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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Edward P Masler (Pete)
Research Physiologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Assessment of DAPG-producing Pseudomonas fluorescens for management of Meloidogyne incognita and Fusarium oxysporum on watermelon Reprint Icon -
Meyer, S.L., Everts, K., Gardener, B.M., Masler, E.P., Abdelnabby, H.M., Skantar, A.M. 2016. Assessment of DAPG-producing Pseudomonas fluorescens for management of Meloidogyne incognita and Fusarium oxysporum on watermelon. Journal of Nematology. 48(1):43–53.
De novo asymmetric synthesis and biological analysis of the daumone pheromones in Caenorhabditis elegans and in the soybean cyst nematode Heterodera glycines -
Guo, H., La Clair, J., Masler, E.P., O'Dougherty, G., Xing, Y. 2016. De novo asymmetric synthesis and biological analysis of the daumone pheromones in Caenorhabditis elegans and in the soybean cyst nematode Heterodera glycines. Tetrahedron. 72(18):2280-2286.
Heterodera glycines cysts contain an extensive array of endoproteases as well as inhibitors of proteases in H. glycines and Meloidogyne incognita infective juvenile stages -
Masler, E.P., Chitwood, D.J. 2016. Heterodera glycines cysts contain an extensive array of endoproteases as well as inhibitors of proteases in H. glycines and Meloidogyne incognita infective juvenile stages. Nematology. 18(4):489-499.
Isolation and identification of nematode-antagonistic compounds from the fungus Aspergillus candidus -
Shemshura, O.N., Beckmakhanova, N.E., Mazunina, M.N., Meyer, S.L., Rice, C., Masler, E.P. 2016. Isolation and identification of nematode-antagonistic compounds from the fungus Aspergillus candidus. FEMS Microbiology Letters. 363(5):1-9.
Protease inhibition by Heterodera glycines cyst content: evidence for effects on the Meloidogyne incognita proteasome -
Masler, E.P. 2015. Protease inhibition by Heterodera glycines cyst content: evidence for effects on the Meloidogyne incognita proteasome. Nematology. 17(1):91-102.
Targeting internal processes of plant-parasitic nematodes in the pursuit of novel agents for their control -
Masler, E.P. 2014. Targeting internal processes of plant-parasitic nematodes in the pursuit of novel agents for their control. Nematology. 16(9):1001-1017.
Benzyl isothiocyanate affects development, hatching and reproduction of the soybean cyst nematode Heterodera glycines -
Wu, H., Masler, E.P., Rogers, S.T., Chen, C., Chitwood, D.J. 2014. Benzyl isothiocyanate affects development, hatching and reproduction of the soybean cyst nematode Heterodera glycines. Nematology. 16(4):495-504.
Nematotoxicity of drupacine and a Cephalotaxus alkaloid preparation against the plant-parasitic nematodes Meloidogyne incognita and Bursaphelenchus xylophilus Reprint Icon -
Wen, Y., Meyer, S.L.F, Masler, E.P., Zhang, F., Liao, J., Wei, X., Chitwood, D.J. 2013. Nematotoxicity of drupacine and a Cephalotaxus alkaloid preparation against the plant-parasitic nematodes Meloidogyne incognita and Bursaphelenchus xylophilus. Pest Management Science. 69(9):1026-1033.
Effects of catechin polyphenols and preparations from the plant-parasitic nematode Heterodera glycines on protease activity and behavior in three nematode species -
Masler, E.P. 2013. Effects of catechin polyphenols and preparations from the plant-parasitic nematode Heterodera glycines on protease activity and behavior in three nematode species. Journal of Helminthology. DOI: 10.1017/S0022149X13000254.
Effects of catechins and low temperature on embryonic development and hatching in Heterodera glycines and Meloidogyne incognita -
Masler, E.P., Rogers, S.T., Chitwood, D.J. 2013. Effects of catechins and low temperature on embryonic development and hatching in Heterodera glycines and Meloidogyne incognita. Nematology. 15(6):653-663.
