2017

Ephestia kuehniella tolerance to Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Aa is associated with reduced oligomer formation. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 482: 808-813.

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Chakroun, M., S. Sellami, J. Ferré, S. Tounsi, and S. Rouis


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Novel RNA viruses producing simultaneous covert infections in Ceratitis capitata. Correlations between viral titers and host fitness, and implications for SIT programs. J Invertebr Pathol 143: 50-60.

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Llopis-Giménez, A., R. María González, A. Millán-Leiva, M. Catalá, E. Llacer, A. Urbaneja, and S. Herrero.


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2016

Midgut microbiota and host immunocompetence underlie Bacillus thuringiensis killing mechanism. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 113: 9486-9491.

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Caccia, S., I. Di Lelio, A. La Storia, A. Marinelli, P. Varricchio, E. Franzetti, N. Banyuls, G. Tettamanti, M. Casartelli, B. Giordana, J. Ferré, S. Gigliotti, D. Ercolini, and F. Pennacchio.


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Characterization of the resistance to Vip3Aa in Helicoverpa armigera from Australia and the role of midgut processing and receptor binding. Scientific reports 6: 24311.

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Chakroun, M., N. Banyuls, T. Walsh, S. Downes, B. James, and J. Ferré.


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Correction for Chakroun et al., Bacterial vegetative insecticidal proteins (Vip) from entomopathogenic bacteria. Microbiol Mol Biol Rev 80: iii.

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Chakroun, M., N. Banyuls, Y. Bel, B. Escriche, and J. Ferré.


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Bacterial vegetative insecticidal proteins (Vip) from entomopathogenic bacteria. Microbiol Mol Biol Rev 80: 329-350.

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Chakroun, M., N. Banyuls, Y. Bel, B. Escriche, and J. Ferré.


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Gasmin (BV2-5), a polydnaviral-acquired gene in Spodoptera exigua. Trade-off in the defense against bacterial and viral infections. Dev Comp Immunol 56: 37-45.

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Gasmi, L., A. K. Jakubowska, and S. Herrero.


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Insecticidal spectrum and mode of action of the Bacillus thuringiensis Vip3Ca insecticidal protein. J Invertebr Pathol.

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Gomis-Cebolla, J., I. Ruiz de Escudero, N. M. Vera-Velasco, P. Hernández-Martínez, C. S. Hernández-Rodríguez, T. Ceballos, L. Palma, B. Escriche, P. Caballero, and J. Ferré.


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Novel Mutations in the voltage-gated sodium channel of pyrethroid-resistant Varroa destructor populations from the Southeastern USA. PLoS One 11: e0155332.

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González-Cabrera, J., S. Rodríguez-Vargas, T. G. Davies, L. M. Field, D. Schmehl, J. D. Ellis, K. Krieger, and M. S. Williamson.


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Unshared binding sites for Bacillus thuringiensis Cry3Aa and Cry3Ca proteins in the weevil Cylas puncticollis (Brentidae). Toxicon 122: 50-53.

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Hernández-Martínez, P., N. M. Vera-Velasco, and B. Escriche.


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Susceptibility, mechanisms of response and resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis toxins in Spodoptera spp. Curr Opin Insect Sci 15: 89-96.

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Herrero, S., Y. Bel, P. Hernández-Martínez, and J. Ferré.


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Iflavirus increases its infectivity and physical stability in association with baculovirus. PeerJ 4: e1687.

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Jakubowska, A. K., R. Murillo, A. Carballo, T. Williams, J. W. M. van Lent, P. Caballero, and S. Herrero.


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A novel baculovirus-derived promoter with high activity in the baculovirus expression system. PeerJ 4: e2183.

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Martínez-Solís, M., S. Gómez-Sebastian, J. M. Escribano, A. K. Jakubowska, and S. Herrero.


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Susceptibility of Grapholita molesta (Busck, 1916) to formulations of Bacillus thuringiensis, individual toxins and their mixtures. J Invertebr Pathol 141: 1-5.

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Ricietto, A. P., J. Gomis-Cebolla, G. T. Vilas-Boas, and J. Ferré.


