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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Man-Yeon Choi
Horticultural Crops Research
Entomology

Phone: (541) 738-4026
Fax: (541) 738-4025

3420 NW ORCHARD AVE.
CORVALLIS , OR 97330

Projects
Biologically-based Management of Arthropod Pests in Small Fruit and Nursery Crops
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 429790
Development of RNAi and Other Biologically-based Pest Control Strategies
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 429794

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Phermone biosynthesis activation in fire ants -
Tarsi of male heliothine moths contain aldehydes and butyrate esters as potential pheromone components -
Choi, M.Y., Ahn, S., Park, K., Vander Meer, R.K., Carde, R.T., Jurenka, R. 2016. Tarsi of male heliothine moths contain aldehydes and butyrate esters as potential pheromone components. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 42(5):425-432. doi: 10.1007/s10886-016-0701-3.
The biochemical adaptations of spotted wing drosophila (Diptera: Drosophilidae) to fresh fruits reduced fructose concentrations and glutathione-S transferase activities -
Nguyen, P., Kim, A., Jung, J., Donahue, K.M., Jung, C., Choi, M.Y., Koh, Y. 2016. The biochemical adaptations of spotted wing drosophila (Diptera: Drosophilidae) to fresh fruits reduced fructose concentrations and glutathione-S transferase activities. Journal of Economic Entomology. 109(2):973-981. doi: 10.1093/jee/tow019.
Identification and expression of the PBAN/pyrokinin gene in the sand fly Phlebotomus papatasi -
Choi, M.Y., Sanscrainte, N.D., Estep, A.S., Vander Meer, R.K., Becnel, J.J. 2015. Identification and expression of the PBAN/pyrokinin gene in the sand fly Phlebotomus papatasi. Journal of Insect Physiology. 79:55-62.
Multiple functions of fire ant, Solenopsis invicta, mandibular gland products -
Choi, M.Y., Vander Meer, R.K. 2015. Multiple functions of fire ant, Solenopsis invicta, mandibular gland products. Physiological Entomology. doi: 10.1111/phen.12102.
Search for hidden messenger molecules: capa-gene expression in ants -
Choi, M.Y., Kohler, R., Vander Meer, R.K., Valles, S.M., Neupert, S., Predel, R. 2014. Search for hidden messenger molecules: capa-gene expression in ants. PLoS One. 9(4):1-10.
Identification and expression of PBAN/diapause hormone and receptors from Aedes aegypti -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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. Reprint Icon -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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? -
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 -
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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