Works (19)

Updated: July 5th, 2023 15:57

2013 journal article

Pyrosequencing of the adult tarnished plant bug, Lygus lineolaris, and characterization of messages important in metabolism and development

ENTOMOLOGIA EXPERIMENTALIS ET APPLICATA, 146(3), 364–378.

By: L. Magalhaes n, J. Kretschmar n, K. Donohue n & R. Roe n

author keywords: 454 pyrosequencing; leptin receptor; adiponectin receptor; G protein-coupled receptor; neuropeptide Y receptor; CAPA receptor; tachykinin precursor; proprotein convertase; furin; Hemiptera; Miridae; transcriptome analysis
TL;DR: Overall transcriptome analysis was organized according to the Gene Ontology consortium, enzyme commission, and InerPro using the Blast2GO® program, and characterized metabolic systems and messages associated with development. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

First Transcriptome of the Testis-Vas Deferens-Male Accessory Gland and Proteome of the Spermatophore from Dermacentor variabilis (Acari: Ixodidae)

PLOS ONE, 6(9).

By: D. Sonenshine*, B. Bissinger n, N. Egekwu*, K. Donohue n, S. Khalil n & R. Roe n

MeSH headings : Amino Acid Sequence; Animal Structures / metabolism; Animals; Contig Mapping; Dermacentor / genetics; Dermacentor / metabolism; Electrophoresis, Polyacrylamide Gel; Gene Expression Regulation; Heat-Shock Proteins / chemistry; Heat-Shock Proteins / genetics; Heat-Shock Proteins / metabolism; Male; Molecular Sequence Annotation; Molecular Sequence Data; Proteome / metabolism; Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction; Sequence Alignment; Spermatogonia / metabolism; Testis / metabolism; Transcriptome; Vas Deferens / metabolism
TL;DR: This first transcriptome to the reproductive biology of fed male ticks, Dermacentor variabilis, was obtained by 454 pyrosequencing and revealed differences in protein distribution in the reproductive system versus the spermatophore. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Full-length sequence, regulation and developmental studies of a second vitellogenin gene from the American dog tick, Dermacentor variabilis

JOURNAL OF INSECT PHYSIOLOGY, 57(3), 400–408.

By: S. Khalil n, K. Donohue n, D. Thompson n, L. Jeffers n, U. Ananthapadmanaban n, D. Sonenshine*, R. Mitchell*, R. Roe n

author keywords: Ticks; Acari; Vitellogenesis; Vitellogenin; Vitellin; Ecdysteroids; Carrier protein; CP; Yolk protein
MeSH headings : Amino Acid Sequence; Animals; Dermacentor / chemistry; Dermacentor / genetics; Dermacentor / growth & development; Dermacentor / metabolism; Female; Gene Expression Regulation, Developmental; Male; Molecular Sequence Data; Organ Specificity; Protein Structure, Tertiary; Sequence Alignment; Species Specificity; Vitellogenins / chemistry; Vitellogenins / genetics; Vitellogenins / metabolism
TL;DR: The characteristics that distinguish Vg from other similar tick storage proteins like the carrier protein, CP (another hemelipoglycoprotein) are discussed. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

New approach for the study of mite reproduction: The first transcriptome analysis of a mite, Phytoseiulus persimilis (Acari: Phytoseiidae)

Journal of Insect Physiology, 57(1), 52–61.

By: A. Cabrera n, K. Donohue n, S. Khalil n, E. Scholl n, C. Opperman n, D. Sonenshine*, R. Roe n

author keywords: Mite; Acari; Phytoseiidae; Transcriptome; 454; Vitellogenin; Vitellin; Yolk protein; Vitellogenin receptor; Yolk protein receptor; Tick; Female reproduction
MeSH headings : Animals; Female; Gene Expression Profiling / methods; Gene Expression Regulation; Male; Mites / classification; Mites / genetics; Mites / growth & development; Mites / physiology; Molecular Sequence Data; Phylogeny; Proteins / genetics; Proteins / metabolism
TL;DR: The objective of this project was to obtain DNA-sequence information of expressed genes from P. persimilis with special interest in sequences corresponding to vitellogenin (Vg) and the viteLLogenin receptor (VGR) which are critical to the understanding ofvitellogenesis. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

Neuropeptide signaling sequences identified by pyrosequencing of the American dog tick synganglion transcriptome during blood feeding and reproduction

INSECT BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, 40(1), 79–90.

