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Charles A Strong (Chuck)
Imported Fire Ant and Household Insects Research
Entomologist

Phone: (352) 374-5878
Fax: (352) 374-5818

1600-1700 SW 23RD DRIVE
GAINESVILLE , FL 32608


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Development of a lateral flow immunoassay for rapid field detection of the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) -
Valles, S.M., Strong, C.A., Callcott, A.A. 2016. Development of a lateral flow immunoassay for rapid field detection of the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. 408(17):4693-4703.
Discovery and molecular characterization of an ambisense densovirus from South American populations of Solenopsis invicta -
Valles, S.M., Shoemaker, D.D., Wurm, Y., Strong, C.A., Varone, L., Becnel, J.J., Shirk, P.D. 2013. Discovery and molecular characterization of an ambisense densovirus from South American populations of Solenopsis invicta . Biological Control. 67:431-439.
Confirmation of the genome position and mass of the viral protien, VP3, of Solenopsis Invicta Virus 1 (Picornavirales: Dicistroviridae) infecting the Red Imported Fire Ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) -
Valles, S.M., Strong, C.A. 2012. Confirmation of the genome position and mass of the viral protien, VP3, of Solenopsis Invicta Virus 1 (Picornavirales: Dicistroviridae) infecting the Red Imported Fire Ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Florida Entomologist. 95(2):494-496.
Non-enzymatic hydrolysis of RNA in workers of the ant Nylanderia pubens Reprint Icon -
Valles, S.M., Strong, C.A., Buss, E.A., Oi, D.H. 2012. Non-enzymatic hydrolysis of RNA in workers of the ant Nylanderia pubens. Journal of Insect Science. 12(146):1-8.
Multiple virus infections occur in individual polygyne and monogyne Solenopsis invicta ants Reprint Icon -
Allen, C., Valles, S.M., Strong, C.A. 2011. Multiple virus infections occur in individual polygyne and monogyne Solenopsis invicta ants. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 107(2):107-111.
SOLENOPSIS INVICTA VIRUSES -
Valles, S.M., Oi, D.H., Dang, P.M., Hunter, W.B., Strong, C.A., Williams, D.F., Pereira, R.M. Solenopsis invicta viruses. Patent Application.7,332,176.
Expressed sequence tags from the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta: Annotation and utilization for discovery of viruses Reprint Icon -
Valles, S.M., Strong, C.A., Hunter, W.B., Dang, P.M., Pereira, R.M., Oi, D.H., Williams, D.F. 2008. Expressed sequence tags from the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta: Annotation and utilization for discovery of viruses. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 99(1):74-81.
Phenology, Distribution, and Host Specificity of Solenopsis invicta Virus-1 -
Valles, S.M., Strong, C.A., Oi, D.H., Porter, S.D., Pereira, R.M., Vander Meer, R.K., Hashimoto, Y., Hooper-Bui, L.M., Sanchez-Arroyo, H., Davis, T., Karpakakunjaram, V., Vail, K.M., Fudd, G., Briano, J., Calcaterra, L., Gilbert, L.E., Ward, R., Ward, K., Oliver, J., Taniguchi, G., Thompson, D.C. 2007. Phenology, Distribution, and Host Specificity of Solenopsis invicta Virus-1. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 96(1):18-27.
DETECTION AND QUANTITATION OF SOLENOPSIS INVICTA VIRUS IN FIRE ANTS BY REAL-TIME PCR -
Hashimoto, Y., Valles, S.M., Strong, C.A. 2007. DETECTION AND QUANTITATION OF SOLENOPSIS INVICTA VIRUS IN FIRE ANTS BY REAL-TIME PCR. Journal of Virological Methods. 140(1-2):132-139.
GENE STRUCTURE AND EXPRESSION OF THE GLUTATHIONE S-TRANSFERASE, SIGSTS1, FROM THE RED IMPORTED FIRE ANT, SOLENOPSIS INVICTA -
Valles, S.M., Perera, O.P., Strong, C.A. 2006. Gene Structure and Expression of the Glutathione S-transferase, SiGSTS1, from the Red Imported Fire Ant, Solenopsis invicta. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology. 61: 239-245.
SOLENOPSIS INVICTA VIRUS-1A (SINV-1A): DISTINCT SPECIES OR GENOTYPE OF SINV-1? -
Valles, S.M., Strong, C.A. 2005. Solenopsis invicta virus-1A (SINV-1A): Distinct species or genotype of SINV-1?. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 88: 232-237.
A PICORNA-LIKE VIRUS FROM THE RED IMPORTED FIRE ANT, SOLENOPSIS INVICTA: INITIAL DISCOVERY, GENOME SEQUENCE, AND CHARACTERIZATION -
Valles, S.M., Strong, C.A., Dang, P.M., Hunter, W.B., Pereira, R.M., Oi, D.H., Shapiro, A.M., Williams, D.F. A picorna-like virus from the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta: initial discovery, genome sequence, and characterization. Virology. 328:151-157.
PURIFICATION, BIOCHEMICAL CHARACTERIZATION, AND CDNA CLONING OF A GLUTATHIONE S-TRANSFERASE FROM THE RED IMPORTED FIRE ANT, SOLENOPSIS INVICTA -
Valles, S.M., Perera, O. P., Strong, C. A. 2003. Purification, biochemical characterization, and cDNA cloning of a glutathione S-transferase from the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. v. 33. p. 981-988.
RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE PARA-HOMOLOGOUS SODIUM CHANNEL POINT MUTATION (G2979C) AND KNOCKDOWN RESISTANCE IN THE GERMAN COCKROACH USING MULTIPLEX PCR TO DISCERN GENOTYPE -
VALLES, S.M., PERERA, O.P., STRONG, C.A. Relationship between the para-homologous sodium channel point mutation (g-->c at nucleotide 2979) and knockdown resistance in the german cockroach using multiplex pcr to discern genotype. JOURNAL OF INSECT BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY. 2003. v. 96(3). p. 885-891.
A MEMBRANE-BOUND ESTERASE INVOLVED IN CYPERMETHRIN RESISTANCE IN THE GERMANCOCKROACH, BLATTELLA GERMANICA -
PURIFICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF TRANS-PERMETHRIN METABOLIZING MICROSOMAL ESTERASES FROM WORKERS OF THE EASTERN SUBTERRANEAN TERMITES, RETICULITERMES FLAVIPES (KOLLAR) -
RESIDUAL EFFECTIVENESS OF BLATTICIDAE APPLIED TO SURFACES CONTAMINATED WITHGERMAN COCKROACH (DICTYOPTERA: BLATTELLIDAE) FECES -
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