Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

(The TQCC of Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is 10. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
Diversity and evolution of the P450 family in arthropods117
Whole genome sequence of the soybean aphid, Aphis glycines77
Role of nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunits in the mode of action of neonicotinoid, sulfoximine and spinosyn insecticides in Drosophila melanogaster46
Mutagenesis of the orco odorant receptor co-receptor impairs olfactory function in the malaria vector Anopheles coluzzii41
Impact of high-fat diet on lifespan, metabolism, fecundity and behavioral senescence in Drosophila40
QTL mapping using microsatellite linkage reveals target-site mutations associated with high levels of resistance against three mitochondrial complex II inhibitors in Tetranychus urticae38
Genome editing in the fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda: Multiple sgRNA/Cas9 method for identification of knockouts in one generation37
Functional analysis of ecdysteroid biosynthetic enzymes of the rice planthopper, Nilaparvata lugens34
Evaluation of five candidate receptors for three Bt toxins in the beet armyworm using CRISPR-mediated gene knockouts33
Coordinative mediation of the response to alarm pheromones by three odorant binding proteins in the green peach aphid Myzus persicae33
CRISPR/Cas9 mediated ryanodine receptor I4790M knockin confers unequal resistance to diamides in Plutella xylostella33
Multiple target-site mutations occurring in lepidopterans confer resistance to diamide insecticides32
lincRNA_Tc13743.2-miR-133-5p-TcGSTm02 regulation pathway mediates cyflumetofen resistance in Tetranychus cinnabarinus32
Identification of a double-stranded RNA-degrading nuclease influencing both ingestion and injection RNA interference efficiency in the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum32
Yellow-g and Yellow-g2 proteins are required for egg desiccation resistance and temporal pigmentation in the Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictus31
Transgenic expression of antimicrobial peptides from black soldier fly enhance resistance against entomopathogenic bacteria in the silkworm, Bombyx mori31
Comparative analysis of the detoxification gene inventory of four major Spodoptera pest species in response to xenobiotics30
Overexpression of UDP-glucuronosyltransferase and cytochrome P450 enzymes confers resistance to sulfoxaflor in field populations of the aphid, Myzus persicae29
Gene editing reveals obligate and modulatory components of the CO2 receptor complex in the malaria vector mosquito, Anopheles coluzzii28
CRISPR/Cas9 mutagenesis abolishes odorant-binding protein BdorOBP56f-2 and impairs the perception of methyl eugenol in Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel)28
Involvement of GOBP2 in the perception of a sex pheromone component in both larval and adult Spodoptera litura revealed using CRISPR/Cas9 mutagenesis27
Pyrethroid metabolism by eleven Helicoverpa armigera P450s from the CYP6B and CYP9A subfamilies27
A review of the molecular mechanisms of acaricide resistance in mites and ticks27
Regulation of antimicrobial peptides by juvenile hormone and its receptor, Methoprene-tolerant, in the mosquito Aedes aegypti25
Heterogeneity of midgut cells and their differential responses to blood meal ingestion by the mosquito, Aedes aegypti25
A novel paperclip double-stranded RNA structure demonstrates clathrin-independent uptake in the mosquito Aedes aegypti25
Genomic and transcriptomic analyses in Drosophila suggest that the ecdysteroid kinase-like (EcKL) gene family encodes the ‘detoxification-by-phosphorylation’ enzymes of insects24
Mechanism of threshold size assessment: Metamorphosis is triggered by the TGF-beta/Activin ligand Myoglianin22
Characterization of a specific odorant receptor for linalool in the Chinese citrus fly Bactrocera minax (Diptera: Tephritidae)22
The involvement of insulin/ToR signaling pathway in reproductive performance of Rhodnius prolixus22
Comparative genomic analysis of C-type lectin-domain genes in seven holometabolous insect species21
MicroRNA-277 regulates dopa decarboxylase to control larval-pupal and pupal-adult metamorphosis of Helicoverpa armigera21
Identification and profiling of Bactrocera dorsalis microRNAs and their potential roles in regulating the developmental transitions of egg hatching, molting, pupation and adult eclosion21
A whole transcriptomic approach provides novel insights into the molecular basis of organophosphate and pyrethroid resistance in Anopheles arabiensis from Ethiopia21
Insect alarm pheromones in response to predators: Ecological trade-offs and molecular mechanisms21
The molecular mechanisms of insecticide resistance in aphid crop pests20
