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Shirk, P. D., R. B. Furlong, J. G. Gillette, and H. Bossin. 2005. Functionality of JcDNV-Derived Somatic Transformation Vectors in Insects and the Role of Viral Enhancer Sequences. Developmental Biology 283:610-611.

Swevers, L., A. S. Rakhel, T. W. Sappington, P. D. Shirk, and K. Latrou. 2005. Vitellogenesis and Post-Vitellogenic Maturation of the Insect Ovarian Follicle, pp. 87-155 In L. I. Gilbert and S. S. Gill [eds.], Comprehensive molecular insect science. Elsevier, Amsterdam; Boston.

Beckemeyer, E. F. and P. D. Shirk. 2004. Development of the Larval Ovary in the Moth, Plodia interpunctella. Journal of Insect Physiology 50:1045-1051.

Cheon, H. M., H. J. Kim, C. Y. Yun, H. J. Lee, I. H. Lee, P. D. Shirk, and S. J. Seo. 2003. Fat Body Expressed Yolk Protein Genes in Hyphantria cunea Are Related to the YP4 Follicular Epithelium Yolk Protein Subunit Gene of Pyralid Moths. Insect Molecular Biology 12:383-392.

Shirk, P. D. and Bossin, H.2001. Development of piggyBac Transposon-Derived Gene Vectors and Their Utilization for Transgenic Insects, pp. pp. 71-76. In Prospects for the Development of Insect Factories, Proceedings from a Joint International Symposium of Insect COE Research Program and Insect Factory Research Project.

Tamura, T., C. Thibert, C. Royer, T. Kanda, E. Abraham, M. Kamba, N. Kômoto, J.-L. Thomas, B. Mauchamp, G. Chavancy, P. Shirk, M. Fraser, J.-C. Prudhomme, and P. Couble. 2000. Germline transformation of the silkworm Bombyx mori L. using a piggyBac transposon-derived vector. Nature Biotechnology 18:81-84.

Perera, O. P. and P. D. Shirk. 1999. cDNA of YP4, a Follicular Epithelium Yolk Protein Subunit, in the Moth, Plodia interpunctella. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology 40:157-164.

Shirk, P. D. and O. P. Perera. 1998. 5' Coding Region of the Follicular Epithelium Yolk Polypeptide 2 cDNA in the Moth, Plodia interpunctella, Contains an Extended Coding Region. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology 39:98-108.

Shirk, P. D., R. Broza, M. Hemphill, and O. P. Perera. 1998. a-Crystallin Protein Cognates in Eggs of the Moth, Plodia interpunctella: Possible Chaperones for the Follicular Epithelium Yolk Protein. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 28:151-161.

Fraser, M. J. and P. D. Shirk. 1997. Transgenic Insects. Scientist 11:10.

Perera, O. P. and P. D. Shirk. 1997. Two New D-E-A-D Box Genes Expressed in Ovaries of the Moth, Plodia interpunctella. Developmental Biology 186:A252.

Shirk, P. D. and G. Zimowska. 1997. An a-Crystallin Protein Cognate in Germ Cells of the Moth, Plodia interpunctella. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 27:149-157.

Shirk, P. D., G. Zimowska, and R. Broza. 1996. a-Crystallin Protein Cognates Are Chaperones for Follicular Epithelium Yolk Protein in Eggs of the Moth, Plodia interpunctella. Developmental Biology 175:14.

Haunerland, N. H. and P. D. Shirk. 1995. Regional and Functional-Differentiation in the Insect Fat-Body. Annual Review of Entomology 40:121-145.

Zimowska, G., P. D. Shirk, D. L. Silhacek, and E. Shaaya. 1995. Termination of Vitellogenesis in Follicles of the Moth, Plodia interpunctella - Changes in Oocyte and Follicular Epithelial-Cell Activities. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology 29:357-379.

Zimowska, G., P. D. Shirk, D. L. Silhacek, and E. Shaaya. 1995. Vitellin and Formation of Yolk Spheres in Vitellogenic Follicles of the Moth, Plodia interpunctella. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology 29:71-85.

