyo Choe
    Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Dev Biol 302:281-94. 2007
    ..Thus, while prd is functionally conserved, the fact that the register of slp function has evolved differently in the lineages leading to Drosophila and Tribolium reveals an unprecedented flexibility in pair-rule patterning...
  35. pmc The cys-loop ligand-gated ion channel gene superfamily of the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum
    Andrew K Jones
    MRC Functional Genetics Unit, Department of Physiology Anatomy and Genetics, The Sherrington Building, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3QX, UK
    BMC Genomics 8:327. 2007
    ..The red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum, is a major pest of stored agricultural products and is also an important model organism for studying ..
  36. ncbi Beetle immunity: Identification of immune-inducible genes from the model insect Tribolium castaneum
    Boran Altincicek
    Institute of Phytopathology and Applied Zoology, Justus Liebig University of Giessen, Heinrich Buff Ring 26 32, D 35392 Giessen, Germany
    Dev Comp Immunol 32:585-95. 2008
    The red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum, is an established genetically tractable model insect for evolutionary and developmental studies. Therefore, it may also represent a valuable model for comparative analysis of insect immunity...
  37. pmc Genomics, transcriptomics, and peptidomics of neuropeptides and protein hormones in the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum
    Bin Li
    Department of Entomology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas 66506 4004, USA
    Genome Res 18:113-22. 2008
    ..The whole genome sequence from the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum, along with those from other insect species, provides an opportunity to study the evolution of the genes ..
  38. ncbi A genome-wide inventory of neurohormone GPCRs in the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum
    Frank Hauser
    Center for Functional and Comparative Insect Genomics and Department of Cell Biology and Comparative Zoology, Institute of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 15, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Front Neuroendocrinol 29:142-65. 2008
    ..The red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum is the latest addition to the list of insects with a sequenced genome and the first coleopteran (beetle) to ..
  39. doi Broad-Complex acts downstream of Met in juvenile hormone signaling to coordinate primitive holometabolan metamorphosis
    Barbora Konopova
    Biology Center, Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic
    Development 135:559-68. 2008
    ..We have recently used the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum to show that JH controls entry to metamorphosis via its putative receptor Methoprene-tolerant (Met)...
  40. pmc Exploring systemic RNA interference in insects: a genome-wide survey for RNAi genes in Tribolium
    Yoshinori Tomoyasu
    Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas 66506, USA
    Genome Biol 9:R10. 2008
    ..However, Drosophila, the leading insect model organism, does not show a robust systemic RNAi response, necessitating another model system to study the molecular mechanism of systemic RNAi in insects...
  41. doi Characterization and expression of the beta-N-acetylhexosaminidase gene family of Tribolium castaneum
    David G Hogenkamp
    Department of Biochemistry, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 38:478-89. 2008
    ..hereafter referred to as N-acetylglucosaminidases (NAGs)) in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum, namely TcNAG1, TcFDL, TcNAG2, and TcNAG3, and three other related hexosaminidases were identified by ..
  42. pmc Do teashirt family genes specify trunk identity? Insights from the single tiptop/teashirt homolog of Tribolium castaneum
    Teresa D Shippy
    Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Dev Genes Evol 218:141-52. 2008
    ..issue, we have analyzed the function of Tc-tiotsh, the lone teashirt family member in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum. Although Tc-tiotsh is important for aspects of both embryonic and imaginal development including some ..
  43. doi Expression, function and regulation of Brachyenteron in the short germband insect Tribolium castaneum
    Nicola Berns
    Interfakultäres Institut für Zellbiologie, Abteilung Genetik der Tiere, Fakultat fur Biologie, Universitat Tubingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 28, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Dev Genes Evol 218:169-79. 2008
    ..Our results demonstrate a highly conserved role for Brachyury-type transcriptional regulators in posterior gut development of insects at the level of expression, function and regulation...
  44. pmc Hedgehog signaling pathway function conserved in Tribolium segmentation
    Laila Farzana
    Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Ackert Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Dev Genes Evol 218:181-92. 2008
    ....