By: K. Donohue n, S. Khalil n, E. Ross*, C. Grozinger n, D. Sonenshine* & R. Roe n

author keywords: Ticks; Reproduction; Blood feeding; Synganglion; Allatostatin; Insulin-like peptide; Ion-transport peptide; Sulfakinin; Bursicon alpha; Bursicon beta; Eclosion hormone; Glycoprotein hormone alpha; Glycoprotein hormone beta; Corazonin; Orcokinin; Gonadotropin receptor; Leucokinin-like receptor; Sulfakinin receptor; Calcitonin receptor; Pyrokinin receptor; Pyrosequencing
MeSH headings : Amino Acid Sequence; Animals; Dermacentor / chemistry; Dermacentor / classification; Dermacentor / genetics; Dermacentor / physiology; Female; Gene Expression Profiling; Molecular Sequence Data; Neuropeptides / chemistry; Neuropeptides / genetics; Neuropeptides / metabolism; Phylogeny; Protein Sorting Signals; Rabbits; Rats; Receptors, Neuropeptide / chemistry; Receptors, Neuropeptide / genetics; Receptors, Neuropeptide / metabolism; Reproduction; Sequence Alignment; Sequence Analysis, Protein; Tick Infestations / parasitology
TL;DR: An insulin-receptor substrate protein was found indicating that an insulin signaling network is present in ticks, and a putative type-2 proprotein processing convertase was sequenced that may be involved in cleavage at monobasic and dibasic endoproteolytic cleavage sites in prohormones. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2009 journal article

Characterization of vitellin protein in the twospotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae (Acari: Tetranychidae)

JOURNAL OF INSECT PHYSIOLOGY, 55(7), 655–661.

By: A. Cabrera n, K. Donohue n, S. Khalil n, D. Sonenshine* & R. Roe n

author keywords: Mite; Spider mite; Tick; American dog tick; Vitellogenin; Vitellin; Yolk protein; Reproduction; Egg
MeSH headings : Animals; Heme / metabolism; Isoelectric Point; Molecular Weight; Protein Stability; Tetranychidae / chemistry; Tetranychidae / metabolism; Ticks / chemistry; Ticks / metabolism; Vitellins / chemistry; Vitellins / metabolism
TL;DR: Spider mite vitellin weakly bound lipids and carbohydrates compared to the tick, and unlike D. variabilis, the spider mite egg yolk protein does not bind heme. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2009 review

Heme-binding storage proteins in the Chelicerata

[Review of ]. JOURNAL OF INSECT PHYSIOLOGY, 55(4), 287–296.

By: K. Donohue n, S. Khalil n, D. Sonenshine* & R. Roe n

author keywords: Heme; Heme-binding; Storage protein; Hematophagy; Arthropoda; Chelicerata
MeSH headings : Amino Acid Sequence; Animals; Arthropods / genetics; Arthropods / metabolism; Carrier Proteins / genetics; Carrier Proteins / metabolism; Computational Biology; Gene Expression Regulation / physiology; Glycoproteins / genetics; Glycoproteins / metabolism; Heme / biosynthesis; Hemeproteins / genetics; Hemeproteins / metabolism; Molecular Sequence Data; Phylogeny; Saliva / metabolism; Sequence Alignment
TL;DR: Comparisons with non-chelicerate arthropods are made in order to highlight the mechanisms and putative functions of heme-binding storage proteins and their possible critical function in the evolution of hematophagy. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2009 journal article

Male engorgement factor: Role in stimulating engorgement to repletion in the ixodid tick, Dermacentor variabilis

JOURNAL OF INSECT PHYSIOLOGY, 55(10), 909–918.

