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*  Large milkweed bug
This insect is often used as a model organism and reared for laboratory experiments due to the insect being easy to rear and ... Reproducing when migrants arrive introduces gene flow between northern and southern populations, this provides an advantage to ... Eggs of this insect are bright orange and easily detectable. This large milkweed bug is a hemimetabolous insect, meaning it ... When given sunflower seeds in a lab setting the insect absorbed 90% of its lipids, 50% of its protein and 20% of its ...
*  Malaria prophylaxis
Additional bite prevention measures include mosquito and insect repellents that can be directly applied to skin. This form of ... confirming the emergence of genes conferring a reduced risk of developing the malaria infection. References to the disease can ... Risk management Bite prevention-clothes that cover as much skin as possible, insect repellent, insecticide-impregnated bed nets ...
*  Chilo suppressalis
Zimmerman, Elwood C. (1958). Insects of Hawaii. 8 Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea. University of Hawaii Press. Australian Insects Rice ... Ge, Z. Y.; Wan, P. J.; Li, G. Q.; Xia, Y. G.; Han, Z. J. (2014). "Characterization of cysteine protease-like genes in the ... "IRRI Rice insect pest factsheet: Stem borer". Rice Knowledge Bank. Archived from the original on 22 November 2014. "Striped ...
*  Blaberus giganteus
A Phylogeny of Cockroaches and Related Insects Based on DNA Sequence of Mitochondrial Ribosomal RNA genes. Proceedings of the ... The wingspan of these insects is usually 5-6 in. Both males and females bear paired appendages (cerci) on the last abdominal ... This is a response by the insect to unfavourable habitat conditions and can also be seen as a predatory response. Their ... The rate of oxygen consumption in some animals and in insects is proportionate to body weight. Oxygen consumption increases ...
*  The Fly II
Martin's insect genes fully awaken and his transformation into a human-insect hybrid begins. He escapes from Bartok Industries ... Martin devises a potential cure for his condition, which involves swapping out his mutated genes for healthy human genes. ... as a result of the fact that Martin was already born with human-insect hybrid genes instead of being accidentally fused with a ... Martin removes his human right eye in this stage to reveal an orange insect eye behind it. The most complex makeup, this stage ...
*  2015 in science
Chain reaction' spreads gene through insects". 19 March 2015. Retrieved 19 March 2015. Wade, Nicholas (19 March 2015). " ... "Gene Therapy Treats All Muscles in the Body in Muscular Dystrophy Dogs; Human Clinical Trials Are Next Step". University of ... A new gene-editing technique is reported that could prevent mitochondrial diseases, without the need for three-parent IVF. 27 ... Can its genes tell us why?". Science Daily. 5 January 2015. Retrieved 5 January 2015. "2014 Was The Hottest Year On Record ...
*  Spider Queen
... and can control insects and anyone with the "insect gene", and transform into a monstrous spider-like creature. She possessed ... She took control of anyone in the city with the "insect gene" and they followed her every command. Spider-Man and his ally, ... the ability to mutate anyone with an insect gene with a mutagenic enzyme through her kiss, as demonstrated when she forced a ...
*  Cricket (insect)
DeFoliart, Gene R. "Insects as human food". www.food-insects.com. Retrieved 2 June 2015. Collavo, A.; Glew, R.H.; Huang, Y.S.; ... The eponymous insect is central to Charles Dickens's 1845 The Cricket on the Hearth, as is the chirping insect in George ... Ryan, Lisa Gail (1996). Insect Musicians & Cricket Champions: A Cultural History of Singing Insects in China and Japan. China ... Others are more predatory and include in their diet invertebrate eggs, larvae, pupae, moulting insects, scale insects, and ...
*  Dennis Lavrov
Jeffrey L Boore; Dennis V Lavrov; Wesley M Brown (April 16, 1998). "Gene translocation links insects and crustaceans". Nature. ... Dennis Lavrov along with Wesley M Brown and Jeffrey L Boore have proved that there is a gene translocation link between insects ... it was revealed that the gene arrangements of mtDNA shows that the species belong to Branchiura group. "Dennis V Lavrov". Iowa ... "Complete mtDNA Sequences of Two Millipedes Suggest a New Model for Mitochondrial Gene Rearrangements: Duplication and Nonrandom ...