  45. doi Divergent functions of orthodenticle, empty spiracles and buttonhead in early head patterning of the beetle Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera)
    Johannes B Schinko
    Department of Developmental Biology, Johann Friedrich Blumenbach Institute of Zoology and Anthropology, Georg August University Gottingen, Germany
    Dev Biol 317:600-13. 2008
    ..We asked whether the function of their orthologs is conserved in the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum which in contrast to Drosophila develops its larval head in a way typical for insects...
  46. doi RNAi-mediated knockdown of juvenile hormone acid O-methyltransferase gene causes precocious metamorphosis in the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum
    Chieka Minakuchi
    National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    FEBS J 275:2919-31. 2008
    ..In this study, we identified three methyltransferase genes in the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum (TcMT1, TcMT2 and TcMT3) that are homologous to JHAMT of Bombyx and Drosophila...
  47. doi Genome-wide mapping of conserved microRNAs and their host transcripts in Tribolium castaneum
    Qibin Luo
    James D Watson Institute of Genome Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
    J Genet Genomics 35:349-55. 2008
    ..for the identification of conserved miRNAs based on features of known metazoan miRNAs in red flour beetle (Tribolium castaneum), which is regarded as one of the major laboratory models of arthropods...
  48. doi Structure of the Tribolium castaneum telomerase catalytic subunit TERT
    Andrew J Gillis
    Gene Expression and Regulation Program, The Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Nature 455:633-7. 2008
    ..Here we present the high-resolution structure of the Tribolium castaneum catalytic subunit of telomerase, TERT...
  49. doi Krüppel homolog 1, an early juvenile hormone-response gene downstream of Methoprene-tolerant, mediates its anti-metamorphic action in the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum
    Chieka Minakuchi
    National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, 1 2 Ohwashi, Tsukuba 305 8634, Japan
    Dev Biol 325:341-50. 2009
    ..Mech. Dev. 125, 91-105). Analysis of expression of the homologous gene (TcKr-h1) in the beetle Tribolium castaneum showed that its transcript was continuously present in the larval stage but absent in the pupal stage...
  50. doi Transcriptional diversity and allelic variation in nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunits of the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum
    F D Rinkevich
    Department of Entomology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 0901, USA
    Insect Mol Biol 18:233-42. 2009
    ..nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunits, Tcasalpha1-Tcasalpha11 and Tcasbeta1, from the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum, revealed extensive post-transcriptional modification and multiple alleles...
  51. pmc Molecular and functional analyses of amino acid decarboxylases involved in cuticle tanning in Tribolium castaneum
    Yasuyuki Arakane
    Department of Biochemistry, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas 66506, USA
    J Biol Chem 284:16584-94. 2009
    ..We identified ADC and DDC genes in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum (Tc), and investigated their functions. TcADC mRNA was most abundant prior to the pupal-adult molt...
  52. pmc Evolving enhancer-promoter interactions within the tinman complex of the flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum
    Jessica Doran Cande
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Division of Genetics, Genomics and Development, Center for Integrative Genomics, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Development 136:3153-60. 2009
    ..Despite broad conservation of Tin-C gene expression patterns in the flour beetle (Tribolium castaneum), the honeybee (Apis mellifera) and the fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster), the expression of a key ..
  53. doi Functions of ion transport peptide and ion transport peptide-like in the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum
    Khurshida Begum
    Department of Entomology, Kansas State University, 123 Waters Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 39:717-25. 2009
    ..We investigated the alternatively spliced variants of ITP/ITPL in Tribolium castaneum to understand their functions...
  54. doi Evaluation of quantitative PCR reference genes for gene expression studies in Tribolium castaneum after fungal challenge
    Jeffrey C Lord
    USDA ARS, Grain Marketing and Production Research Center, 1515 College Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502, USA
    J Microbiol Methods 80:219-21. 2010
    To investigate gene expression in Tribolium castaneum exposed to Beauveria bassiana, reference genes for qPCR were evaluated. Of these, beta-actin, alpha-tubulin, and RPS6 were not stable...
  55. doi Activation of immune-associated phospholipase A2 is functionally linked to Toll/Imd signal pathways in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum
    Sony Shrestha
    Department of Bioresource Sciences, Andong National University, 388 Songchun, Andong, Republic of Korea
    Dev Comp Immunol 34:530-7. 2010
    ..A recent genome analysis of the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum, has annotated both Toll and Imd signal pathways that are presumably considered to specifically respond to ..
