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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Man-Yeon Choi
Center for Medical, Agricultural and Veterinary Entomology
Research Entomologist

Phone: (352) 374-5964
Fax: (352) 374-5818

1600 S.W. 23RD DR
GAINESVILLE, FL, 32608


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Search for hidden messenger molecules: capa-gene expression in ants - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (19-Mar-14)
Identification and expression of PBAN/diapause hormone and receptors from Aedes aegypti - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Choi, M.Y., Estep, A., Sanscrainte, N.D., Becnel, J.J., Vander Meer, R.K. 2013. Identification and expression of PBAN/diapause hormone and receptors from Aedes aegypti. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology. 375: 113-120.
Successful transmission of Solenopsis invicta virus 3 to Solenopsis invicta fire ant colonies in oil, sugar, and cricket bait formulations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Valles, S.M., Porter, S.D., Choi, M.Y., Oi, D.H. 2013. Successful transmission of Solenopsis invicta virus 3 to Solenopsis invicta fire ant colonies in oil, sugar, and cricket bait formulations . Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 113:198-204.
Identification and characterization of the pyrokinin/PBAN family of GPCRs from Ostrinia nubilalis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nusawardani, T., Kroemer, J.A., Choi, M.Y., Jurenka, R.A. 2013. Identification and characterization of the pyrokinin/PBAN family of GPCRs from Ostrinia nubilalis. Insect Molecular Biology. 22(3):331-340.
Neuropeptide-mediated stimulation of pheromone biosynthesis in an ant - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Choi, M.Y., Vander Meer, R.K. 2012. Neuropeptide-mediated stimulation of pheromone biosynthesis in an ant. PLoS One. 7(11): e50400 1-8.
Rna Interference of the Pban/pyrokinin Gene: Impact on Ant, Solenopsis Invicta, and Moth, Helicoverpa Zea, Development - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Choi, M.Y., Vander Meer, R.K., Coy, M.R., Scharf, M.E. 2012. RNA Interference of the PBAN/Pyrokinin Gene: Impact on Ant, Solenopsis invicta, and Moth, Helicoverpa zea, Development. Journal of Insect Physiology. 58:1159-65.
Introduction of a neurohormone in the fire ants - (Proceedings)
Choi, M.Y., Vander Meer, R.K. 2012. Introduction of a neurohormone in the fire ants. Imported Fire Ants Conference Proceedings. 28: 21-22.
Molecular structure and diversity of PBAN/Pyrokinin family peptides in ants - (Review Article)
Choi, M.Y., Vander Meer, R.K. 2012. Molecular structure and diversity of PBAN/Pyrokinin family peptides in ants. Frontiers in Endocrinology. 3(32):1-8.
Pheromone Biosynthesis Activating Neuropeptide (PBAN)/Pyrokinin Family of Peptides and Fire Ants, Solenopsis spp. - (Review Article)
Vander Meer, R.K., Choi, M.Y. 2011. Pheromone Biosynthesis Activating Neuropeptide (PBAN)/Pyrokinin Family of Peptides and Fire Ants, Solenopsis spp. Formosan Entomologist. 31:133-147.
Pban Gene Architecture and Expression in the Fire Ant, Solenopsis Invicta - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Choi, M.Y., Vander Meer, R.K., Shoemaker, D.D., Valles, S.M. 2011. PBAN gene architecture and expression in the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta. Journal of Insect Physiology. 57(1):161-165.
Site-directed mutagenesis and PBAN activation of the Helicoverpa zea PBAN-receptor Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Choi, M.Y., Jurenka, R.A. 2010. Site-directed mutagenesis and PBAN activation of the Helicoverpa zea PBAN-receptor. Federation of European Biochemical Societies Letters. 584:1212-1216.
Molecular diversity of PBAN family peptides from fire ants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Choi, M.Y., Vander Meer, R.K., Valles, S.M. 2010. Molecular diversity of PBAN family peptides from fire ants. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology. 74(2):67-80.
Isolation of a pyrazine alarm pheromone component from the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vander Meer, R.K., Preston, C.A., Choi, M.Y. 2010. Isolation of a pyrazine alarm pheromone component from the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 36:163-170.
Identification of a new member of PBAN family of neuropeptides from the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Choi, M.Y., Vander Meer, R.K. 2009. Identification of a new member of PBAN family of neuropeptides from the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta. Insect Molecular Biology. 18(2):161-169.
Pban/pyrokinin Peptides in the Central Nervous System of the Fire Ant, Solenopsis Invicta Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Choi, M.Y., Raina, A.K., Vander Meer, R.K. 2009. PBAN/Pyrokinin peptides in the central nervous system of the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta. Cell and Tissue Research. 335(2):431-439.
Pban/pyrokinin Peptides in Central Nervous System from Fire Ant, Solenopsis Invicta - (Abstract Only)
Choi, M.Y., Vander Meer, R.K., Raina, A.K. 2008. Pban/pyrokinin peptides in central nervous system from fire ant, solenopsis invicta. Meeting Abstract.International Society of Chemical Ecology. Paper No. 78.
Fire Ant Cuticular Hydrocarbons: A research tool and nestmate recognition cues? - (Abstract Only)
Vander Meer, R.K., Choi, M.Y., Anderson, J. 2008. Fire Ant Cuticular Hydrocarbons: A research tool and nestmate recognition cues?. Meeting Abstract.International Society of Chemical Ecology. Paper No. 139.
Atlas of Central Nervous System and the first Neuropeptide from Fire Ant - (Proceedings)
Choi, M.Y., Raina, A., Vander Meer, R.K. 2010. Atlas of Central Nervous System and the first Neuropeptide from Fire Ant. Imported Fire Ants Conference Proceedings. 24:97-99.
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