A comparison of the FMRFamide-like peptide proteolytic activities of preparations from two plant-parasitic nematodes (Heterodera glycines and Meloidogyne incognita): possible targets for novel control -
Masler, E.P. 2013. A comparison of the FMRFamide-like peptide proteolytic activities of preparations from two plant-parasitic nematodes (Heterodera glycines and Meloidogyne incognita): possible targets for novel control. Journal of Helminthology. 87(1):71-77.
Behaviour of Heterodera glycines and Meloidogyne incognita infective juveniles exposed to nematode FMRFamide-like peptides in vitro -
Masler, E.P., Nagarkar, A., Edwards, L., Hooks, C.R. 2012. Behaviour of Heterodera glycines and Meloidogyne incognita infective juveniles exposed to nematode FMRFamide-like peptides in vitro. Nematology. 14(5):605-612.
Free-living nematode peptides -
Masler, E.P. 2013. Free-living nematode peptides. In: Kastin, A., editor. Handbook of Biologically Active Peptides. 2nd edition. New York, NY: Elsevier/Academic Press. p. 247-254.
In vitro proteolysis of nematode FLPs by preparations from the free-living nematode Panagrellus redivivus and two plant-parasitic nematodes (Heterodera glycines and Meloidogyne incognita) -
Masler, E.P. 2012. In vitro proteolysis of nematode FLPs by preparations from the free-living nematode Panagrellus redivivus and two plant-parasitic nematodes (Heterodera glycines and Meloidogyne incognita). Journal of Helminthology. 86(1):77-84.
Effects of cyst components and low temperature exposure of Heterodera glycines eggs on juvenile hatching in vitro -
Masler, E.P., Rogers, S.T. 2010. Effects of cyst components and low temperature exposure of Heterodera glycines eggs on juvenile hatching in vitro. Nematology. 13(7):837-844.
Heterodera glycines hatching behavior in field collections, laboratory culture and exposure to low temperature -
In vitro comparison of protease activities in preparations from free-living (Panagrellus redivivus) and plant-parasitic (Meloidogyne incognita) nematodes using FMRFa and FMRFa-like peptides as substrates -
Masler, E.P. 2010. In vitro comparison of protease activities in preparations from free-living (Panagrellus redivivus) and plant-parasitic (Meloidogyne incognita) nematodes using FMRFa and FMRFa-like peptides as substrates. Journal of Helminthology. 84(4):425-433.
Effects of benzyl isothiocyanate on the reproduction of Meloidogyne incognita on Glycine max and Capsicum annuum -
Masler, E.P., Zasada, I.A., Sardanelli, S., Rogers, S.T., Halbrendt, J.M. 2010. Effects of benzyl isothiocyanate on the reproduction of Meloidogyne incognita on Glycine max and Capsicum annuum. Nematology. 12(5):693-699.
Behavioral Response of Meloidogyne incognita to Benzyl Isothiocyanate -
Zasada, I.A., Masler, E.P., Rogers, S.T., Halbrendt, J.M. 2009. Behavioral response of Meloidogyne incognita to benzyl isothiocyanate. Nematology. 11:603-610.
Behavioral Response of Meloidogyne incognita to Benzyl Isothiocyanate -
Zasada, I.A., Masler, E.P., Halbrendt, J.M. 2008. Behavioral Response of Meloidogyne incognita to Benzyl Isothiocyanate. International Biofumigation Symposium.
Differential behavioral responses of two plant-parasitic nematodes to biogenic amines -
Masler, E.P. 2008. Responses of Heterodera glycines and Meloidogyne incognita to exogenously applied biogenic amines. Nematology. 10:911-917.
Invertebrate Neuropeptides -
Masler, E.P. 2008. Invertebrate Neuropeptides. In: Meyers, R.A., editor. Neurobiology. From Molecular Basis to Disease. Vol. 1. Weinheim: Wiley-VCH Verlag. p. 257-271.