  56. pmc Tyrosine hydroxylase is required for cuticle sclerotization and pigmentation in Tribolium castaneum
    Maureen J Gorman
    Department of Biochemistry, Kansas State University, 141 Chalmers, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 40:267-73. 2010
    ..of this study was to determine whether TH is required for cuticle sclerotization in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum. We used quantitative RT-PCR to verify that TH expression occurs at the time of cuticle tanning and ..
  57. pmc A brain-specific cytochrome P450 responsible for the majority of deltamethrin resistance in the QTC279 strain of Tribolium castaneum
    Fang Zhu
    Department of Entomology, College of Agriculture, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:8557-62. 2010
    ..a P450 gene responsible for the majority of deltamethrin resistance observed in the QTC279 strain of Tribolium castaneum. We used recently completed whole-genome sequence of T...
  58. doi Both UDP N-acetylglucosamine pyrophosphorylases of Tribolium castaneum are critical for molting, survival and fecundity
    Yasuyuki Arakane
    Division of Plant Biotechnology, College of Agriculture and Life Science, Chonnam National University, Gwangju 500 757, Korea
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 41:42-50. 2011
    A bioinformatics search of the genome of the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum, resulted in the identification of two genes encoding proteins closely related to UDP-N-acetylglucosamine pyrophosphorylases (UAPs), which provide the ..
  59. doi A segmentation clock with two-segment periodicity in insects
    Andres F Sarrazin
    Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas, Nikolaou Plastira 100, GR 70013 Heraklio, Crete, Greece
    Science 336:338-41. 2012
    ..that the segmentation gene odd-skipped (Tc-odd) oscillates with a two-segment periodicity in the beetle Tribolium castaneum. By bisecting embryos and culturing the two halves over different time intervals, we demonstrate that Tc-..
  60. doi Egfr signaling regulates distal as well as medial fate in the embryonic leg of Tribolium castaneum
    Daniela Grossmann
    Georg August Universitat Gottingen, Johann Friedrich Blumenbach Institut für Zoologie und Anthropologie, Abteilung für Entwicklungsbiologie, GZMB Ernst Caspari Haus, Justus von Liebig Weg 11, 37077 Gottingen, Germany
    Dev Biol 370:264-72. 2012
    ..of Epidermal growth factor receptor (Egfr), spitz (spi), and pointed (pnt) in leg development in the beetle Tribolium castaneum. We show that Egfr signaling has a more complex role in T. castaneum than in D...
  61. pmc Sex determination in beetles: production of all male progeny by parental RNAi knockdown of transformer
    Jayendra Nath Shukla
    Department of Entomology, College of Agriculture, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546, United States of America
    Sci Rep 2:602. 2012
    ..We recently identified homolog of dsx in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum (Tcdsx). Here, we report on the identification and characterization of a regulator of Tcdsx splicing in T...
  62. doi A core metabolic enzyme mediates resistance to phosphine gas
    David I Schlipalius
    Agri Science Queensland, Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Ecosciences Precinct, Brisbane, Qld 4001, Australia
    Science 338:807-10. 2012
    ..or the dimerization interface of dihydrolipoamide dehydrogenase (DLD) in insects (Rhyzopertha dominica and Tribolium castaneum) and nematodes (Caenorhabditis elegans)...
  63. pmc Doublesex target genes in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum
    Jayendra Nath Shukla
    Department of Entomology, College of Agriculture, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546, United States of America
    Sci Rep 2:948. 2012
    ..We identified the dsx homolog (Tcdsx) in Tribolium castaneum. The pre-mRNA of Tcdsx is sex-specifically spliced into three female (Tcdsxf1, Tcdsxf2 and Tcdsxf3) and one ..
  64. pmc Integrated analysis of cytochrome P450 gene superfamily in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum
    Fang Zhu
    Department of Entomology, College of Agriculture, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546, USA
    BMC Genomics 14:174. 2013
    ..availability of whole genome sequence and well functioning RNA interference (RNAi), the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum serves as an ideal insect model for conducting functional genomics studies. Although several T...
