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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Brenda S. Oppert

Research Molecular Biologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
The Coleopteran gut and targets for pest control - (Book / Chapter) - (16-Jun-14)
Selective chromogenic and fluorogenic peptide substrates for the assay of cysteine peptidases in complex mixtures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Semashko, T.A., Vorotnikova, E.A., Sharikova, V.F., Vinokurov, K.S., Smirnova, Y.A., Dunaevsky, Y.E., Belozersky, M.A., Oppert, B.S., Elpidina, E.N., Filippova, I.Y. 2014. Selective chromogenic and fluorogenic peptide substrates for the assay of cysteine peptidases in complex mixtures. Analytical Biochemistry. 449: 179-187. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ab.2013.12.032.
Bt-Cry3Aa expression reduces insect damage and improves growth in field-grown hybrid poplar - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klocko, A., Viswanath, V., Ma, C., James, R.R., Cardineau, G., Skinner, J., Oppert, B.S., Payne, P., Miller, L., Meilan, R. 2013. Bt-Cry3Aa expression reduces insect damage and improves growth in field-grown hybrid poplar. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. Volume 44, pp 28-35.
Expression of an endoglucanase from Tribolium castaneum (TcEG1) in Saccharomyces cerevisiae - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (10-Oct-13)
A digestive prolyl carboxypeptidase in Tenebrio molitor larvae Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goptar, I.A., Shagin, D.A., Shagina, I.A., Mudrik, E.S., Smirnova, Y.A., Zhuzhikov, D.P., Belozersky, M.A., Dunaevsky, Y.E., Oppert, B.S., Filippova, I., Elpidina, E.N. 2013. A digestive prolyl carboxypeptidase in Tenebrio molitor larvae. Journal of Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 43(6): 501-509. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ibmb.2013.02.009.
Improved high-throughput bioassay for Rhyzopertha dominica (F.) (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oppert, B.S., Morgan, T.D. 2013. Improved high-throughput bioassay for Rhyzopertha dominica (F.) (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae). Journal of Stored Products Research. 52: 68-73. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jspr.2012.11.001.
Characterization of cDNAs encoding serine proteases and their transcriptional responses to Cry1Ab protoxin in the gut of Ostrinia nubilalis larvae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yao, J., Buschman, L.L., Oppert, B.S., Khajuria, C., Zhu, K. 2012. Characterization of cDNAs encoding serine proteases and their transcriptional responses to Cry1Ab protoxin in the gut of Ostrinia nubilalis larvae. PLoS One. 7(8):e44090. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0044090.
Bacillus thuringiensis Cry3Aa protoxin intoxication of Tenebrio molitor induces widespread changes in the expression of serine peptidase transcripts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oppert, B.S., Martynov, A.G., Elpidina, E.N. 2012. Bacillus thuringiensis Cry3Aa protoxin intoxication of Tenebrio molitor induces widespread changes in the expression of serine peptidase transcripts . Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. 7(3): 233-242, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cbd.2012.03.005.
Transcriptome profiling of the intoxication response of Tenebrio molitor larvae to Bacillus thuringiensis Cry3Aa protoxin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oppert, B.S., Dowd, S.E., Bouffard, P., Li, L., Conesa, A., Lorenzen, M.D., Toutges, M., Marshall, J., Huestis, D., Fabrick, J.A., Oppert, C., Jurat-Fuentes, J. 2012. Transcriptome profiling of the intoxication response of Tenebrio molitor larvae to Bacillus thuringiensis Cry3Aa protoxin. PLoS One. 7(4): e34624. 12pp. Available: http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0034624.
Comparative evaluation of phenoloxidase in different larval stages of four lepidopteran pests after exposure to Bacillus thuringiensis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Valadez-Lira, J.A., Alcocer-Gonzalez, J.M., Damas, G., Nunez-Mejia, G., Oppert, B.S., Rodriguez-Padilla, C., Tamez-Guerra, P. 2012. Comparative evaluation of phenoloxidase in different larval stages of four lepidopteran pests after exposure to Bacillus thuringiensis. Journal of Insect Science. 12(21): 1-11. Available online: insectscience.org/12.21.
