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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Joe Hull

Research Molecular Biologist

1 - Biography
2 - Key Publications
Key Publications

J. M. Lee, J. J. Hull, T. Kawai, C. Goto, M. Kurihara, M. Tanokura, K. Nagata, H. Nagasawa, and S. Matsumoto. Establishment of Sf9 stable transformants expressing PBAN receptor (PBANR) variants: application to functional evaluation. Frontiers. Endocrinol. (in press).

 

J. M. Lee, J. J. Hull, T. Kawai, C. Goto, M. Kurihara, M. Tanokura, K. Nagata, H. Nagasawa, and S. Matsumoto.  Re-evaluation of the PBANR receptor (PBANR) molecule: Characterization of PBANR variants expressed in the pheromone glands of moths. Frontiers Endocrinol. 3 (2012) 1-6.

 

F. Teulé, Y.-G. Miao, B.-H. Sohn, Y.-S. Kim, J. J. Hull, M. J. Fraser Jr., R. V. Lewis, and D. L. Jarvis. Silkworms transformed with chimeric silkworm/spider silk genes spin composite silk fibers with improved mechanical properties. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 17 (2012) 109:923-928.

 

J. J. Hull, J. M. Lee, and S. Matsumoto. Identification of specific sites in the third     intracellular loop and carboxyl terminus of the Bombyx mori pheromone biosynthesis activating neuropeptide receptor crucial for ligand-induced internalization. Insect Mol. Biol. 20 (2011) 801-811.

 

A. Ohnishi, J. J. Hull, M. Kaji, K. Hashimoto, J. M. Lee, K. Tsuneizumi, N. Dohmae, and S. Matsumoto. Hormone signaling linked to silkmoth sex pheromone biosynthesis involves Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II-mediated phosphorylation of the insect PAT family protein Bombyx mori lipid storage droplet protein-1 (BmLsd1). J. Biol. Chem. 286 (2011) 24101-24112.

 

O. Terenius, et al. RNA interference in Lepidoptera: An overview of successful and unsuccessful studies and implications for experimental design. J. Insect. Physiol. 57 (2011) 231-245.

 

S. Matsumoto, A. Ohnishi, J.M. Lee, and J. J. Hull. Unraveling the pheromone biosynthesis activating neuropeptide (PBAN) signal transduction cascade that regulates sex pheromone production in moths. Vitamins and Hormones. 83 (2010) 425-445.

 

J. J. Hull, J. M. Lee, and S. Matsumoto. Gqα-linked PLCβ1 and PLCγ are essential components of the pheromone biosynthesis activating neuropeptide (PBAN) signal transduction cascade. Insect Mol. Biol. 19 (2010) 553-566.

 

J. J. Hull,  J. M. Lee, and S. Matsumoto. Functional role of STIM1 and Orai1 in silkmoth (Bombyx mori) sex pheromone production. Communicative & Integrative Biol. 3 (2010) 1-4.

 

J. J. Hull, J.M. Lee, R. Kajigaya, and S. Matsumoto. Bombyx mori homologs of STIM1 and Orai1 are essential components of the signal transduction cascade that regulates sex pheromone production. J. Biol. Chem. 284 (2009) 31200-31213.

 

J. J. Hull, K. S. Copley, K. M. Schegg, D. R. Quilici, D. A. Schooley, and W. H. Welch. De novo molecular modeling and biophysical characterization of Manduca sexta eclosion hormone. Biochemistry 48 (2009) 9047-9060.

 

S. Matusmoto, J. J. Hull, and A. Ohnishi. Molecular mechanisms underlying PBAN signaling in the silkmoth, Bombyx mori. Annals New York Acad. Sci. 1163 (2009) 464-468.

 

S. Matsumoto, A. Ohnishi, K. Moto, and J. J. Hull. Mating behavior and pheromone production in moths. Protein, Nucleic Acid, and Enzymes 52 (2007) 1679-1684. (Japanese)

 

J. J. Hull, R. Kajigaya, K. Imai, and S. Matsumoto. Sex pheromone production in the silkworm, Bombyx mori, is mediated by store-operated Ca2+ channels. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 71 (2007) 1993-2001.

 

J. J. Hull, R. Kajigaya, K. Imai, and S. Matsumoto. The Bombyx mori sex pheromone biosynthetic pathway is not mediated by cAMP. J. Insect Physiol. 53 (2007) 782-793.

 

S. Matsumoto, J. J. Hull, A. Ohnishi, K. Moto, and A. Fónagy. Molecular mechanisms underlying sex pheromone production in the silkmoth, Bombyx mori:  Characterization of the molecular components involved in bombykol biosynthesis. J. Insect Physiol. 53 (2007) 752-759.

 

K. Watanabe, J. J. Hull, T. Niimi, K. Imai, S. Matsumoto, T. Yaginuma, and H. Kataoka. FXPRL-amide peptides induce ecdysteroidogenesis through a G-protein coupled receptor expressed in the prothoracic gland of Bombyx mori. Mol. Cell. Endocrinol. 273 (2007) 51-58.

 

A. Ohnishi, J. J. Hull, and S. Matsumoto. Targeted disruption of genes in the Bombyx mori sex pheromone biosynthetic pathway. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 103 (2006) 4398-4403. (Co-First Author)

 

J. J. Hull, A. Ohnishi, and S. Matsumoto. Regulatory mechanisms underlying pheromone biosynthesis activating neuropeptide (PBAN)-induced internalization of the Bombyx mori PBAN receptor. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 334 (2005) 69-78.

 

J. J. Hull, A. Ohnishi, K. Moto, Y. Kawasaki, R. Kurata, M. G. Suzuki, and S. Matsumoto. Cloning and characterization of the pheromone biosynthesis activating neuropeptide receptor from the silkmoth, Bombyx mori: Significance of the carboxyl terminus in receptor internalization. J. Biol. Chem. 279 (2004) 51500-51507.

 

K. Moto, M. G. Suzuki, J. J. Hull, R. Kurata, S. Takahashi, M. Yamamoto, K. Okano, K. Imai, T. Ando, and S. Matsumoto. Involvement of a bifunctional fatty-acyl desaturase in the biosynthesis of the silkmoth, Bombyx mori, sex pheromone. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 101 (2004) 8631-8636.

 

R. A. Eigenheer, U. M. Wiehart, S. W. Nicolson, L. Schoofs, K. M. Schegg, J. J. Hull, and D. A. Schooley. Isolation, identification and localization of a second beetle antidiuretic peptide. Peptides 24 (2003) 27-34.

 

R. A. Eigenheer, S. W. Nicolson, K. M. Schegg, J. J. Hull, and D. A. Schooley. Identification of a potent antidiuretic factor acting on beetle Malpighian tubules. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 99 (2002) 84-89.

 

 

 

 

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