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2015

Dissimilar Regulation of Antimicrobial Proteins in the Midgut of Spodoptera exigua Larvae Challenged with Bacillus thuringiensis Toxins or Baculovirus. PLoS ONE 10: e0125991.

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Crava, C. M., A. K. Jakubowska, B. Escriche, S. Herrero, and Y. Bel


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Binding analysis of Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1 proteins in the sugarcane borer, Diatraea saccharalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). J Invertebr Pathol 127: 32-34

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Davolos, C. C., P. Hernández-Martínez, P. C. B. Crialesi-Legori, J. A. Desiderio, J. Ferré, B. Escriche, and M. V. F. Lemos..


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Recurrent Domestication by Lepidoptera of Genes from Their Parasites Mediated by Bracoviruses. PLoS Genet 11: e1005470.

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Gasmi, L., H. Boulain, J. Gauthier, A. Hua-Van, K. Musset, A. K. Jakubowska, J. M. Aury, A. N. Volkoff, E. Huguet, S. Herrero, and J. M. Drezen


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In search of pathogens: transcriptome-based identification of viral sequences from the pine processionary moth (Thaumetopoea pityocampa). Viruses 7: 456-479.

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Jakubowska, A. K., R. Nalcacioglu, A. Millán-Leiva, A. Sanz-Carbonell, H. Muratoglu, S. Herrero, and Z. Demirbag..


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A single type of cadherin is involved in Bacillus thuringiensis toxicity in Plutella xylostella. Insect Mol Biol 24: 624-633.

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Park, Y., S. Herrero, and Y. Kim.


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Digestive proteases in bodies and faeces of the two-spotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae. J Insect Physiol 78: 69-77

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Martínez-Solís, M., S. Gómez-Sebastian, J. M. Escribano, A. K. Jakubowska, and S. Herrero.


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2014

Proteolytic processing of Bacillus thuringiensis Vip3A proteins by two Spodoptera species. Journal of Insect Physiology 67: 76-84.

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Caccia, S., M. Chakroun, K. Vinokurov, and J. Ferré..


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In vivo and in vitro binding of Vip3Aa to Spodoptera frugiperda midgut and characterization of binding sites by 125I-radiolabeling. Appl Environ Microbiol 80: 6258-6265.

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Chakroun, M., and J. Ferré..


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Susceptibility to Cry proteins of a Spanish Ostrinia nubilalis glasshouse population repeatedly sprayed with Bacillus thuringiensis formulations. Journal of Applied Entomology 138: 78-86.

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Crava, C. M., Y. Bel, J. Ferré, and B. Escriche.


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Shared binding sites for the Bacillus thuringiensis proteins Cry3Bb, Cry3Ca, and Cry7Aa in the African sweet potato pest Cylas puncticollis (Brentidae). Appl Environ Microbiol 80: 7545-7550.

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Hernández-Martínez, P., N. Mara Vera-Velasco, M. Martínez-Solís, M. Ghislain, J. Ferré, and B. Escriche.


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Different binding sites for Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ba and Cry9Ca proteins in the European corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis (Hubner). J Invertebr Pathol 120: 1-3.

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Hernández-Martínez, P., C. S. Hernández-Rodríguez, J. Van Rie, B. Escriche, and J. Ferré.


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Simultaneous occurrence of covert infections with small RNA viruses in the lepidopteran Spodoptera exigua. . J Invertebr Pathol 121: 56-63.

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Jakubowska, A. K., M. D'Angiolo, R. M. González-Martínez, A. Millán-Leiva, A. Carballo, R. Murillo, P. Caballero, and S. Herrero.


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Synergism and antagonism between Bacillus thuringiensis Vip3A and Cry1 proteins in Heliothis virescens, Diatraea saccharalis and Spodoptera frugiperda. Plos One 9: e107196.

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Lemes, A. R. N., C. C. Davolos, P. C. B. C. Legori, O. A. Fernandes, J. Ferré, M. V. F. Lemos, and J. A. Desiderio.


