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  • PDF link Masler, E. P., Nagarkar, A., Edwards, L., & Hooks, C. R. R. (2012). Behaviour of Heterodera glycines and Meloidogyne incognita infective juveniles exposed to nematode FMRFamide-like peptides in vitro. Nematology, 14(5), 605-612.
  • PDF link Masler E P. 2012. In vitro proteolysis of nematode FMRFamide-like peptides (FLPs) by preparations from a free-living nematode (Panagrellus redivivus) and two plant-parasitic nematodes (Heterodera glycines and Meloidogyne incognita). Journal of Helminthology, 86, 77-84.
  • PDF link Masler, E. P., & Rogers, S. T. (2011). Effects of cyst components and low temperature exposure of Heterodera glycines eggs on juvenile hatching in vitro. Nematology, 13, 837–844.
  • PDF link Masler, E. P., Zasada, I. A., Sardanelli, S., Rogers, S. T., & Halbrendt, J. M. 2010. Effects of benzyl isothiocyanate on the reproduction of Meloidogyne incognita on Glycine max and Capsicum annuum. Nematology, 12, 693–699.
  • PDF link Masler E P. 2010. In vitro comparison of protease activities in preparations from free-living (Panagrellus redivivus) and plant-parasitic (Meloidogyne incognita) nematodes using FMRFa and FMRFa-like peptides as substrates. Journal of Helminthology, 84(4), 425–433
  • PDF link Zasada, I. A., Masler, E. P., Rogers, S. T., & Halbrendt, J. M. 2009. Behavioural response of Meloidogyne incognita to benzyl isothiocyanate. Nematology, 11, 603–610.
  • PDF link Masler E P. 2008. Digestion of invertebrate neuropeptides by preparations from the free-living nematode Panagrellus redivivus. Journal of Helminthology, 82, 279-285. 
  • PDF link Masler, E. P., Zasada, I. A., & Sardanelli, S. 2008. Hatching Behavior in Heterodera glycines in Response to Low Temperature. Comparative Parasitology, 75(1), 76–81.  
  • PDF link Masler, E. P., Donald, P. A., & Sardanelli, S. 2008. Stability of Heterodera glycines (Tylenchida: Heteroderidae) juvenile hatching from eggs obtained from different sources of soybean, Glycine max. Nematology, 10(2), 271–278.
  • PDF link Masler E P. 2007. Responses of Heterodera glycines and Meloidogyne incognita to exogenously applied neuromodulators. Journal of Helminthology, 81(4), 421–427.
  • PDF link Masler E P. 2007. Characterization of Aminopeptidase in the Free-living Nematode Panagrellus redivivus: Subcellular Distribution and Possible Role in Neuropeptide Metabolism. Journal of Nematology, 39(2), 153–160.
  • PDF link Masler, E. 2006. Changes in FaRP-like peptide levels during development of eggs from the plant-parasitic cyst nematode, Heterodera glycines. Journal of Helminthology, 80(1), 53–58.
  • PDF link Kovaleva, E. S., Masler, E. P., Subbotin, S. A., & Chitwood, D. J. 2005. Molecular characterization of aldolase from Heterodera glycines and Globodera rostochiensis. Journal of Nematology, 37(3), 292–296.
    Kovaleva, E. S., Subbotin, S. A., Masler, E. P. and Chitwood, D. J. 2005. Molecular characterization of the actin gene from cyst nematodes and comparison to those from other nematodes. Comparative Parasitology. 72: 39-49. 
  • Masler, E. P. 2005. Invertebrate neuropeptides. R. A. Meyers, editor. Encyclopedia of Molecular Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine, 2nd edition, Volume 9, pp 167-181. Wiley-VCH, Weinheim. 
  • Masler, E. P., Sardanelli, S. and Zasada, I. A. 2005. Manipulation of hatching behavior in Heterodera glycines through exposure to low temperature. 44th Society of Nematologists meeting. Estes Park CO. 
  • Masler, E. P. 2004. Comparison of alanine aminopeptidase activities in Heterodera glycines and Caenorhabditis elegans. Nematology. 6: 223-229. 
  • PDF link Kovaleva, E. S., Masler, E. P., Skantar, A. M., and Chitwood, D. J. 2004. A novel matrix metalloproteinase from the soybean cyst nematode Heterodera glycines. Molecular & Biochemical Parasitology. 136: 109-112. 
  • Masler, E. P., Donald, P. A. and Sardanelli, S. 2004. Inhibition and restoration of egg hatch in Heterodera glycines. 43rd Society of Nematologists meeting. Estes Park CO. Journal of Nematology. 36: 332. 
  • PDF link Masler, E. P. In vitro metabolism of an insect neuropeptide by homogenates of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. Journal of Helminthology. 77: 43-48. 2003.