*  Or83b Odorant receptor
4] Robertson, HM; Warr, CG; Carlson, JR (25 November 2003). "Molecular evolution of the insect chemoreceptor gene superfamily ... That insects have used only a single protein for odor detection suggests that Or83b functions in insects in a way that cannot ... since it would be impractical to mutate the gene for the receptor in an entire population of disease-spreading insects [3]. In ... "Functional conservation of an insect odorant receptor gene across 250 million years of evolution". Current Biology. 15 (4): ...
*  DuPont
... the Herculex I Insect Protection gene which provides protection against various insects; the Herculex RW insect protection ... the YieldGard Corn Borer gene, which provides resistance to another set of insects; and the Roundup Ready Corn 2 trait that ... Genes engineered into their products include LibertyLink, which provides resistance to Bayer's Ignite Herbicide/Liberty ... trait which provides protection against other insects; ...
*  DuPont Pioneer
... the Herculex I Insect Protection gene which provides protection against various insects; the Herculex RW insect protection ... Genes engineered into their products include the LibertyLink gene, which provides resistance to Bayer's Ignite/Liberty ... the YieldGard Corn Borer gene, which provides resistance to another set of insects; and the Roundup Ready Corn 2 trait that ... 1991 Pioneer purchases 2 million shares and establishes a partnership with Mycogen Seeds to develop Bt insect resistance in ...
*  Genetically modified rice
... of the modified gene transferred in pollination. Another study suggested that insect-mediated gene flow may be higher than ... The natural movement of genes across species, often called horizontal gene transfer or lateral gene transfer, can also occur ... BT rice is modified to express the cryIA(b) gene of the Bacillus thuringiensis bacterium. The gene confers resistance to a ... "Insect Resistant Rice Generated by Introduction of a Modified δ-endotoxin Gene of Bacillus thuringiensis". Bio/Technology. 11 ( ...
*  Diethard Tautz
Through studying a segmentation gene in insects, he found the first eukaryotic poly-cistronic peptide-coding gene. In Cologne ... with a special focus on the evolution of new genes, which resulted in the discovery of de novo evolution of genes from non- ... Development Genes and Evolution Schliewen, U.K., Tautz, D., Pääbo, S. (1994). Sympatric speciation suggested by monophyly of ... Sommer, R.J., Tautz, D. (1993). Involvement of an orthologue of the Drosophila pair-rule gene hairy in segment formation of the ...
*  Pigment dispersing factor
However, insect pdf genes do not function in such pigment migration since they lack the chromatophore. The gene was first ... In Drosophila, the pdf gene is intronless and is located at 97B on the third chromosome. It exists in a single copy per haploid ... Using fluorescent reporter genes and live cell imaging, Sabado et al. discovered that PDF upregulated CLK/CYC (two ... Pigment dispersing factor (pdf) is a gene that encodes the protein PDF, which is part of a large family of neuropeptides. Its ...
*  Intragenomic conflict
Steven P. Sinkins; Fred Gould (2006). "Gene drive systems for insect disease vectors" (PDF). Nature Reviews Genetics. 7 (6): ... However, conflict among genes in the same genome may arise both in events related to reproduction (a gene may "cheat" and ... The selfish gene theory postulates that natural selection will increase the frequency of those genes whose phenotypic effects ... Thus, males represent dead-ends to these genes. Because of this fact, cytoplasmic genes have evolved a number of mechanisms to ...
*  Steven M. Reppert
Yuan, Q.; Metterville, D.; Briscoe, A. D.; Reppert, S. M. (2007). "Insect Cryptochromes: Gene Duplication and Loss Define ... Other insects, such as bees and ants, possess only a vertebrate-like CRY, and their circadian clocks are even more vertebrate ... All four clock genes (per, tim, cry1, and cry2) were expressed in the various studied areas of the antenna, suggesting that " ... He identified two Cry genes in the monarch, Cry1 and Cry2. His work demonstrated that the monarch CRY1 protein is functionally ...
*  Orphan gene
... and may act at different rates in insects, primates, and plants. Despite their relatively recent origin, orphan genes may ... where horizontal gene transfer is common. Orphans genes tend to be very short (~6 times shorter than mature genes), and some ... and horizontal gene transfer. Novel orphan genes continually arise de novo from non-coding sequences. These novel genes may be ... Orphan genes accounted for an estimated 26% of the yeast genome, but it was believed that these genes could be classified with ...