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Predictive 3D modelling of the interactions of pyrethroids with the voltage-gated sodium channels of ticks and mites. Pest Manag Sci 70: 369-377.

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O'Reilly, A. O., M. S. Williamson, J. González-Cabrera, A. Turberg, L. M. Field, B. A. Wallace, and T. G. Davies.


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ABCC transporters mediate insect resistance to multiple Bt toxins revealed by bulk segregant analysis. Bmc Biology 12: 46.

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Park, Y., R. M. González-Martínez, G. Navarro-Cerrillo, M. Chakroun, Y. Kim, P. Ziarsolo, J. Blanca, J. Canizares, J. Ferré, and S. Herrero.


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A screening of five Bacillus thuringiensis Vip3A proteins for their activity against lepidopteran pests. J Invertebr Pathol 117: 51-55.

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Ruiz de Escudero, I., N. Banyuls, Y. Bel, M. Maeztu, B. Escriche, D. Muñoz, P. Caballero, and J. Ferré.


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Natural populations of Spodoptera exigua are infected by multiple viruses that are transmitted to their offspring. J Invertebr Pathol 122: 22-27.

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Virto, C., D. Navarro, M. M. Tellez, S. Herrero, T. Williams, R. Murillo, and P. Caballero.


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2013

Comprehensive Analysis of Gene Expression Profiles of the Beet Armyworm Spodoptera exigua Larvae Challenged with Bacillus thuringiensis Vip3Aa Toxin. PLoS ONE 8: e81927. PM:24312604.

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Bel, Y., A. K. Jakubowska, J. Costa, S. Herrero, and B. Escriche.


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The sf32 unique gene of Spodoptera frugiperda multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus (SfMNPV) is a non-essential gene that could be involved in nucleocapsid organization in occlusion-derived virions. PLoS.ONE. 8: e77683.

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Beperet, I., G. Barrera, O. Simon, T. Williams, M. López-Ferber, L. Gasmi, S. Herrero, and P. Caballero.


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Quantitative genetic analysis of Cry1Ab tolerance in Ostrinia nubilalis Spanish populations. J Invertebr Pathol 113: 220-227.

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Crava, C. M., G. P. Farinos, Y. Bel, P. Castañera, and B. Escriche.


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Midgut aminopeptidase N isoforms from Ostrinia nubilalis: Activity characterization and differential binding to Cry1Ab and Cry1Fa proteins from Bacillus thuringiensis. Insect Biochem Mol Biol 43: 924-935.

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Crava, C. M., Y. Bel, A. K. Jakubowska, J. Ferré, and B. Escriche.


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An amino acid substitution (L925V) associated with resistance to pyrethroids in Varroa destructor. PLoS ONE 8: e82941.

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González-Cabrera, J., T. G. E. Davies, L. M. Field, P. J. Kennedy, and M. S. Williamson.


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Resistance to Bt maize in Mythimna unipuncta (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) is mediated by alteration in Cry1Ab protein activation. Insect Biochem Mol Biol 43: 635-643.

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González-Cabrera, J., M. García, P. Hernández-Crespo, G. P. Farinós, F. Ortego, and P. Castañera.


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Insecticidal activity of Vip3Aa, Vip3Ad, Vip3Ae, and Vip3Af from Bacillus thuringiensis against lepidopteran corn pests. J Invertebr Pathol 113: 78-81.

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Hernández-Martínez, P., C. S. Hernández-Rodríguez, J. Van Rie, B. Escriche, and J. Ferré.


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Shared midgut binding sites for Cry1A.105, Cry1Aa, Cry1Ab, Cry1Ac and Cry1Fa proteins from Bacillus thuringiensis in two important corn pests, Ostrinia nubilalis and Spodoptera frugiperda. Plos One 8: e68164.

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Hernández-Rodríguez, C. S., P. Hernández-Martínez, J. Van Rie, B. Escriche, and J. Ferré.


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Encapsulation of the Bacillus thuringiensis secretable toxins Vip3Aa and Cry1Ia in Pseudomonas fluorescens. Biological Control 66: 159-165.