Bacillus thuringiensis Cry3Aa toxin increases the susceptibility of Crioceris quatuordecimpunctata to Beauveria bassiana infection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gao, Y., Oppert, B.S., Lord, J.C., Liu, C., Lei, Z. 2012. Bacillus thuringiensis Cry3Aa toxin increases the susceptibility of Crioceris quatuordecimpunctata to Beauveria bassiana infection. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 109(2): 260-263. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jip.2011.12.003.
Cysteine digestive peptidases function as post-glutamine cleaving enzymes in tenebrionid stored product pests - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goptar, I.A., Semashko, T.A., Danilenko, S.A., Lysogorskaya, E.N., Oksenoit, E.S., Zhuzhikov, D.P., Belozersky, M.A., Dunaevsky, Y.E., Oppert, B.S., Filippova, I.Y., Elpidina, E.N. 2012. Cysteine digestive peptidases function as post-glutamine cleaving enzymes in tenebrionid stored product pests. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part B. 161(2): 148-154. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cbpb.2011.10.005.
RNAi in agriculturally-important arthropods Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Aronstein, K.A., Oppert, B.S., Lorenzen, M.D. 2011. RNAi in agriculturally-important arthropods. In: Grabowski, P., editor. RNA Processing. Rijeka, Croatia: InTech. p. 157-180.
Increased toxicity of Bacillus thuringiensis Cry3Aa against Crioceris quatuordecimpunctata, Phaedon brassicae and Colaphellus bowringi by a Tenebrio molitor cadherin fragment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gao, Y., Jurat-Fuentes, J., Oppert, B.S., Fabrick, J.A., Lui, C.A., Gao, J., Lei, Z. 2011. Increased toxicity of Bacillus thuringiensis Cry3Aa against Crioceris quatuordecimpunctata, Phaedon brassicae and Colaphellus bowringi by a Tenebrio molitor cadherin fragment. Pest Management Science. 67(9): 1076-1081. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ps.2149.
Efficacy of Bacillus thuringiensis Cry3Aa protoxin and protease inhibitors toward coleopteran storage pests Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oppert, B.S., Morgan, T.D., Kramer, K.J. 2011. Efficacy of Bacillus thuringiensis Cry3Aa protoxin and protease inhibitors toward coleopteran storage pests. Pest Management Science. 67(5):568-573. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ps.2099.
Identification, cloning, and expression of a GHF9 cellulase from Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Willis, J.D., Oppert, B.S., Oppert, C., Klingeman, W.E., Jurat-Fuentes, J.L. 2011. Identification, cloning, and expression of a GHF9 cellulase from Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Journal of Insect Physiology. 57(2):300-306.
Microarray analysis reveals strategies of Tribolium castaneum larvae to compensate for cysteine and serine protease inhibitors Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oppert, B.S., Elpidina, E.N., Toutges, M.J., Mazumdar-Leighton, S. 2010. Microarray analysis reveals strategies of Tribolium castaneum larvae to compensate for cysteine and serine protease inhibitors. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. 5(4):280-287. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.106/j.cbd.2010.08.001.
Evaluation of reference genes for quantitative polymerase chain reaction across life-cycle stages and tissue types of Tribolium castaneum Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Toutges, M.J., Hartzer, K.L., Lord, J.C., Oppert, B.S. 2011. Evaluation of reference genes for quantitative polymerase chain reaction across life-cycle stages and tissue types of Tribolium castaneum. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 58(16):8948-8951.