Shaaya, E., Silhacek, D., Shirk, P., Rees, H., Zimowska, G., and Plotkin, S.1994. Hormonal Control of Reproduction in the Female Pyralid moth, Plodia interpunctella, Hübner (Lepidoptera: Phycitidae), pp. 588-590. In Proceedings of the 6th International Working Conference on Stored-product Protection, CAB International, Wallingford, UK.

Shirk, P. D. and K. L. Ogren. 1994. Reduced Appendage - a Mutation Affecting Development of Pupal and Adult Appendages of the Moth, Plodia interpunctella. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology 27:179-191.

Zimowska, G., P. D. Shirk, D. L. Silhacek, and E. Shaaya. 1994. Yolk Sphere Formation Is Initiated in Oocytes Before Development of Patency in Follicles of the Moth, Plodia interpunctella. Rouxs Archives of Developmental Biology 203:215-226.

Shaaya, E., P. D. Shirk, G. Zimowska, S. Plotkin, N. J. Young, H. H. Rees, and D. L. Silhacek. 1993. Declining Ecdysteroid Levels Are Temporally Correlated With the Initiation of Vitellogenesis During Pharate Adult Development in the Indianmeal Moth, Plodia interpunctella. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 23:153-158.

Beckemeyer, E. F. and P. D. Shirk. 1992. The Pattern of Ovariole Formation and Germ-Cell Production in Puparia of Drosophila melanogaster. Molecular Biology of the Cell 3:A7.

Shirk, P. D., G. Zimowska, and E. F. Beckemeyer. 1992. A Germ-Cell Protein in the Indianmeal Moth, Plodia interpunctella. Molecular Biology of the Cell 3:A8.

Shirk, P. D., G. Zimowska, D. L. Silhacek, and E. Shaaya. 1992. Initiation of Vitellogenesis in Pharate Adult Females of the Indianmeal Moth, Plodia interpunctella. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology 21:53-63.

Beckemeyer, E. F. and P. D. Shirk. 1991. Generation of Cystocytes in Lepidopteran Ovaries Differs From the Drosophila Model of Germarial Development. American Zoologist 31:A88.

Zimowska, G., D. L. Silhacek, E. Shaaya, and P. D. Shirk. 1991. Immuno-Fluorescent Analysis of Follicular-Growth and Development in Whole Ovaries of the Indianmeal Moth. Journal of Morphology 209:215-228.

Shirk, P. D., D. W. Bean, and V. J. Brookes. 1990. Ecdysteroids Control Vitellogenesis and Egg Maturation in Pharate Adult Females of the Indianmeal Moth, Plodia interpunctella. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology 15:183-199.

Shirk, P. D. and C. C. Malone. 1989. Regional Differentiation of Fat-Bodies in Larvae of the Indianmeal Moth, Plodia interpunctella. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology 12:187-199.

Bean, D. W., P. D. Shirk, and V. J. Brookes. 1988. Characterization of Yolk Proteins From the Eggs of the Indian Meal Moth, Plodia interpunctella. Insect Biochemistry 18:199-&.

Handler, A. M. and P. D. Shirk. 1988. Identification and Analysis of the Major Yolk Polypeptide From the Caribbean Fruit-Fly, Anastrepha suspensa (Loew). Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology 9:91-106.

Shirk, P. D., D. A. Obrochta, P. E. Roberts, and A. M. Handler. 1988. Sex-Specific Selection Using Chimeric Genes:  Applications to Sterile Insect Release, pp. 135-146 In P. A. Hedin, J. J. Menn, and R. M. Hollingworth [eds.], Biotechnology for Crop Protection, Developed from a symposium sponsored by the Division of Agrochemicals at the Third Special Conference of the Division of Agrochemicals of the American Chemical Society, Snowbird, Utah, 1987. American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C.

Shirk, P. D., P. A. Roberts, and C. H. Harn. 1988. Synthesis and Secretion of Salivary-Gland Proteins in  Drosophila gibberosa During Larval and Prepupal Development. Rouxs Archives of Developmental Biology 197:66-74.