By: K. Donohue n, S. Khalil n, E. Ross*, R. Mitchell*, R. Roe n & D. Sonenshine*

author keywords: Engorgement factor; Voraxin; Testis; Male accessory gland; Dermacentor variabilis
MeSH headings : Amino Acid Sequence; Animals; Dermacentor / chemistry; Dermacentor / genetics; Dermacentor / physiology; Feeding Behavior; Female; Gonads / chemistry; Gonads / metabolism; Insect Proteins / chemistry; Insect Proteins / genetics; Insect Proteins / metabolism; Male; Molecular Sequence Data; Sequence Alignment; Sex Attractants / chemistry; Sex Attractants / genetics; Sex Attractants / metabolism; Sexual Behavior, Animal; Species Specificity
TL;DR: Overall, these data suggest that EFalpha in D. variabilis is not an engorgement factor and that EF in ticks is a non-secreted membrane-bound or intracellular protein. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2009 review

Regulation of female reproduction in mites: A unifying model for the Acari

[Review of ]. JOURNAL OF INSECT PHYSIOLOGY, 55(12), 1079–1090.

By: A. Cabrera n, K. Donohue n & R. Roe n

author keywords: Mites; Ticks; Acari; Vitellogenesis; Vitellogenin; Vitellin; Regulation; Juvenile hormone; Ecdysteroids
MeSH headings : Acari / physiology; Animals; Ecdysteroids / metabolism; Female; Juvenile Hormones / metabolism; Mites / physiology; Reproduction; Vitellogenesis; Vitellogenins / metabolism
TL;DR: A new working hypothesis is proposed, i.e., that ecdysteroids and not the JHs regulate vitellogenesis in the Acari including both ticks and mites. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Effects of temperature and molecular oxygen on the use of atmospheric pressure plasma as a novel method for insect control

JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC ENTOMOLOGY, 101(2), 302–308.

By: K. Donohue n, B. Bures n, M. Bourham n & M. Roe n

author keywords: atmospheric pressure plasma; insect control; quarantine; dielectric barrier discharge; oxygenated helium plasma
TL;DR: It seems that increases in temperature and the introduction of oxygen even at low levels can increase the insecticidal activity of plasma to varying degrees depending on the insect species. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 review

Hormonal regulation of metamorphosis and reproduction in ticks

[Review of ]. Frontiers in Bioscience, 13, 7250–7268.

By: R. Roe, K. Donohue, S. Khalil & D. Sonenshine

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Molecular characterization of the major hemelipoglycoprotein in ixodid ticks

INSECT MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, 17(3), 197–208.

By: K. Donohue n, S. Khalil n, R. Mitchell*, D. Sonenshine* & R. Roe*

author keywords: heme; lipoprotein; hematophagy; blood feeding; Ixodidae
MeSH headings : Amino Acid Sequence; Animals; Dermacentor / genetics; Feeding Behavior; Female; Gene Expression Regulation, Developmental; Glycoproteins / chemistry; Glycoproteins / genetics; Hemolymph / chemistry; Molecular Sequence Data; Organ Specificity; Peptides / chemistry; Phylogeny; Rabbits; Rats; Saliva / chemistry; Sequence Alignment; Sequence Analysis, DNA; Sequence Homology, Amino Acid
TL;DR: The major hemelipoglyco‐carrier protein (CP) found throughout the development of male and female adult American dog ticks, Dermacentor variabilis (Say) was sequenced and appears to be highly conserved among the Ixodida. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Novel arthropod repellent, BioUD, is an efficacious alternative to deet

JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGY, 45(5), 891–898.

By: B. Witting-Bissinger n, C. Stumpf n, K. Donohue n, C. Apperson n & R. Roe*

author keywords: BioUD; deet; insect repellent; mosquitoes; ticks
TL;DR: Based on studies in toto, BioUD is an efficacious alternative to deet in its repellent activity and was more efficacious than 25 and 30% deet, respectively, in these studies. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2007 journal article

Atmospheric plasma-aided biocidal finishes for nonwoven polypropylene fabrics. II. Functionality of synthesized fabrics

JOURNAL OF APPLIED POLYMER SCIENCE, 103(3), 1911–1917.