Clove oil and fungus compounds: Can nematode suppression be achieved without phytotoxicity? -
Meyer, S.L., Lakshman, D.K., Zasada, I.A., Vinyard, B.T., Chitwood, D.J., Shemshura, O.N., Bekmakhanova, N.E., Mazunina, M.N., Yeskalieva, B.K., Masler, E.P. 2007. Clove oil and fungus compounds: Can nematode suppression be achieved without phytotoxicity [abstract]? Journal of Nematology. 39:92.
Digestion of FMRFamide and nematode FMRFamide-like peptides (nematode FLPs) by the soluble fraction from Panagrellus redivivus homogenate -
Masler, E.P. 2008. Digestion of invertebrate neuropeptides by preparations from the free-living nematode Panagrellus redivivus. Journal of Helminthology. 82:279-285.
Stability of Heterodera glycines (Tylenchida: Heteroderidae) juvenile hatching from eggs obtained from different sources of soybean, Glycine max. -
Masler, E.P., Donald, P.A., Sardanelli, S.S. 2008. Stability of Heterodera glycines (Tylenchida: Heteroderidae) juvenile hatching from eggs obtained from different sources of soybean, Glycine max. Nematology. 10(2):271-278.
HATCHING BEHAVIOR IN HETERODERA GLYCINES IN RESPONSE TO LOW TEMPERATURE -
Masler, E.P., Zasada, I.A., Sardanelli, S. 2008. Hatching behavior in Heterodera glycines in response to low temperature. Comparative Parasitology. 75(1):76-81.
INFLUENCE OF COMPONENTS OF GLOBODERA ROSTOCHIENSIS CYSTS ON THE IN VITRO HATCH OF SECOND-STAGE JUVENILES -
Pridannikov, M.V., Petelina, G.G., Palchuk, M.V., Masler, E.P., Dzhavakhiya, V.G. 2007. Influence of components of Globodera rostochiensis cysts on the in vitro hatch of second-stage juveniles. Nematology. 9(6):837-844.
RESPONSES OF HETERODERA GLYCINES AND MELOIDOGYNE INCOGNITA TO EXOGENOUSLY APPLIED NEUROMODULATORS -
Masler, E.P. 2007. Responses of Heterodera glycines and Meloidogyne incognita to exogenously applied neuromodulators. Journal of Helminthology. 81:421-427.
CHARACTERIZATION OF AMINOPEPTIDASE IN THE FREE-LIVING NEMATODE PANAGRELLUS REDIVIVUS: SUBCELLULAR DISTRIBUTION AND POSSIBLE ROLE IN NEUROPEPTIDE METABOLISM -
Masler, E.P. 2007. Characterization of aminopeptidase in the free-living nematode Panagrellus redivivus: subcellular distribution and possible role in neuropeptide metabolism. Journal of Nematology. 39(2):153-160.
FREE-LIVING NEMATODE PEPTIDES -
Masler, E.P. 2006. Free-living nematode peptides. In A. Kastin, ed. Handbook of Biologically Active Peptides. New York: Academic Press. pp. 247-253.
MANIPULATION OF HATCHING BEHAVIOR IN HETERODERA GLYCINES THROUGH EXPOSURE TO LOW TEMPERATURE -
Masler, E.P., Zasada, I.A., Sardanelli, S. 2005. Manipulation of hatching behavior in heterodera glycines through exposure to low temperature. Journal of Nematology 37: 380.
Changes in FaRP-like peptide levels during development of eggs from the plant-parasitic cyst nematode, Heterodera glycines -
Masler, E.P. 2005. Changes in farp-like peptide levels during development of eggs from the plant-parasitic cyst nematode, heterodera glycines. Journal of Helminthology 80(1):53-58.
MANIPULATION OF HATCHING BEHAVIOR IN HETERODERA GLYCINES THROUGH EXPOSURE TO LOW TEMPERATURE -
Masler, E.P., Zasada, I.A., Sardanelli, S. 2005. Manipulation of hatching behavior in Heterodera glycines through exposure to low temperature [abstract]. Journal of Nematology. 37:380.
Molecular Characterization of aldolase from Heterodera Glycines and Globodera rostochiensis -
Kovaleva, E.S., Masler, E.P., Subbotin, S.A., Chitwood, D.J. 2005. Molecular Characterization of Aldolase from Heterodera glycines and Globodera Rostochiensis. Journal of Nematology. 37:292-296.
MOLECULAR CHARACTERIZATION OF THE ACTIN GENE FROM CYST NEMATODES IN COMPARISON WITH THOSE FROM OTHER NEMATODES -
Kovaleva, E.S., Subbotin, S.A., Masler, E.P., Chitwood, D.J. 2005. Molecular characterization of the actin gene from cyst nematodes in comparison with those from other nematodes. Comparative Parasitology. 72(1): 39-49.
INVERTEBRATE NEUROPEPTIDES -
Masler, E.P. 2005. Invertebrate neuropeptides. Encyclopedia of Molecular Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine. 2nd edition. ed. R. A. Meyers. 9:167-181.
INHIBITION AND RESTORATION OF EGG HATCH IN HETERODERA GLYCINES -
AN ALDOLASE GENE FROM THE CYST NEMATODES HETERODERA GLYCINES AND GLOBODERA ROSTOCHIENSIS -
Masler, E.P., Chitwood, D.J., Kovaleva, E.S. 2003. An aldolase gene from the cyst nematodes heterodera glycines and globodera rostochiensis. J. Nematology 35: 352.
A NOVEL MATRIX METALLOPROTEINASE FROM THE SOYBEAN CYST NEMATODE, HETERODERA GLYCINES -
Kovaleva, E. S., Masler, E. P., Skantar, A. M., Chitwood, D. J. 2004. A novel matrix metalloproteinase from the soybean cyst nematode Heterodera glycines. Molecular & Biochemical Parasitology 136: 109-112.
COMPARISON OF ALANINE AMINOPEPTIDASE ACTIVITIES IN HETERODERA GLYCINES AND CAENORHABDITIS ELEGANS -
Masler, E.P. 2004. Comparison of alanine aminopeptidase activites in Heterodera glycines and Caenorhabditis elegans. Nematology 6: 223-229.
HEAT SHOCK PROTEINS 70 IN HETERODERA GLYCINES -
Kovaleva, E.S., Masler, E.P., Sardanelli, S.S., Chitwood, D.J. 2003. Heat shock proteins 70 in heterodera glycines. J. Nematol. 35(3): 348. 2003.
PANAGRELLUS REDIVIVUS AS A MOLECULAR MODEL FOR CYST NEMATODES -
Kovaleva, E.S., Kromina, K.A., Girsova, N.V., Masler, E.P., Dzhavakhiya, V.G., Chitwood, D.J. 2003. Panagrellus redivivus as a molecular model for cyst nematodes. J. Nematol. 35(3): 348. 2003.
METABOLISM OF AN INSECT NEUROPEPTIDE BY THE NEMATODE C. ELEGANS -
IN VITRO METABOLISM OF AN INSECT NEUROPEPTIDE BY HOMOGENATES OF THE NEMATODE CAENORHABDITIS ELEGANS -
Masler, E. P. 2003. In vitro metabolism of an insect neuropeptide by homogenates of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. Journal of Helminthology 77: 43-48.
A POLYCLONAL ANTISERUM THAT RECOGNIZES THE MAJOR FEMALE-SPECIFIC PROTEINS, VITELLOGENINS, IN THE SOYBEAN CYST NEMATODE HETERODERA GLYCINES -
Masler, E. P. 2002. A polyclonal antiserum that recognizes the major female-specific proteins, vitellogenins, in the soybean cyst nematode Heterodera glycines. International Journal of Nematology 12: 119-124.