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Hernández-Rodríguez, C. S., I. Ruiz de Escudero, A. C. Asensio, J. Ferré, and P. Caballero.


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Increase in gut microbiota after immune suppression in baculovirus-infected larvae. PLoS.Pathog. 9: e1003379.

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Jakubowska, A. K., H. Vogel, and S. Herrero.


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A new gene superfamily of pathogen-response (repat) genes in Lepidoptera: Classification and expression analysis. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology B-Biochemistry & Molecular Biology 164: 10-17.

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Navarro-Cerrillo, G., P. Hernández-Martínez, H. Vogel, J. Ferré, and S. Herrero.


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Biology, ecology and management of the South American tomato pinworm, Tuta absoluta, pp. 98-125. In J. E. Pena (ed.), Potential invasive pests of agricultural crops. Cabi, Wallingford.

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Urbaneja, A., N. Desneux, R. Gabarra, J. Arno, J. González-Cabrera, A. Mafra Neto, L. Stoltman, A. d. S. Pinto, and J. R. P. Parra.


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2012

Association of Cry1Ac toxin resistance in Helicoverpa zea (Boddie) with increased alkaline phosphatase levels in the midgut lumen. Appl Environ Microbiol 78: 5690-5698.

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Caccia, S., W. J. Moar, J. Chandrashekhar, C. Oppert, K. J. Anilkumar, J. L. Jurat-Fuentes, and J. Ferré.


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Lack of Cry1Fa binding to the midgut brush border membrane in a resistant colony of Plutella xylostella moths with a mutation in the ABCC2 locus. Appl Environ Microbiol 78: 6759-6761.

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Hernández-Martínez, P., C. S. Hernández-Rodríguez, V. Krishnan, N. Crickmore, B. Escriche, and J. Ferré.


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Specific binding of radiolabeled Cry1Fa insecticidal protein from Bacillus thuringiensis to midgut sites in lepidopteran species. Appl Environ Microbiol 78: 4048-4050.

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Hernández-Rodríguez, C. S., P. Hernández-Martínez, J. Van Rie, B. Escriche, and J. Ferré..


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Genome sequence of SeIV-1, a novel virus from the Iflaviridae family infective to Spodoptera exigua. J Invertebr Pathol 109: 127-133.

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Millan-Leiva, A., A. K. Jakubowska, J. Ferré, and S. Herrero.


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Functional interactions between members of the REPAT family of insect pathogen-induced proteins. Insect Molecular Biology 21: 335-342.

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Navarro-Cerrillo, G., J. Ferré, R. A. de Maagd, and S. Herrero..


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Vip3C, a novel class of vegetative insecticidal proteins from Bacillus thuringiensis. Appl Environ Microbiol 78: 7163-7165.

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Palma, L., C. S. Hernández-Rodríguez, M. Maeztu, P. Hernández-Martínez, I. Ruiz de Escudero, B. Escriche, D. Munoz, J. Van Rie, J. Ferré, and P. Caballero.


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The transcriptome of Spodoptera exigua larvae exposed to different types of microbes. Insect Biochem Mol Biol 42: 557-570.

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Pascual, L., A. K. Jakubowska, J. M. Blanca, J. Canizares, J. Ferré, G. Gloeckner, H. Vogel, and S. Herrero.


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Prospects for the biological control of Tuta absoluta in tomatoes of the Mediterranean basin. Pest Manag Sci 68: 1215-1222.

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Urbaneja, A., J. González-Cabrera, J. Arnó, and R. Gabarra.


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Pdl1 is a putative lipase that enhances Photorhabdus toxin complex secretion. PLoS Pathog 8: e1002692.

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Yang, G., C. S. Hernández-Rodríguez, M. L. Beeton, P. Wilkinson, R. H. Ffrench-Constant, and N. R. Waterfield.


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Efficacy of sulphur on Tuta absoluta and its side effects on the predator Nesidiocoris tenuis. Journal of Applied Entomology 136: 401-409.

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Zappalà, L., G. Siscaro, A. Biondi, O. Mollá, J. González-Cabrera, and A. Urbaneja.


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2011

Occurrence, characterization and insecticidal activity of Bacillus thuringiensis strains isolated from argan fields in Morocco. Environmental Technology 32: 1383-1391.

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Aboussaid, H., J. C. Vidal-Quist, K. Oufdou, S. El Messoussi, P. Castañera, and J. González-Cabrera.


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Quantitative real-time PCR with SYBR Green detection to assess gene duplication in insects: Study of gene dosage in Drosophila melanogaster (Diptera) and in Ostrinia nubilalis (Lepidoptera). BMC Res Notes 4: 84.

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Bel, Y., J. Ferré, and B. Escriche.


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Cross-resistance and mechanism of resistance to Cry1Ab toxin from Bacillus thuringiensis in a field-derived strain of European corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis. J Invertebr Pathol 107: 185-192.

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Crespo, A. L. B., A. Rodrigo-Simón, H. A. A. Siqueira, E. J. G. Pereira, J. Ferré, and B. D. Siegfried.


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Efficacy of Bacillus thuringiensis (Berliner) in controlling the tomato borer, Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae). Biocontrol 56: 71-80.

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González-Cabrera, J., O. Mollá, H. Montón, and A. Urbaneja.


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Proteolytic processing of Bacillus thuringiensis Cry3Ca toxin by different protease digestion treatments. IOBC/wprs Bulletin 66: 79-82.

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Martínez-Solis, M., P. Hernández-Martínez, and B. Escriche..


The combined use of Bacillus thuringiensis and Nesidiocoris tenuis against the tomato borer Tuta absoluta. Biocontrol 56: 883-891.

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Mollá, O., J. González-Cabrera, and A. Urbaneja


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Activity of Cyt1Aa protein from Bacillus thuringiensis (Berliner) subsp. israelensis against the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann). IOBC WPRS Bulletin 62: 234.

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Vidal-Quist, J. C., A. Urbaneja, P. Castañera, and J. González-Cabrera.


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2010

Binding site alteration is responsible for field-isolated resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis Cry2A insecticidal proteins in two Helicoverpa species. Plos One 5: e9975.

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Caccia, S., C. S. Hernández-Rodríguez, R. J. Mahon, S. Downes, W. James, N. Bautsoens, J. Van Rie, and J. Ferré


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Study of the aminopeptidase N gene family in the lepidopterans Ostrinia nubilalis (Hubner) and Bombyx mori (L.): sequences, mapping and expression. Insect Biochem Mol Biol 40: 506-515.

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Crava, C. M., Y. Bel, S. F. Lee, B. Manachini, D. G. Heckel, and B. Escriche.


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Biological invasion of European tomato crops by Tuta absoluta: ecology, geographic expansion and prospects for biological control. Journal of Pest Science 83: 197-215.

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Desneux, N., E. Wajnberg, K. A. G. Wyckhuys, G. Burgio, S. Arpaia, C. A. Narvaez-Vásquez, J. González-Cabrera, D. C. Ruescas, E. Tabone, J. Frandon, J. Pizzol, C. Poncet, T. Cabello, and A. Urbaneja


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Constitutive activation of the midgut response to Bacillus thuringiensis in Bt-resistant Spodoptera exigua. Plos One 5.

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Hernández-Martínez, P., G. Navarro-Cerrillo, S. Caccia, R. A. de Maagd, W. J. Moar, J. Ferré, B. Escriche, and S. Herrero.


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Increase in midgut microbiota load induces an apparent immune priming and increases tolerance to Bacillus thuringiensis. Environmental Microbiology 12: 2730-2737.

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Hernández-Martínez, P., B. Naseri, G. Navarro-Cerrillo, B. Escriche, J. Ferré, and S. Herrero.


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Host-range expansion of Spodoptera exigua multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus to Agrotis segetum larvae when the midgut is bypassed. J.Gen.Virol. 91: 898-906.

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Jakubowska, A. K., D. E. Lynn, S. Herrero, J. M. Vlak, and M. M. van Oers


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Downregulation of a chitin deacetylase-like protein in response to baculovirus infection and its application for improving baculovirus infectivity. Journal of Virology 84: 2547-2555.