By: D. Wafa n, F. Breidt n, S. Gawish*, S. Matthews n, K. Donohue n, R. Roe n, M. Bourham n

author keywords: nonwoven PP; atmospheric oxygenated helium plasma; GMA; beta-CD; MCT beta-CD; HTCC; antistatic; antimicrobial; insect repellent fabrics
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2007 journal article

Insecticidal activity and mode of action of novel nicotinoids synthesized by new acylpyridinium salt chemistry and directed lithiation

PESTICIDE BIOCHEMISTRY AND PHYSIOLOGY, 87(3), 211–219.

By: C. Stumpf n, D. Comins n, T. Sparks, K. Donohue n & R. Roe n

author keywords: nicotinoid; neonicotinoid; nicotine; acetamiprid; insecticidal activity; mode of action; green peach aphid; cotton aphid; western flower thrips; corn earworm; beet armyworm; house fly
TL;DR: It is demonstrated that the new chemistry enhances the insecticidal activity of nicotine with an apparent mode of action as an acetylcholine agonist. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2007 journal article

Molecular characterization, tissue-specific expression and RNAi knockdown of the first vitellogenin receptor from a tick

INSECT BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, 37(4), 375–388.

By: R. Mitchell*, E. Ross*, C. Osgood*, D. Sonenshine*, K. Donohue n, S. Khalil n, D. Thompson n, R. Roe n

author keywords: American dog tick; Dermacentor variabilis; ticks; vitellogenin; vitellogenin receptor; reproduction; RNAi
MeSH headings : Amino Acid Sequence; Animals; Base Sequence; Dermacentor / chemistry; Dermacentor / genetics; Dermacentor / metabolism; Egg Proteins / chemistry; Egg Proteins / genetics; Egg Proteins / metabolism; Female; Male; Molecular Sequence Data; RNA Interference; Rabbits; Receptors, Cell Surface / chemistry; Receptors, Cell Surface / genetics; Receptors, Cell Surface / metabolism; Sequence Homology, Amino Acid; Sexual Behavior, Animal / physiology; Up-Regulation
TL;DR: This is the first full-length message for a vitellogenin receptor (VgR) sequenced from ticks and shows that the expression of the VgR message is essential for Vg uptake and egg development in the American dog tick. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 journal article

Mode of action of a novel nonchemical method of insect control: Atmospheric pressure plasma discharge

JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC ENTOMOLOGY, 99(1), 38–47.

By: K. Donohue*, B. Bures*, M. Bourham* & R. Roe*

author keywords: atmospheric pressure plasma; insect control; dielectric barrier discharge; quarantine
TL;DR: Changes in the behavior of cockroaches after plasma exposure, including the loss of photo-, vibro-, and thigmotropic responses, inability to right themselves, and hyperexcitatory symptoms, suggest that the site of action of APPD in insects is the nervous and/or neuromuscular system. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 journal article

Nonchemical dielectric barrier discharge treatment as a method of insect control

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON PLASMA SCIENCE, 34(1), 55–62.

By: B. Bures*, K. Donohue n, R. Roe n & M. Bourham n

author keywords: dielectric barrier discharge (DBD); insect control; neutral bremsstrahlung continuum
TL;DR: The study has shown the DBD treatment does not always induce instant mortality: however, the mortality increases over a 24-h period after treatment, and the treatment is more rapid when the ambient gas temperature is elevated. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

Visualization of helium dielectric barrier discharge treatment of green peach aphids on tobacco leaves

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON PLASMA SCIENCE, 33(2), 290–291.

By: B. Bures n, K. Donohue n, R. Roe n & M. Bourham n

author keywords: dielectric barrier discharge (DBD); insect control
TL;DR: Although the streamer formation has reduced the treatment for aphids on tobacco leaves under experimental conditions, control of insects such as lice and fleas that reside on alternative substrates can benefit from dielectric barrier discharge (DBD) treatment. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

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