*  Plant use of endophytic fungi in defense
Zheng, S.J.; Dicke, M. (2008). "Ecological genomics of plant-insect interactions: from gene to community". Plant Physiol. 146 ( ... The endophyte, either with detrimental genes removed or beneficial new genes added, is used as a surrogate host to transform ... The change in chemical composition acts to deter herbivory by insects, grazing by ungulates and/or oviposition by adult insects ... Dent, D. (1991) Insect pest management. Wallingford, UK: CAB International. ISBN 0-85199-340-0 Murray, F.R.; Latch, G.M.C.; ...
*  Identity in social insects
Boomsma, Jacobus; Franks, Nigel (June 2006). "Social insects: from selfish genes to self organisation and beyond". Trends in ... The mixture of hydrocarbons is specific to the insect's colony and is called the insect's label. Upon one insect's interaction ... "Social Insect and the Individuality Thesis: Cohesion and the Colony as a Selectable Individual" (PDF). Retrieved 13 November ... Eusocial insects have developed from their organization and ability to recognize one another within their society. This ...
*  Spodoptera eridania
They are created with insect resistance genes from Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner (Bt-plants) and increasingly being ... Bt is found all over the world and they produce a protein crystal that is toxic to insects. It is also safer than synthetic ... Insects selectively adapting to glucosinolates may have selected for stronger defense produced by their rapid hydrolysis by ... Neem has been shown to be a feeding deterrent for insects. The primary active ingredient in neem is azadirachtin, a steroid- ...
*  List of MeSH codes (G14)
... genes, helminth MeSH G14.340.357.500 --- genes, insect MeSH G14.340.365.500 --- genes, plant MeSH G14.340.375.500 --- genes, ... genes, insect MeSH G14.340.024.340.359 --- genes, lethal MeSH G14.340.024.340.361 --- genes, mdr MeSH G14.340.024.340.376 --- ... genes, nef MeSH G14.340.400.500.667 --- genes, pol MeSH G14.340.400.500.735 --- genes, px MeSH G14.340.400.500.775 --- genes, ... genes, t-cell receptor MeSH G14.340.024.340.585.050 --- genes, t-cell receptor alpha MeSH G14.340.024.340.585.080 --- genes, t- ...
*  ARNTL
"Rhythmic expression of the cycle gene in a hematophagous insect vector". BMC Molecular Biology. 7: 38. doi:10.1186/1471-2199-7- ... including all of the clock genes and genes encoding for proteins that regulate metabolism. The Arntl gene was originally ... In addition, Arntl gene expression, along with that of other core clock genes, were discovered to be lower in patients with ... However, the gene's importance in circadian rhythms was not fully realized until the knockout of the gene in mice showed ...
*  Gonimbrasia belina
Food Insects Site includes The Food Insects Newsletter DeFoliart, Gene. The Human Use of Insects as a Food Resource: A ... Insects as a source of protein to the African. Rhodesia Sci. News 9: 217-220. (Quoted in ch.13 DeF 2003) ^5 Sikunu cookbook. ... Edible and Other Insects of Mid-western Zambia. Studies in Ethno-entomology II. Occ. Pap. V. Inst.Allm. Jamforand. Etnogr., ... It is one of the region's most economically important insects. In the 1990s, hundreds of tons were exported from Botswana and ...
*  Hox gene
Drosophila, like all insects, has eight Hox genes. These are clustered into two complexes, both of which are located on ... Just as Hox genes regulate realisator genes, they are in turn regulated themselves by gap genes and pair-rule genes, which are ... and both HOM-C and Hox genes are called Hox genes. Humans have Hox genes in four clusters: The Hox genes are so named because ... gap and pair-rule genes activate Hox genes; then, finally, Hox genes activate realisator genes that cause the segments in the ...
*  Camelpox
The virus carries DNA polymerase which is used to transcribe its genes. Eventually, the viral core dissolves, and the genetic ... The Camelpox virus is spread in three ways: direct contact, indirect contact, and insect vectors. In direct contact infection, ...
*  Scorpion toxin
... genes are also used to kill insect pests by creating hypervirulent fungus in the insect through gene insertion. ... Their toxic effect may be mammal- or insect-specific and acts by binding to sodium channels, inhibiting the inactivation of ... shows similarity to both scorpion neurotoxins and anti-insect toxins. The toxin's molecular function is to inhibit ion channels ... "Primary structure of scorpion anti-insect toxins isolated from the venom of Leiurus quinquestriatus quinquestriatus". FEBS Lett ...