Glutathione S-Transferase of Brown Planthoppers (Nilaparvata lugens) Is Essential for Their Adaptation to Gramine-Containing Host Plants

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Xiao-Qin Sun; Mao-Xin Zhang; Jing-Ya Yu; Yu Jin; Bing Ling; Jin-Ping Du; Gui-Hua Li; Qing-Ming Qin; Qing-Nian Cai;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 8,issue 5 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3659104, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0064026
  • Subject: Biotechnology | Research Article | Molecular cell biology | Integrated Control | Enzymes | Transferases | Plant Breeding | Phytochemicals | Crops | Agriculture | Ecology | Species Interactions | Plant Science | Pest Control | Enzyme Classes | Agronomy | Evolutionary Ecology | Plant Pathology | Phytochemistry | Chemistry | Biology | Enzyme Regulation | Community Ecology | Chemical Ecology | Plant Pests | Medicine | Cereals | Rice | Ecophysiology | Plant and Algal Models | Q | R | Model Organisms | Science | Biochemistry | Entomology | RNA interference | Gene expression | Zoology
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