Characterization of cellulolytic activity from digestive fluids of Dissosteira carolina (Orthoptera: Acrididae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Willis, J.D., Klingeman, W.E., Oppert, C., Oppert, B.S., Jurat-Fuentes, J.L. 2010. Characterization of cellulolytic activity from digestive fluids of Dissosteira carolina (Orthoptera: Acrididae). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. 157(3):267-272. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cbpb.2010.06.012.
Screen of Bacillus thuringiensis toxins for transgenic rice to control Sesamia inferens and Chilo suppressalis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gao, Y., Hu, Y., Fu, Q., Zhang, J., Oppert, B.S., Lai, F., Zhang, Z. 2010. Screen of Bacillus thuringiensis toxins for transgenic rice to control Sesamia inferens and Chilo suppressalis. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 105(1):11-15. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jip.2010.05.002.
Rapid bioassay to screen potential biopesticides in Tenebrio molitor larvae Reprint Icon - (Research Notes)
Oppert, B.S. 2010. Rapid bioassay to screen potential biopesticides in Tenebrio molitor larvae. Biopesticides International. 6(1):67-73.
Effects of Cry1F and Cry34Ab1/35Ab1 on storage pests Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oppert, B.S., Ellis, R.T., Babcock, J. 2010. Effects of Cry1F and Cry34Ab1/35Ab1 on storage pests. Journal of Stored Products Research. 46(3):143-148.
Antisera-mediated in vivo reduction of Cry 1Ac toxicity against Helicoverpa armigera Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, C., Gao, Y., Ning, C., Wu, K., Oppert, B.S., Guo, Y. 2010. Antisera-mediated in vivo reduction of Cry 1Ac toxicity against Helicoverpa armigera. Journal of Insect Physiology. 56(7):18-24. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinsphys.2009.12.012.
Evaluation of Quantitative PCR Reference Genes for Gene Expression Studies in Tribolium castaneum After Fungal Challenge Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lord, J.C., Hartzer, K.L., Toutges, M.J., Oppert, B.S. 2010. Evaluation of Quantitative PCR Reference Genes for Gene Expression Studies in Tribolium castaneum After Fungal Challenge. Journal of Microbiological Methods. 80: 219-221.
Trypsin-like Proteins of the Fungi as Possible Markers of Phytopathogenicity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dubovenko, A.G., Dunaevsky, Y.Y., Belozersky, M.A., Oppert, B.S., Lord, J.C., Elpidina, E.N. 2010. Trypsin-like Proteins of the Fungi as Possible Markers of Phytopathogenicity. Fungal Biology. 114: 151-159. doi:10.1016/j.funbio.2009.11.004
Prospecting for Cellulolytic Activity in Insect Digestive Fluids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oppert, C., Klingeman, W., Willis, J.D., Oppert, B.S., Jurat-Fuentes, J.L. 2010. Prospecting for Cellulolytic Activity in Insect Digestive Fluids. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. 155: 145-154. doi:10.1016/j.cbpb.2009.10.014.
Identification, RNAi Knockdown and Functional Analysis of an Ejaculate Protein that Mediates a Postmating, Prezgotic Phenotype in a cricket - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Marshall, J.L., Huestis, D.L., Hiromasa, Y., Oppert, C., Marshall, S.A., Tomich, J., Oppert, B.S. 2009. Identification, RNAi Knockdown and Functional Analysis of an Ejaculate Protein that Mediates a Postmating, Prezgotic Phenotype in a cricket. PLoS One 4(10): e7537-e7546.
The Tribolium castaneum Larval Gut Transcriptome and Proteome: A Resource for the Study of the Coleopteran Gut Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morris, K.M., Lorenzen, M.D., Hiromasa, Y., Tomich, J.M., Oppert, C., Elpidina, E.N., Vinokurov, K., Jurat-Fuentes, J., Fabrick, J.A., Oppert, B.S. 2009. The Tribolium castaneum Larval Gut Transcriptome and Proteome: A Resource for the Study of the Coleopteran Gut. Journal of Proteome Research. 8: 3889-3898.