  65. doi Characterization of sulfakinin and sulfakinin receptor and their roles in food intake in the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum
    Na Yu
    Department of Crop Protection, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 188:196-203. 2013
    ..characterized SK and SK receptor (SKR) of an important pest and model beetle insect, the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum, with the aim to better understand the SK signaling pathway and its function in food intake...
  66. pmc Pharmacological characterization of a 5-HT1-type serotonin receptor in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum
    Rut Vleugels
    Department of Animal Physiology and Neurobiology, Zoological Institute, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 8:e65052. 2013
    ..the molecular cloning and pharmacological characterization of a 5-HT1 receptor from the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum (Trica5-HT1)...
  67. pmc Odoriferous Defensive stink gland transcriptome to identify novel genes necessary for quinone synthesis in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum
    Jianwei Li
    Department of Developmental Biology, Johann Friedrich Blumenbach Institute of Zoology and Anthropology, GZMB, Ernst Caspari Haus, Georg August University Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany
    PLoS Genet 9:e1003596. 2013
    ..of defensive secretions, we performed RNA sequencing in a newly emerging insect model, the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)...
  68. ncbi DNA sequence and site of mutation of the GABA receptor of cyclodiene-resistant red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum
    M Miyazaki
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 111:399-406. 1995
    ..PCR) on cDNA, the DNA sequence of a membrane spanning region of a GABA receptor of the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum was identified...
  69. pmc The beetle Tribolium castaneum has a fushi tarazu homolog expressed in stripes during segmentation
    S J Brown
    Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan 66506 4901
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 91:12922-6. 1994
    ..We show here that the beetle Tribolium castaneum has a ftz homolog located in its Homeotic complex and expressed in a pair-rule fashion, albeit in a ..
  70. pmc Implications of the Tribolium Deformed mutant phenotype for the evolution of Hox gene function
    S Brown
    Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97:4510-4. 2000
    ..In the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum, we have isolated loss-of-function mutations of the Deformed ortholog...
  71. pmc Analysis of maxillopedia expression pattern and larval cuticular phenotype in wild-type and mutant tribolium
    T D Shippy
    Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan 66506, USA
    Genetics 155:721-31. 2000
    The Tribolium castaneum homeotic gene maxillopedia (mxp) is the ortholog of Drosophila proboscipedia (pb). Here we describe and classify available mxp alleles...
  72. ncbi A strategy for mapping bicoid on the phylogenetic tree
    S Brown
    Curr Biol 11:R43-4. 2001
  73. pmc A pair-rule gene circuit defines segments sequentially in the short-germ insect Tribolium castaneum
    Chong Pyo Choe
    Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:6560-4. 2006
    ..b>Tribolium castaneum paired (Tc-prd) and sloppy-paired (Tc-slp) genes produced pair-rule phenotypes when their transcripts were ..
  74. doi Identification, mRNA expression and functional analysis of several yellow family genes in Tribolium castaneum
    Yasuyuki Arakane
    Department of Biochemistry, Kansas State University, 141 Chalmers Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506 3702, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 40:259-66. 2010
    Querying the genome of the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum, with the Drosophila melanogaster Yellow-y (DmY-y) protein sequence identified 14 Yellow homologs...
  75. pmc Genetic linkage maps of the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum, based on bacterial artificial chromosomes and expressed sequence tags
    Marcé D Lorenzen
    U S Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service GMPRC, Manhattan, Kansas 66502, USA
    Genetics 170:741-7. 2005
    A genetic linkage map was constructed in a backcross family of the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum, based largely on sequences from bacterial artificial chromosome (BAC) ends and untranslated regions from random cDNA's...
  76. ncbi The roles of wingless and decapentaplegic in axis and appendage development in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum
    Karen A Ober
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 75 N Eagleville Rd, U 3043, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Dev Biol 294:391-405. 2006
    ..We used RNA interference to characterize the functions of wg and dpp in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum, which retains more ancestral modes of limb and segment morphogenesis...