  • Masler, E. P., Chitwood, D. J., and Kovaleva, E. S. 2003. An aldolase gene from the cyst nematodes Heterodera glycines and Globodera rostochiensis. 42nd Society of Nematologists meeting. Ithaca, NY. Journal of Nematology. 16: 352. 
  • Kovaleva, E. S., Kromina, K. A., Girsova, N. V., Masler, E. P., Dzhavakhiya, V. G., and Chitwood, D. J. 2003. Panagrellus redivivus as a molecular model for cyst nematodes. 42nd Society of Nematologists meeting. Ithaca, NY. Journal of Nematology. 16: 348. 
  • Kovaleva, E. S., Masler, E. P., Sardanelli, S., and Chitwood, D. J. 2003. Heat shock proteins 70 in Heterodera glycines. 42nd Society of Nematologists meeting. Ithaca, NY. Journal of Nematology. 16: 348. 
  • PDF link Kovaleva, E. S., Yakovlev, Masler, E. P. and Chitwood, D. J. 2002. Human proprotein convertase 2 homologue from a plant nematode: cloning, characterization and comparison with other species. FASEB Journal. 16: 1099-1101. 
  • PDF link Masler, E. P. 2002. Aminopeptidases in Caenorhabditis elegans and Panagrellus redivivus: detection using peptide and non-peptide substrates. Journal of Helminthology. 76: 45-52. 
  • Masler, E. P. 2002. A polyclonal antiserum that recognizes the major female-specific proteins, vitellogenins, in the soybean cyst nematode Heterodera glycines. International Journal of Nematology. 12:119-124. 
  • Masler, E. P. 2002. Metabolism of an insect neuropeptide by the nematode C. elegans. 42nd American Society for Cell Biology meeting, San Francisco, CA. Molecular Biology of the Cell (suppl.). 16: 252a. 
  • PDF link Masler, E. P., Kovaleva, E. S. and Sardanelli, S. 2001. Aminopeptidase-like activities in Caenorabditis elegans and the soybean cyst nematode, Heterodera glycines. Journal of Helminthology. 75: 267-272. 
  • Masler, E. P. and Kovaleva, E. S. 2001. Aminopeptidase-like activities in Caenorhabditis elegans and the soybean cyst nematode, Heterodera glycines. IVth International Nematology Symposium, Moscow, Russia. (Abstract 14.21). 
  • Kovaleva, E. S. and Masler, E. P. 2001. Cloning and characterization of cDNA encoding the first PC2-like propeptide convertase of the plant-parasitic nematode Heterodera glycines. IVth International Nematology Symposium, Moscow, Russia. (Abstract 14.20). 
  • Kovaleva, E. S. and Masler, E. P. 2001. Cloning and characterization of plant-parasitic nematode Heterodera glycines genes by using Caenorhabditis elegans genome information. 13th International C. elegans Meeting, Los Angeles, CA. (Abstract 1071). 
  • Masler, E. P. 2000. Aminopeptidases in parasitic and non-parasitic nematodes. 40th Annual meeting of the American Society for Cell Biology, San Francisco, CA, Molecular Biology of the Cell. (suppl.). 11: 515a. 
  • PDF link Masler, E. P. 1999. Detection and partial characterization of egg proteins from Heterodera glycines. Journal of Nematology. 31: 305-311. 
  • PDF link Masler, E. P., Kovaleva, E. S. and Sardanelli, S. 1999.  FMRFamide-like immunoactivity in the soybean cyst nematode, Heterodera glycines. Journal of Nematology. 31: 224-231.
  • Masler, E. P. and Kovaleva, E. S. 1999.  Inhibition of larval growth in the gypsy moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) by venom from the parasitic wasp Microbracon hebetor (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). Journal of Entomological Science. 34: 435-444.
  • Masler, E. P., Kovaleva, E. S. and Sardanelli, S. 1999. Comparison of FARP immunoreactivity in free-living nematodes and in the plant-parasitic nematode Heterodera glycines. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 897: 253-263. 
  • Chitwood, D. J., Meyer, S. L. F., Masler, E. P., Carta, L. K., Skantar, A. M., and Wergin, W. P. 1999. Soybean cyst nematode research at the Nematology Laboratory of the U. S. Department of Agriculture at Beltsville, Maryland. National Soybean Cyst Nematode Conference. Orlando, FL. 
  • Masler, E. P., Kovaleva, E. S., and Sardanelli, S. 1999. FMRFamide-like immunoreactivity in Heterodera glycines: changes during development and comparison with Caenorhabditis elegans and Panagrellus redivivus. Nematode Neuropeptides Symposium, XXth Annual Winter Neuropeptide Conference, Breckenridge, CO. 
  • Adams, T. A., Gerst, J. W., and Masler, E. P. 1997. Regulation of ovarian ecdysteroid production in the housefly Musca domestica. Archives Insect Biochemistry and Physiology. 35: 135-148. 
  • Golubeva, E., Kingan, T. G., Blackburn, M. B., Masler, E. P., and Raina, A. K. 1997. The distribution of PBAN (pheromone biosynthesis activating neuropeptide)-like immunoreactivity in the nervous system of the gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology. 34: 391-408. 
  • Hedin, P. A., Hollingworth, R. M., Masler, E. P., Miyamoto, J., and Thompson, D. G. (eds.) 1997. Phytochemicals for Pest Control. ACS Books, Symposium Series No. 658. 372 pp. Washington, D.C. 
  • Masler, E. P. 1997. Proteolytic activity in lepidopterans: potential for regulatory agent development. pp. 301-310. In Phytochemicals for Pest Control. Hedin, P. A., Hollingworth, R. M., Masler, E. P., Miyamoto, J. and Thompson, D. G. (eds.). ACS Books, Symposium Series No. 658. Washington, D.C. 
  • Masler, E. P. 1997. Neurally derived factors that affect in vitro ecdysteroid production by prothoracic glands of the gypsy moth Lymantria dispar: possible developmental regulators. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 814: 80-89. 
  • PDF link Masler, E. P. and Kovaleva, E. S. 1997. Aminopeptidase-like activity in hemolymph plasma from larvae of the gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. 116B:11-18. 
  • Masler, E. P., Kovaleva, E. S., and Kingan, T. G. 1997. A competitive ELISA for the detection and quantification of FMRFamide-like peptides in free-living and parasitic nematodes. Society of Nematologists, National Meeting, Tucson, AZ. Journal of Nematology. 29: 592. 
  • Masler, E. P. 1996. Ecdysiotropins and ecdysiostatins. 17th Annual Winter Neuropeptide Conference, Breckenridge, CO. 1996. Masler, E. P. Insect neuropeptides and their roles in development. 17th Annual Winter Neuropeptide Conference, Breckenridge, CO. 
  • Masler, E. P. 1996. Insect Neuropeptides. pp.188-198. In Meyers, R. A. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Molecular Biology and Molecular Medicine, Vol. 4. VCH Publishers, New York, New York. 
  • Masler, E. P., Wagner, R. M., and Kovaleva, E. S. 1996. In vitro metabolism of an insect neuropeptide by neural membrane preparations from Lymantria dispar. Peptides. 17: 321-326. 
  • PDF link Fescemyer, H. W., Masler, E. P., Kelly, T. J., and Lusby, W. R. 1995. Influence of development and prothoracicotropic hormone on the ecdysteroids produced in vitro by the prothoracic glands of female gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar) pupae and pharate adults. Journal of Insect Physiology. 41: 489-500. 
  • Kelly, T. J., Thyagaraja, B. S., Bell, R. A., and Masler, E. P. 1995. A novel low molecular weight ecdysiotropin in post-diapause pre-hatch eggs of the gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar (L. Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae). Regulatory Peptides. 57: 253-261. 
  • Masler, E.P. 1995. Insect Neuropeptides. pp. 592-595. In, Meyers, R.A. (ed.) Molecular Biology and Biotechnology: A Comprehensive Desk Reference. VCH Publishers, NewYork, New York. 
  • Masler, E. P. 1995. Insect Neuropeptides: An Overview. 16th Winter Neuropeptide Conference, Breckenridge, CO. 
  • Masler, E. P. 1995. Insect neuropeptide metabolism. 16th Annual Winter Neuropeptide Conference, Breckenridge, CO. 
  • Masler, E.P. and Kelly, T. J. 1995. Non-cerebral ecdysiotropic and gonadotropic activities from the mosquito Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae). European Journal of Entomology. 92: 113-122. 
  • O'Reilly, D. R., Kelly, T. J., Masler, E. P., Thyagaraja, B. S., Robson, R. M., Shaw, T. C., and Miller, L. K. Overexpression of Bombyx mori prothoracicotropic hormone using baculovirus vectors. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 25: 475-485. 1995.
  • Weirich, G. F., Kochansky, J. P., Masler, E. P., Lusby, W. R., Feldlaufer, M. F., Raina, A. K., and Svoboda, J. A. 1995. Degradation of pheromone biosynthesis-activating neuropeptide (PBAN) by hemolymph enzymes of the tobacco hornworm, Manduca sexta, and the corn earworm, Helicoverpa zea. Experientia. 51: 961-966. 
  • Masler, E. P. 1995. Proteases in insect development and metabolism, International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies, Honolulu, HI. 

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