Geographic Distributions of Idh-1 Alleles in a Cricket are Linked to Differential Enzyme Kinetic Performance Across Thermal Environments Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Huestis, D.L., Oppert, B.S., Marshall, J.L. 2009. Geographic Distributions of Idh-1 Alleles in a Cricket are Linked to Differential Enzyme Kinetic Performance Across Thermal Environments. BMC Ecology 9: 113. doi:10.1186/1471-2148-9-113
Reduction of Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ac Toxicity Against Helicoverpa armigera by a Soluble Toxin-Binding Cadherin Fragment Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, C., Wu, K., Wu, Y., Gao, Y., Ning, C., Oppert, B.S. 2009. Reduction of Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ac Toxicity Against Helicoverpa armigera by a Soluble Toxin-Binding Cadherin Fragment. Journal of Insect Physiology 55:686-693.
A Novel Tenebrio molitor Cadherin is a Functional Receptor for Bacillus thuringiensis Toxin Cry3Aa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fabrick, J.A., Oppert, C., Lorenzen, M.D., Oppert, B.S., Jurat-Fuentes, J.L. 2009. A Novel Tenebrio molitor Cadherin is a Functional Receptor for Bacillus thuringiensis Toxin Cry3Aa. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 284: 18401-18410
Digestive proteolysis organization in two closely related Tenebrionid beetles: Red flour beetle (Tribolium castaneum) and confused flour beetle (Tribolium confusum) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vinokurov, K.S., Elpidina, E.N., Zhuzhikiv, D.P., Oppert, B.S., Kodrik, D., Sehnal, F. 2009. Digestive proteolysis organization in two closely related Tenebrionid beetles: Red flour beetle (Tribolium castaneum) and confused flour beetle (Tribolium confusum). Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology. 70(4): 254-279. Doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/arch.20299.
Protein digestion in red aak borer larvae, Enaphalodes rufulus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Crook, D.J., Prabhakar, S., Oppert, B.S. 2009. Protein digestion in red aak borer larvae, Enaphalodes rufulus. Physiological Entomology. 34(2): 152-157. Doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3032.2008.00667.x.
Detection of genes encoding antimicrobial peptides in Mexican strains of Trichoplusia ni (Hubner) exposed to Bacillus thuringiensis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tamez-Guerra, P., Valadez-Lira, J.A., Alcocer-Gonzalez, J.M., Oppert, B.S., Gomez-Flores, R., Tamez-Guerra, R.S., Rodriguez-Padilla, C. 2008. Detection of genes encoding antimicrobial peptides in Mexican strains of Trichoplusia ni (Hubner) exposed to Bacillus thuringiensis. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 98: 218-227.
The genome of the model beetle and pest Tribolium castaneum Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Richards, S., Gibbs, R.A., Weinstock, G.M., Beeman, R.W., Lorenzen, M.D., Lord, J.C., Oppert, B.S. 2008. The genome of the model beetle and pest Tribolium castaneum. Nature 452: 949-955.
Resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis endotoxins in the European corn borer (Ostrinia nubilalis) - (Review Article) - (31-Jan-08)
Arcelins from an Indian wild bean, Lablab purpureus, and insecticidal activity in storage pests - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Janarthanan, S., Suresh, P., Radke, G., Morgan, T.D., Oppert, B.S. 2008. Arcelins from an Indian wild bean, Lablab purpureus, and insecticidal activity in storage pests. Journal of Agricultural Food Chemistry 56: 1676-1682.
Localization of two post-proline cleaving peptidases in the midgut of Tenebrio molitor larvae Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goptar, I.A., Filippova, I.Y., Lysogorskaya, E.N., Oksenoit, E.S., Vinokurov, K.S., Zhuzhikov, D.P., Bulushova, N.V., Zalunin, I.A., Dunaevsky, Y.E., Belozersky, M.A., Oppert, B.S., Elpidina, E.N. 2008. Localization of two post-proline cleaving peptidases in the midgut of Tenebrio molitor larvae. Biochemie 90: 508-514.