  77. ncbi Susceptibility of Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) life stages to flameless catalytic infrared radiation
    Moses Khamis
    Department of Grain Science and Industry, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    J Econ Entomol 104:325-30. 2011
    The susceptibility of various life stages of the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae), a pest of stored wheat, Triticum aestivum L...
  78. doi Insecticidal activity of essential oil of Carum Carvi fruits from China and its main components against two grain storage insects
    Rui Fang
    Protection and Utilization of Traditional Chinese Medicine of Beijing Area Major Laboratory, Beijing Normal University, Haidian District, Beijing 100875, China
    Molecules 15:9391-402. 2010
    ..oil of Carum carvi fruits was found to possess strong contact toxicity against Sitophilus zeamais and Tribolium castaneum adults, with LD₅₀ values of 3.07 and 3...
  79. pmc Juvenile hormone regulation of male accessory gland activity in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum
    R Parthasarathy
    Department of Entomology, College of Agriculture, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546, USA
    Mech Dev 126:563-79. 2009
    ..and identified 112 genes that were highly expressed in male accessory glands (MAG) in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum. Out of these 112 identified genes, 59 of them contained sequences coding for signal peptide and cleavage ..
  80. doi Near intron positions are reliable phylogenetic markers: an application to holometabolous insects
    Veiko Krauss
    Department of Genetics, Institute of Biology II, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Mol Biol Evol 25:821-30. 2008
    ..By scanning 758 putatively orthologous gene structures of Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera) and Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera), we identified 189 pairs of introns, one from each species, which are located less than 50 nt ..
  81. pmc A-to-I RNA editing alters less-conserved residues of highly conserved coding regions: implications for dual functions in evolution
    Yun Yang
    Institute of Biochemistry, College of Life Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, ZJ310058, People s Republic of China
    RNA 14:1516-25. 2008
    ..Drosophila melanogaster, Culex pipiens (Diptera), Pulex irritans (Siphonaptera), Bombyx mori (Lepidoptera), Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera), Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera), Pediculus humanus (Phthiraptera), and Myzus persicae (Homoptera)..
  82. doi Cloning and RNAi-mediated functional characterization of MaLac2 of the pine sawyer, Monochamus alternatus
    B L Niu
    Laboratory of Entomo molecular Biology, Sericultural Research Institute, Zhejiang Academy of Agricultural Science, Hangzhou 310021, China
    Insect Mol Biol 17:303-12. 2008
    ..gene required for beetle cuticle tanning through RNA interference (RNAi) experiments on red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum. The pine sawyer beetle, Monochamus alternatus (Coleoptero: Cerambycidae) is the insect serving as a major ..
  83. ncbi Effect of acrolein vapors on stored-product insects and wheat seed viability
    Ali Asghr Pourmirza
    Department of Entomology, Faculty of Agriculture, Urmia University, P O Box 57135 165, Urmia, Iran
    J Econ Entomol 99:1920-4. 2006
    ..Sitophilus oryzae (L.), Rhyzopertha dominica (F.), and Tribolium castaneum (Herbst), were 1.87, 2.35, 3.12, and 6.65 mg/liter, respectively...
  84. ncbi Fumigant action of acrolein on insects and seed viability
    Ali Asghr Pourmirza
    Department of Entomology, Faculty of Agriculture, Urmia University, P O Box 57135 165, Urmia, Iran
    Pak J Biol Sci 10:2213-8. 2007
    ..Sitophilus oryzae (L.), Rhyzopertha dominica (F.) and Tribolium castaneum (Herbst), were 1.87, 2.35, 3.12 and 6.65 mg L(-1), respectively...
  85. doi Chemical composition and toxicity against Sitophilus zeamais and Tribolium castaneum of the essential oil of Murraya exotica aerial parts
    Wei Qing Li
    College of Life Sciences, Beijing Normal University, Haidian District, Beijing 100875, China
    Molecules 15:5831-9. 2010
    ..found to possess insecticidal activity against the maize weevil, Sitophilus zeamais and red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum. The essential oil of aerial parts of M...
  86. ncbi Efficacy of ethiprole applied alone and in combination with conventional insecticides for protection of stored wheat and stored corn
    Frank H Arthur
    USDA ARS Grain Marketing and Production Research Center, 1515 College Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502, USA
    J Econ Entomol 95:1314-8. 2002
    ..and the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum (Herbst), on treated wheat and the maize weevil, Sitophilus zeamais (Motschulsky), and the red flour beetle ..
