This study investigated the performance effects of plant secondary metabolites on insect performance, and the molecular mechanisms insects use to overcome these toxins.
The effects of the acinar-specific inactivation of the Hnf6 transcription factor in pancreatic cancer as well as the correlation between PanIN progression to pancreatic cancer and HNF6 expression were studied here. Authors:
A Comparison of Co-Occuring Sexual Versus Gynogenetic Reproductive Strategies in the Sycamore Leaf Beetle, Neochlamisus platani
A comparison between sexual and gynogenetic Neochlamisus platani leaf beetles was conducted through feeding/mating choice tests.
The quantitative genetic diversity of select mitochondrial genes and population structure of Daucus carota populations was studied.
A neuropeptide found in invertebrates, the tachykinin-related peptide, caused an overall decrease in olfactory sensitivity for the American cockroach.
The goal of this work was to characterize TGF-β signaling in the tumor microenvironment.