Analysis of transcriptome data in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Park, Y., Aikins, J., Wang, L.J., Beeman, R.W., Oppert, B.S., Lord, J.C., Brown, S.J., Lorenzen, M.D., Richards, S., Weinstock, G., Gibbs, R. 2008. Analysis of transcriptome data in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 38: 380-386.
Dipel-selected Ostrinia nubilalis larvae are not resistant to transgenic corn expressing Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ab - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, H., Buschman, L.L., Huang, F., Zhu, K., Bonning, B., Oppert, B.S. 2007. Dipel-selected Ostrinia nubilalis larvae are not resistant to transgenic corn expressing Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ab. Journal of Economic Entomology 100: 1862-1870.
Sequence analysis and molecular characterization of larval midgut cDNA transcripts encoding peptidases from the yellow mealworm, Tenebrio molitor L. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prabhakar, S., Chen, M., Elpidina, E.N., Vinokurov, K.S., Smith, C.M., Marshall, J., Oppert, B.S. 2007. Sequence analysis and molecular characterization of larval midgut cDNA transcripts encoding peptidases from the yellow mealworm, Tenebrio molitor L.. Insect Molecular Biology 16: 455-468.
Analysis of Midgut Proteinases from Bacillus Thuringiensis-Susceptible and -Resistant Heliothis Virescens (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Karumbaiah, L., Oppert, B.S., Jurat-Fuentes, J.L., Adang, M.J. 2007. Analysis of midgut proteinases from Bacillus thuringiensis-susceptible and -resistant Heliothis virescens (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology 146: 139-146.
Fractionation of Digestive Proteinases from Tenebrio Molitor (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) Larvae and Role in Protein Digestion - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vinokurov, K.S., Elpidina, E.N., Oppert, B.S., Prabhakar, S., Zhuzhikov, D.P., Dunaevsky, Y.E., Belozersky, M.A. Fractionation of digestive proteinases from Tenebrio molitor (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) larvae and role in protein digestion. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part B 145: 138-146. Available: doi: 10.1016/j.cbpb.2006.05.004.
Diversity of Digestive Proteinases in Tenebrio Molitor (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) Larvae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vinokurov, K.S., Elpidina, E.N., Oppert, B.S., Prabhakar, S., Zhuzhikov, D.P., Dunaevsky, Y.E., Belozersky, M.A. Diversity of digestive proteinases in Tenebrio molitor (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) larvae. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part B 145: 126-137. Available: doi:10.1016/j.cbpb.2006.05.005.
Two-Dimensional Analysis of Proteinase Activity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oppert, B.S. 2006. Two-dimensional analysis of proteinase activity. Journal of Biochemical and Biophysical Methods 67: 173-179.
Diferences in Susceptibility and Physiological Fitness of Mexican Field Trichoplusia Ni (Hubner) Strains Exposed to Bacillus Thuringiensis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tamez-Guerra, P., Damas, G., Iracheta, M.M., Oppert, B.S., Gomez-Flores, R., Rodriguez-Padilla, C. Diferences in susceptibility and physiological fitness of Mexican field Trichoplusia ni (Hubner) strains exposed to Bacillus thuringiensis. Journal of Economic Entomology 99: 937-945.
Cloning and Characterization of Protease Inhibitor-Like Cdnas from the Hessian Fly [mayetiola Destructor (Say)] - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maddur, A.A., Liu, X., Zhu, Y., Fellers, J.P., Oppert, B.S., Park, Y., Bai, J., Wilde, G.E., Chen, M. Cloning and characterization of protease inhibitor-like cdnas from the hessian fly [mayetiola destructor (say)]. Insect Molecular Biology 15: 485-496.