  87. ncbi Regulation of the Tribolium homologues of caudal and hunchback in Drosophila: evidence for maternal gradient systems in a short germ embryo
    C Wolff
    Zoologisches Institut der Universität München, Luisenstrasse 14, Germany
    Development 125:3645-54. 1998
    ..this question by analysing the regulation of potential target genes of bicoid in the short germ embryo of Tribolium castaneum. We demonstrate that homologues of caudal and hunchback from Tribolium are regulated by Drosophila bicoid...
  88. doi Domain organization and phylogenetic analysis of proteins from the chitin deacetylase gene family of Tribolium castaneum and three other species of insects
    Radhika Dixit
    Department of Biochemistry, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 38:440-51. 2008
    ..The genomes of the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum, the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, the malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae, and the honey bee, Apis ..
  89. doi Comparative gene expression in the heads of Drosophila melanogaster and Tribolium castaneum and the segmental affinity of the Drosophila hypopharyngeal lobes
    Andrew D Economou
    Research Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment, Darwin Building, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Evol Dev 11:88-96. 2009
    ..by conducting a detailed comparison of gene expression patterns between Drosophila and the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum, in which the intercalary segment is unambiguously marked out by lab...
  90. ncbi Effects of short exposures to spinosad-treated wheat or maize on four stored-grain insects
    Christos G Athanassiou
    Laboratory of Agricultural Zoology and Entomology, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera Odos, 11855 Athens, Greece
    J Econ Entomol 103:197-202. 2010
    ..Coleoptera: Curculionidae); red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae); and the psocid Lepinotus reticulatus (Enderlein) (Psocoptera: ..
  91. ncbi Satellite DNA of the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum--comparative study of satellites from the genus Tribolium
    D Ugarkovic
    Department of Molecular Genetics, Ruder Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
    Mol Biol Evol 13:1059-66. 1996
    A highly abundant satellite DNA comprising 17% of the Tribolium castaneum (Insecta, Coleoptera) genome was cloned and sequenced...
  92. doi The role of Broad in the development of Tribolium castaneum: implications for the evolution of the holometabolous insect pupa
    Yuichiro Suzuki
    Department of Biology, University of Washington, Box 351800, Seattle, WA 98195 1800, USA
    Development 135:569-77. 2008
    ..of isoform-specific, double-stranded RNA-mediated silencing, in a basal holometabolous insect, the beetle Tribolium castaneum. All five isoforms are weakly expressed during the penultimate instar and highly expressed during the ..
  93. doi The red flour beetle's large nose: an expanded odorant receptor gene family in Tribolium castaneum
    Patamarerk Engsontia
    Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 38:387-97. 2008
    The Tribolium castaneum genome sequence reveals a large number of odorant receptor (Or) genes compared to those found in other insects whose olfactory genomes have been studied-341 Or genes and pseudogenes, encoding 259 intact odorant ..
  94. doi TGFbeta signaling in Tribolium: vertebrate-like components in a beetle
    Maurijn van der Zee
    Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne, Zulpicher Strasse 47, 50674 Cologne, Germany
    Dev Genes Evol 218:203-13. 2008
    ..of insects in general, we analyzed the components of TGFbeta-signaling present in the genome of the beetle Tribolium castaneum. We were able to identify orthologs of the BMPs Decapentaplegic and Glass bottom boat, of the Activins ..
  95. doi Metamorphosis and adult development of the mushroom bodies of the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum
    X Zhao
    Department of Biology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506, USA
    Dev Neurobiol 68:1487-502. 2008
    ..The red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum has a sequenced genome and has been subject to the development of molecular tools for the ready ..
  96. doi Evaluation of monoterpenes for the control of Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) and Sitophilus zeamaise Motschulsky
    J L Wang
    Key Laboratory of Insect Resource Utilization and Sustainable Pest Management of Hubei Province College of Plant Science and Technology, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, P R China
    Nat Prod Res 23:1080-8. 2009
    ..of 3-carene, 1,8-cineole, beta-pinene, terpinene and terpinolene on the repellent, contact toxicity of Tribolium castaneum adults and sustaining fumigant toxicity of Sitophilus zeamaise adults were examined...