circEgg regulates histone H3K9me3 by sponging bmo-miR-3391–5p and encoding circEgg-P122 protein in the silkworm, Bombyx mori20
A haploid diamondback moth (Plutella xylostella L.) genome assembly resolves 31 chromosomes and identifies a diamide resistance mutation20
Contribution of odorant binding proteins to olfactory detection of (Z)-11-hexadecenal in Helicoverpa armigera18
Involvement of CYP2 and mitochondrial clan P450s of Helicoverpa armigera in xenobiotic metabolism18
Digestion-related proteins in the tobacco hornworm, Manduca sexta17
Candidate genetic determinants of intraspecific variation in pea aphid susceptibility to RNA interference17
Metabolomics and transcriptomics of pheromone biosynthesis in an aggressive forest pest Ips typographus17
Iron binding and release properties of transferrin-1 from Drosophila melanogaster and Manduca sexta: Implications for insect iron homeostasis17
Factors that regulate expression patterns of insulin-like peptides and their association with physiological and metabolic traits in Drosophila17
Identification and characterization of highly active promoters from the fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda16
Beyond the eye: Kynurenine pathway impairment causes midgut homeostasis dysfunction and survival and reproductive costs in blood-feeding mosquitoes16
Circadian transcription factors differentially regulate features of the adult overwintering diapause in the Northern house mosquito, Culex pipiens16
A look into Colorado potato beetle lipid metabolism through the lens of lipid storage droplet proteins16
Silencing of ATG6 and ATG8 promotes increased levels of triacylglycerol (TAG) in the fat body during prolonged starvation periods in the Chagas disease vector Rhodnius prolixus16
dHNF4 regulates lipid homeostasis and oogenesis in Drosophila melanogaster16
Aphid estrogen-related receptor controls glycolytic gene expression and fecundity15
Roles of the variable P450 substrate recognition sites SRS1 and SRS6 in esfenvalerate metabolism by CYP6AE subfamily enzymes in Helicoverpa armigera15
Uncyclized xanthommatin is a key ommochrome intermediate in invertebrate coloration15
Lipidome remodeling in aging normal and genetically obese Drosophila males15
Down-regulation of lysosomal protein ABCB6 increases gossypol susceptibility in Helicoverpa armigera15
Functional conservation and diversification of yellow-y in lepidopteran insects15
Systemic and mitochondrial effects of metabolic inflexibility induced by high fat diet in Drosophila melanogaster15
Sex pheromone receptors of the light brown apple moth, Epiphyas postvittana, support a second major pheromone receptor clade within the Lepidoptera15
Olfactory coding of intra- and interspecific pheromonal messages by the male Mythimna separata in North China15
Synergistic resistance of Helicoverpa armigera to Bt toxins linked to cadherin and ABC transporters mutations15
A defect in purine nucleotide metabolism in the silkworm, Bombyx mori, causes a translucent larval integument and male infertility15
Structural insight into the substrate specificity of Bombyx mori β-fructofuranosidase belonging to the glycoside hydrolase family 3215
QTL mapping suggests that both cytochrome P450-mediated detoxification and target-site resistance are involved in fenbutatin oxide resistance in Tetranychus urticae14
CRISPR/Cas9-induced vitellogenin knockout lead to incomplete embryonic development in Plutella xylostella14
Mechanisms of DEET gustation in Drosophila14
Histamine gustatory aversion in Drosophila melanogaster14
High sucrose diet induces morphological, structural and functional impairments in the renal tubules of Drosophila melanogaster: A model for studying type-2 diabetes mediated renal tubular dysfunction14
Juvenile hormone biosynthetic genes are critical for regulating reproductive diapause in the cabbage beetle14
Essential role for SNMP1 in detection of sex pheromones in Helicoverpa armigera14
Evolution of sex pheromone receptors in Dendrolimus punctatus Walker (lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae) is divergent from other moth species14
20-hydroxyecdysone regulates expression of methioninesulfoxide reductases through transcription factor FOXO in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum13
Novel glucosinolate metabolism in larvae of the leaf beetle Phaedon cochleariae13
Over-expression in cis of the midgut P450 CYP392A16 contributes to abamectin resistance in Tetranychus urticae13
Blood meal drives de novo lipogenesis in the fat body of Rhodnius prolixus13
Involvement of clathrin-dependent endocytosis in cellular dsRNA uptake in aphids13
Extracellular vesicles spread the RNA interference signal of Tribolium castaneum TcA cells13
Juvenile hormone mediates lipid storage in the oocytes of Dipetalogaster maxima13
BdorOBP69a is involved in the perception of the phenylpropanoid compound methyl eugenol in oriental fruit fly (Bactrocera dorsalis) males13