Annotation of Cadherin Genes in the Tribolium Genome - (Other)
Oppert, B.S., Lorenzen, M.D., Beeman, R.W., Adang, M.J. 2005. Annotation of cadherin genes in the tribolium genome [Abstract]. First Annual Symposium on Computational and Systems Biology, Athens, GA, November 11, 2005.
Digestive Proteinases of the Larger Black Flour Beetle, Cynaeus Angustus (Leconte) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oppert, B.S., Walters, P., Zuercher, M.C. 2006. Digestive proteinases of the larger black flour beetle, Cynaeus angustus (Leconte) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Bulletin of Entomological Research 96: 167-172.
Susceptibility of Dipel-Resistant and -Susceptible Ostrinia Nubilalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) to Individual Bacillus Thuringiensis Protoxins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, H., Oppert, B.S., Higgins, R.A., Huang, F., Buschman, L.L., Zhu, K. 2005. Susceptibility of dipel-resistant and -susceptible Ostrinia nubilalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) to individual bacillus thuringiensis protoxins. Journal of Economic Entomology 98(4): 1333-1340.
Characterization of Cdnas Encoding Three Trypsin-Like Proteinases and Quantitative Analysis of Mrna in Bt-Resistant and -Susceptible Strains of Ostrinia Nubilalis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, H., Oppert, B.S., Higgins, R.A., Huang, F., Buschman, L.L., Gao, J., Zhu, K.Y. 2005. Characterization of cDNAs encoding three trypsin-like proteinases and quantitative analysis of mRNA in Bt-resistant and -susceptible strains of Ostrinia Nubilalis. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 35: 847-860.
A Cationic Trypsin-Like Proteinase from the Midgut of Tenebrio Molitor Larvae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tsybina, T.A., Dunaevsky, Y.E., Belozersky, M.A., Zhuzhikov, D.P., Oppert, B.S., Elpidina, E.N. 2005. A cationic trypsin-like proteinase from the midgut of Tenebrio molitor larvae. Biochemistry (Moscow) 70: 300-305.
Purification and Characterization of a Chymotrypsin-Like Proteinase from the Midgut of Tenebrio Molitor Larvae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Elpidina, E.N., Tsybina, T.A., Dunaevsky, Y.E., Belozersky, M.A., Zhuzhikov, D.P., Oppert, B.S. 2005. Purification and characterization of a chymotrypsin-like proteinase from the midgut of Tenebrio molitor larvae. Biochemie 87: 771-779.
Compensatory Proteolytic Responses to Dietary Proteinase Inhibitors in the Red Flour Beetle, Tribolium Castaneum (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oppert, B.S., Morgan, T.D., Hartzer, K.L., Kramer, K.J. 2005. Compensatory proteolytic responses to dietary proteinase inhibitors in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part C 140: 53-58.
An Overlay Technique for Postelectrophoretic Analysis of Proteinase Spectra in Complex Mixtures Using P-Nitroanilide Substrates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vinokurov, K.S., Oppert, B.S., Elpidina, E.N. 2005. An overlay technique for postelectrophoretic analysis of proteinase spectra in complex mixtures using p-nitroanilide substrates. Analytical Biochemistry 337: 164-166.
Cloning and Characterization of Chymotrypsin and Trypsin-Like Cdnas from the Gut of the Hessian Fly (Mayetiola Destructor (Say)) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, Y., Liu, X., Maddur, A., Oppert, B.S., Chen, M. 2005. Cloning and characterization of chymotrypsin- and trypsin-like cDNAs from the gut of the Hessian fly (Mayetiola destructor (say)). Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 35: 23-32.
Binding Analyses of Cry1ab and Cry1ac with Membrane Vesicles from Bacillus Thuringiensis-Resistant and -Susceptible Ostrinia Nubilalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, H., Gonzalez-Cabrera, J., Oppert, B.S., Ferre, J., Higgins, R.A., Buschman, L.L., Radke, G.A., Zhu, K., Huang, F. 2004. Binding analyses of Cry1Ab and Cry1Ac with membrane vesicles from Bacillus thuringiensis-resistant and -susceptible Ostrinia nubilalis (lepidoptera: crambidae). Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 323: 52-57.
