Identification and Characterization of Pheromone Receptors and Interplay between Receptors and Pheromone Binding Proteins in the Diamondback Moth, Plutella xyllostella

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Mengjing Sun; Yang Liu; William B Walker; Chengcheng Liu; Kejian Lin; Shaohua Gu; Yongjun Zhang; Jingjiang Zhou; Guirong Wang;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 8, issue 4 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0062098, pmc: PMC3633919
  • Subject: Transmembrane Proteins | Research Article | Biology | RNA | Neuroscience | Recombinant Proteins | Chemical Ecology | Olfactory System | Medicine | Nucleic Acids | Anatomy and Physiology | Agriculture | Q | R | Ecology | Electrophysiology | DNA | Proteins | Science | Biochemistry | Sensory Systems | Pest Control | Neurophysiology | Sustainable Agriculture

Moths depend on olfactory cues such as sex pheromones to find and recognize mating partners. Pheromone receptors (PRs) and Pheromone binding proteins (PBPs) are thought to be associated with olfactory signal transduction of pheromonal compounds in peripheral olfactory r... View more
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