HUMAN PROPROTEIN CONVERTASE 2 HOMOLOGUE FROM A PLANT NEMATODE: CLONING, CHARACTERIZATION AND COMPARISON WITH OTHER SPECIES -
AMINOPEPTIDASE-LIKE ACTIVITIES IN CAENORHABDITIS ELEGANS AND THE SOYBEAN CYST NEMATODE HETERODERA GLYCINES -
CLONING AND CHARACTERIZATION OF CDNA ENCODING THE FIRST PC2-LIKE PROPEPTIDECONVERTASE OF THE PLANT PARASITIC NEMATODE HETERODERA GLYCINES -
CLONING AND CHARACTERIZATION OF PLANT PARASITIC NEMATODE HETERODERA GLYCINES GENES BY USING CAENORHABIDITIS ELEGANS GENOME INFORMATION -
AMINOPEPTIDASES IN CAENORHABDITIS ELEGANS AND PANAGRELLUS REDIVIVUS: DETECTION USING PEPTIDE AND NON-PEPTIDE SUBSTRATES -
Masler, E. P. 2002. Aminopeptidases in Caenorhabditis elegans and Panagrellus redivivus: detection using peptide and non-peptide substrates. Journal of Helminthology 76: 45-52.
AMINOPEPTIDASES IN PARASITIC AND NON-PARASITIC NEMATODES -
DISTRIBUTION OF AMINOPEPTIDASE ACTIVITY IN PREPARATIONS OF THE SOYBEAN CYSTNEMATODE, HETERODERA GLYCINES -
COMPARISON OF FARP IMMUNOREACTIVITY IN FREE-LIVING NEMATODES AND IN THE PLANT-PARASITIC NEMATODE HETERODERA GLYCINES -
RESEARCH ON THE SOYBEAN CYST NEMATODE AT THE NEMATOLOGY LABORATORY OF THE U. S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AT BELTSVILLE, MARYLAND -
DETECTION AND PARTIAL CHARACTERIZATION OF EGG PROTEINS FROM HETERODERA GLYCINES -
FMRFAMIDE-LIKE IMMUNOACTIVITY IN THE SOYBEAN CYST NEMATODE, HETERODERA GLYCINES -
INHIBITION OF LARVAL GROWTH IN THE GYPSY MOTH LYMANTRIA DISPAR BY VENOM FROM THE PARASITIC WASP, MICROBRACON HEBETOR -
SOYBEAN CYST NEMATODE RESEARCH AT THE NEMATOLOGY LABORATORY OF THE U. S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AT BELTSVILLE, MARYLAND -
FMRFAMIDE-LIKE IMMUNOREACTIVITY IN HETERODERA GLYCINES: CHANGES DURING DEVELOPMENT AND COMPARISON WITH CAENORHABDITIS ELEGANS AND PANAGRELLUS REDIVIVUS -
A COMPETITIVE ELISA FOR THE DETECTION AND QUANTIFICATION OF FMRFAMIDE-LIKE PEPTIDES IN FREE-LIVING AND PARASITIC NEMATODES -
REGULATION OF OVARIAN ECDYSTEROID PRODUCTION IN THE HOUSEFLY, MUSCA DOMESTICA -
NEURALLY-DERIVED FACTORS WHICH AFFECT IN VITRO ECDYSTEROID PRODUCTION BY PROTHORACIC GLANDS OF THE GYPSY MOTH, LYMANTRIA DISPAR--POSSIBLE DEVELOPMENTAL REGULATORS -
BROTEOLYTIC ACTIVITY IN LEPIDOPTERANS: POTENTIAL FOR REGULATORY AGENT DEVELOPMENT -
THE DISTRIBUTION OF PBAN (PHEROMONE BIOSYNTHESIS ACTIVATING NEUROPEPTIDE)- LIKE IMMUNOREACTIVITY IN THE NERVOUS SYSTEM OF THE GYPSY MOTH, LYMANTRIA DISPAR -
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