Single amino acid variations drive functional divergence of cytochrome P450s in Helicoverpa species13
Characterization of calcium signaling proteins from the fat body of the Colorado Potato Beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae): Implications for diapause and lipid metabolism13
Bt Cry1Ac resistance in Trichoplusia ni is conferred by multi-gene mutations12
Mucin family genes are essential for the growth and development of the migratory locust, Locusta migratoria12
Involvement of Methoprene-tolerant and Krüppel homolog 1 in juvenile hormone-signaling regulating the maturation of male accessory glands in the moth Agrotis ipsilon12
A history of the genetic and molecular identification of genes and their functions controlling insect sex determination12
The cytochrome P450 CYP325A is a major driver of pyrethroid resistance in the major malaria vector Anopheles funestus in Central Africa12
Endogenous viral elements integrated into the genome of the soybean aphid, Aphis glycines12
Diverse roles of phosphatidate phosphatases in insect development and metabolism12
Soybean aphids adapted to host-plant resistance by down regulating putative effectors and up regulating transposable elements12
Changes in composition and levels of hemolymph proteins during metamorphosis of Manduca sexta12
The short neuropeptide F receptor regulates olfaction-mediated foraging behavior in the oriental fruit fly Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel)12
Juvenile hormone as a causal factor for maternal regulation of diapause in a wasp12
Twenty-hydroxyecdysone produced by dephosphorylation and ecdysteroidogenesis regulates early embryonic development in the silkmoth, Bombyx mori12
Knockouts of positive and negative elements of the circadian clock disrupt photoperiodic diapause induction in the silkworm, Bombyx mori11
Orcokinin neuropeptides regulate reproduction in the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster11
MicroRNA miR-8 promotes cell growth of corpus allatum and juvenile hormone biosynthesis independent of insulin/IGF signaling in Drosophila melanogaster11
Mutation in Bombyx mori fibrohexamerin (P25) gene causes reorganization of rough endoplasmic reticulum in posterior silk gland cells and alters morphology of fibroin secretory globules in the silk gla11
Ancient origin and conserved gene function in terpene pheromone and defense evolution of stink bugs and hemipteran insects11
Krüppel homolog 1 regulates photoperiodic reproductive plasticity in the cabbage beetle Colaphellus bowringi11
Cathepsins L and B in Dysdercus peruvianus, Rhodnius prolixus, and Mahanarva fimbriolata. Looking for enzyme adaptations to digestion11
Role of neuronal and non-neuronal acetylcholine signaling in Drosophila humoral immunity11
Rational design of mimetic peptides based on the interaction between Inga laurina inhibitor and trypsins for Spodoptera cosmioides pest control11
Juvenile hormone induces methoprene-tolerant 1 phosphorylation to increase interaction with Taiman in Helicoverpa armigera10
SfABCC2 transporter extracellular loops 2 and 4 are responsible for the Cry1Fa insecticidal specificity against Spodoptera frugiperda10
Progress in the characterization of insulin-like peptides in aphids: Immunohistochemical mapping of ILP410
Wolbachia increase germ cell mitosis to enhance the fecundity of Laodelphax striatellus10
Baculovirus infection affects caterpillar chemoperception10
A nuclear receptor HR4 is essential for the formation of epidermal cuticle in the migratory locust, Locusta migratoria10
MicroRNA let-7-5p targets the juvenile hormone primary response gene Krüppel homolog 1 and regulates reproductive diapause in Galeruca daurica10
Changes in antennal gene expression underlying sensory system maturation in Rhodnius prolixus10
A knockout screen of genes expressed specifically in Ae. aegypti pupae reveals a critical role for stretchin in mosquito flight10
Knockout of the odorant receptor co-receptor, orco, impairs feeding, mating and egg-laying behavior in the fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda10
Temporal analysis of microRNAs associated with wing development in the English grain aphid, Sitobion avenae (F.) (Homoptera: Aphidiae)10
Identification of putative muscarinic acetylcholine receptor genes in Bactrocera dorsalis and functional analysis of Bdor-mAChR-B10
Cleavage activation and functional comparison of Manduca sexta serine protease homologs SPH1a, SPH1b, SPH4, and SPH101 in conjunction with SPH210
Common substitution mutation F348Y of acetylcholinesterase gene contributes to organophosphate and carbamate resistance in Cimex lectularius and C. hemipterus10
Involvement of the transcription factor E75 in adult cuticular formation in the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum10