Transcriptome pyrosequencing of the parasitoid wasp Cotesia vestalis: genes involved in the antennal odorant-sensory system.

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Osamu Nishimura ; Carla Brillada ; Shigenobu Yazawa ; Massimo E Maffei ; Gen-ichiro Arimura
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 7, issue 11 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3511342, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0050664
  • Subject: Research Article | Biology | Veterinary Science | Neuroscience | Animal Behavior | Chemical Ecology | Transcriptomes | Olfactory System | Medicine | Q | Ecology | R | Entomology | Science | Genome Analysis Tools | Genomics | Sensory Systems | Animal Management | Zoology
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Cotesia vestalis is an endoparasitic wasp that attacks larvae of the diamondback moth (Plutella xylostella), a herbivore of cruciferous plants. Females of C. vestalis use herbivore-induced plant odorants released from plants infested by P. xylostella as a host-searching... View more
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