Shirk, P. D. and V. J. Brookes. 1987. 20-Hydroxyecdysone suppresses yolk production in the Indianmeal moth. UCLA Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology, pp. 415-424

Handler, A.M. P. D. Shirk. 1987. An Analysis of Yolk Proteins from the Caribbean Fruit Fly, Anastrepha suspensa, pp. 137-148 In A. P. Economopoulos [ed.], Fruit flies: Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Fruit Flies. Symposium Organizing Committee ; New York, NY, U.S.A. : Distributors for USA and Canada, Elsevier Science Pub. Co., Greece.

Shirk, P. D. 1987. Comparison of Yolk Production in 7 Pyralid Moth Species. International Journal of Invertebrate Reproduction and Development 11:173-187.

Schaefer, M., P. D. Shirk, D. L. Roth, and P. H. Brownell. 1985. Activity-Related Changes in Protein-Phosphorylation in an Identified Aplysia Neuron. Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology 5:321-331.

Shirk, P. D., D. Bean, A. M. Millemann, and V. J. Brookes. 1984. Identification, Synthesis, and Characterization of the Yolk Polypeptides of Plodia interpunctella. Journal of Experimental Zoology 232:87-98.

Shirk, P. D., P. Minoo, and J. H. Postlethwait. 1983. 20-Hydroxyecdysone Stimulates the Accumulation of Translatable Yolk Polypeptide Gene Transcript in Adult Male Drosophila melanogaster. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America-Biological Sciences 80:186-190.

Shirk, P. D., G. Bhaskaran, and H. Roller. 1983. Developmental Physiology of Corpora allata and Accessory Sex Glands in the Cecropia Silkmoth. Journal of Experimental Zoology 227:69-79.

Dahm, K. H., G. Bhaskaran, M. G. Peter, P. D. Shirk, and H. Roller. 1981. The Juvenile Hormones of the Cecropia Moth, pp. 183-198 In  M. Kloza [ed.], Regulation of insect development and behavior.  Wydawn. Politechniki Wroclawskiej, Wroclaw .

Peter, M. G., P. D. Shirk, K. H. Dahm, and H. Roller. 1981. On the Specificity of Juvenile-Hormone Biosynthesis in the Male Cecropia Moth. Zeitschrift Fur Naturforschung C-a Journal of Biosciences 36:579-585.

Postlethwait, J. H. and P. D. Shirk. 1981. Genetic and Endocrine Regulation of Vitellogenesis in Drosophila.  American Zoologist 21:687-700.

Bhaskaran, G., G. Deleon, B. Looman, P. D. Shirk, and H. Roller. 1980. Activity of Juvenile-Hormone Acid in Brainless, Allatectomized Diapausing Cecropia Pupae. General and Comparative Endocrinology 42:129-133.

Shirk, P. D., G. Bhaskaran, and H. Roller. 1980. The Transfer of Juvenile-Hormone From Male to Female During Mating in the Cecropia Silkmoth. Experientia 36 :682-683.

Dahm, K. H., M. G. Peter, P. D. Shirk, T. S. Wailee, G. Weirich, G. Bhaskaran, and H. Roller. 1979. Recent Studies of Insect Juvenile Hormones. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society63.

Shirk, P. D. 1978.  A Causal Analysis of Juvenile Hormone Accumulation in Adult Male Hyalophora cecropia (L.) (Lepidoptera, Saturniidae).  Texas A&M University.

Dahm, K. H., G. Bhaskaran, G. Bhaskaran, P. D. Shirk, P. D. Shirk, and H. Roller. 1976. On the Identity of the Juvenile Hormone in Insects, pp. 19-47 In L. I. Gilbert [ed.], The Juvenile Hormones.  Plenum Press, New York .

Shirk, P. D., K. H. Dahm, and H. Roller. 1976. Accessory Sex Glands as Repository for Juvenile-Hormone in Male Cecropia Moths. Zeitschrift Fur Naturforschung C-a Journal of Biosciences 31:199-200.

Ionasesc. V., Zellwegeh, P. Shirk, and T. W. Conway. 1973. Identification of Carriers of Duchenne Muscular-Dystrophy by Muscle Protein-Synthesis. Neurology 23:497-502.

Ionasesc.V., P. Shirk, Zellwegeh, and T. W. Conway. 1972. Abnormal Protein-Synthesis in Facioscapulohumeral Muscular-Dystrophy. Neurology 22:1286-1292.


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