  97. pmc Functional characterization of PAS and HES family bHLH transcription factors during the metamorphosis of the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum
    Kavita Bitra
    Department of Entomology, College of Agriculture, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546, USA
    Gene 448:74-87. 2009
    ..As RNAi works well in Tribolium castaneum, we utilized this insect and RNAi to determine functions of 19 bHLH transcription factors belonging to PAS ..
  98. doi Expression of the Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) hsp83 gene and its relation to oogenesis during ovarian maturation
    Jingjing Xu
    Key Laboratory of Animal Genetics and Breeding of the Ministry of Agriculture, College of Animal Science and Technology China Agricultural University, Beijing, China
    J Genet Genomics 37:513-22. 2010
    ..In this study, we cloned the full length cDNA encoding the HSP83 protein (the homologue of HSP90) of Tribolium castaneum (red flour beetle)...
  99. doi Diverged and conserved aspects of heart formation in a spider
    Ralf Janssen
    Institute for Genetics, Evolutionary Genetics, University of Cologne, Zulpicher Strasse 47, 50674 Koln, Germany
    Evol Dev 10:155-65. 2008
    ..We also show that tinman is expressed in a similar way in the beetle Tribolium castaneum. Taken together this demonstrates that tinman has a conserved role in the specification of the arthropod ..
  100. ncbi Molecular techniques for detection of Tribolium confusum infestations in stored products
    K Nowaczyk
    Interdepartmental Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Institute of Plant Protection National Research Institute, Wladyslaw Wegorek str 20, 60 318 Poznan, Poland
    J Econ Entomol 102:1691-5. 2009
    ..Total DNA of T. confusum and red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae), used as a negative control, was isolated from insects and used as a ..
  101. pmc Juvenile hormone regulation of vitellogenin synthesis in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum
    R Parthasarathy
    Department of Entomology, College of Agriculture, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 40:405-14. 2010
    To elucidate the endocrine regulation of vitellogenin (Vg) synthesis in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum, the titers of juvenile hormone (JH) and ecdysteroids in the whole body of female beetles were measured and compared with ..

Research Grants9

  1. Subba R Palli; Fiscal Year: 2016
    ..to study JH action without interference from ecdysteroids discovered JH regulation of reproduction in Tribolium castaneum, an ideal system to study JH action without interference from ecdysteroids...
  2. Epistasis: its role in complex tratis, gene expression and speciation
    Michael J Wade; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..As our experimental system, we will use recently collected populations of the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum, which exhibit characteristics of incipient speciation in the form of inter-population hybrids with ..
  3. MARINER TRANSPOSONS OF MAMMALS
    Hugh Robertson; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..It will also reveal how occasionally particular copies of transposons can become integral parts of their host genetic complements. ..
  4. Gustatory and olfactory receptors of Anopheles gambiae
    Hugh Robertson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This work will also contribute to our overall understanding of the molecular basis of chemoreception in insects and other animals. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  5. Gene Duplication and Genome Evolution
    Austin Hughes; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..5) Examining the role of transposable elements in duplication of genomic segments by testing for nonrandom association between these elements and putatively duplicated blocks in the yeast genome. ..
  6. Computational and Functional Analysis of Gene Networks
    MARC HALFON; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. EVOLUTION OF IMMUNE RECOGNITION AND EVASION
    Austin L Hughes; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In addition, by increasing our understanding of the population diversity and evolutionary history of human immune system genes, this research will enhance our knowledge of human immune function in health and disease. ..
  8. Developmental mechanisms underlying divergent morphology
    DAVID ANGELINI; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..developmental network underlying antenna distal morphology in two closely related species of flour beetles, Tribolium castaneum and Tribolium confusum...
  9. INSECT PROJECTIN: ROLES IN SARCOMERE ASSEMBLY & FLIGHT
    Agnes Ayme Southgate; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The main goal is to expose them to the research environment, and to teach them the scientific methods including designing, preparing, performing and analyzing their own experiments. ..

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