Comparative Analysis of Proteinase Activities of Bacillus Thuringiensis-Resistant and -Susceptible Ostrinia Nubilalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, H., Oppert, B.S., Higgins, R.A., Huang, F., Zhu, K.Y., Buschman, L.L. 2004. Comparative analysis of proteinase activities of bacillus thuringiensis-resistant and -susceptible ostrinia nubilalis (lepidoptera: crambidae). Journal of Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 34: 753-762.
Molecular Cloning of Trypsin-Like Cdnas and Comparison of Proteinase Activities in the Salivary Glands and Gut of the Tarnished Plant Bug Lygus Lineolaris (Heteroptera: Miridae) - (Other)
Zhu, Y., Zeng, F., Oppert, B.S. 2003. Molecular cloning of trypsin-like cdnas and comparison of proteinase activities in the salivary glands and gut of the tarnished plant bug lygus lineolaris (heteroptera: miridae). Meeting Abstract. Entomological Society of America October 2003
Cloning and Characterization of Trypsin and Chymotrypsin-Like Cdnas from the Gut of the Hessian Fly, Mayetiola Destructor (Say) - (Abstract Only)
Zhu, Y., Liu, X., Maddur, A., Oppert, B.S., Chen, M. 2003. Cloning and characterization of trypsin and chymotrypsin-like cdnas from the gut of the hessian fly, mayetiola destructor (say). Entomological Society of America Proceedings.
Molecular Characterization of Protease Inhibitors from the Hessian Fly (Mayetiola Destructor) - (Abstract Only)
Maddur, A.A., Liu, X., Fellers, J.P., Oppert, B.S., Wilde, G.E., Chen, M. 2004. Molecular characterization of protease inhibitors from the hessian fly (mayetiola destructor). Entomological Society of America Proceedings.
Transgenic Plants Expressing Bacillus Thuringiensis Delta-Endotoxins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, H., Oppert, B.S., Zhu, K.Y., Higgins, R.A., Huang, F., Buschman, L.L. 2003. Transgenic plants expressing bacillus thuringiensis delta-endotoxins. Entomologia Sinicae 10:155-166.
Molecular Cloning of Trypsin-Like Cdnas and Comparison of Proteinase Activities in the Salivary Glands and Gut of the Tarnished Plant Bug Lygus Lineolaris (Hemiptera: Miridae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
ZHU, Y., ZENG, F., COHEN, A.C., OPPERT, B.S. MOLECULAR CLONING OF TRYPSIN-LIKE CDNAS AND COMPARISON OF PROTEINASE ACTIVITIES IN THE SALIVARY GLANDS AND GUT OF THE TARNISHED PLANT BUG LYGUS LINEOLARIS (HEMIPTERA: MIRIDAE). INSECT BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY. 2003. V33. pp. 889 - 899.
Effects of Proteinase Inhibitors on Growth and Digestive Proteolysis of the Ref Flour Beetle, Tribolium Castaneum (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
OPPERT,B.S., MORGAN,T.D., HARTZER,K., LENARCIC,B., GALESA,K., BRZIN,J., TURK,V., YOZA,K., OHTSUBO,K., KRAMER,K.J., EFFECTS OF PROTEINASE INHIBITORS ON GROWTH AND DIGESTIVE PROTEOLYSIS OF THE REF FLOUR BEETLE, TRIBOLIUM CASTANEUM (HERBST) (COLEOPTERA: TENEBRIONIDAE). COMPARATIVE BIOCHEMISTRY AND PHYSIOLOGY PART C 134 (2003) 481-490.
Insect Resistance to Bacillus Thuringiensis: Alterations in the Indianmeal Moth Larval Gut Proteome - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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