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Jakubowska, A. K., S. Caccia, K. H. Gordon, J. Ferré, and S. Herrero..


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RNA interference in Lepidoptera: An overview of successful and unsuccessful studies and implications for experimental design. J.Insect Physiol.

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Terenius, O., A. Papanicolaou, J. S. Garbutt, I. Eleftherianos, H. Huvenne, S. Kanginakudru, M. Albrechtsen, C. An, J. L. Aymeric, A. Barthel, P. Bebas, K. Bitra, A. Bravo, F. Chevalier, D. P. Collinge, C. M. Crava, R. A. de Maagd, B. Duvic, M. Erlandson, I. Faye, G. Felfoldi, H. Fujiwara, R. Futahashi, A. S. Gandhe, H. S. Gatehouse, L. N. Gatehouse, J. M. Giebultowicz, I. Gomez, C. J. Grimmelikhuijzen, A. T. Groot, F. Hauser, D. G. Heckel, D. D. Hegedus, S. Hrycaj, L. Huang, J. J. Hull, K. Iatrou, M. Iga, M. R. Kanost, J. Kotwica, C. Li, J. Li, J. Liu, M. Lundmark, S. Matsumoto, M. Meyering-Vos, P. J. Millichap, A. Monteiro, N. Mrinal, T. Niimi, D. Nowara, A. Ohnishi, V. Oostra, K. Ozaki, M. Papakonstantinou, A. Popadic, M. V. Rajam, S. Saenko, R. M. Simpson, M. Soberon, M. R. Strand, S. Tomita, U. Toprak, P. Wang, C. W. Wee, S. Whyard, W. Zhang, J. Nagaraju, R. H. ffrench-Constant, S. Herrero, K. Gordon, L. Swevers, and G. Smagghe


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Cyt1Aa protein from Bacillus thuringiensis (Berliner) serovar israelensis is active against the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann). Pest Manag Sci 66: 949-955.

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Vidal-Quist, J. C., P. Castañera, and J. González-Cabrera.


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2009

Variability in the cadherin gene in an Ostrinia nubilalis strain selected for Cry1Ab resistance. Insect Biochem Mol Biol 39: 218-223.

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Bel, Y., H. A. A. Siqueira, B. D. Siegfried, J. Ferré, and B. Escriche


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Bacillus thuringiensis susceptibility variation among Ostrinia nubilalis populations. IOBC/wprs Bulletin 45.

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Crava, C. M., Y. Bel, and B. Escriche.


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Broad-spectrum cross-resistance in Spodoptera exigua from selection with a marginally toxic Cry protein. Pest Manag Sci 65: 645-650.

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Hernández-Martínez, P., J. Ferré, and B. Escriche..


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Binding of individual Bacillus thuringiensis Cry proteins to the olive moth Prays oleae (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutidae). J Invertebr Pathol 100: 131-133.

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Screening and identification of vip genes in Bacillus thuringiensis strains. Journal of Applied Microbiology 107: 219-225.

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Hernández-Rodríguez, C. S., A. Boets, J. Van Rie, and J. Ferré..


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Ecological distribution and characterization of four collections of Bacillus thuringiensis strains. Journal of Basic Microbiology 49: 152-157.

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Hernández-Rodríguez, C. S., and J. Ferré.


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Genomic structure and promoter analysis of pathogen-induced repat genes from Spodoptera exigua. Insect Molecular Biology 18: 77-85.

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Hernández-Rodríguez, C. S., J. Ferré, and S. Herrero.


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Enhancing the multiplication of nucleopolyhedrovirus in vitro by manipulation of the pH. J Virol Methods 161: 254-258.

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Jakubowska, A., J. Ferré, and S. Herrero.


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Interaction of Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1 and Vip3A proteins with Spodoptera frugiperda midgut binding sites. Appl Environ Microbiol 75: 2236-2237.

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Sena, J. A. D., C. S. Hernández-Rodríguez, and J. Ferré.


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Simple and rapid method for PCR characterization of large Bacillus thuringiensis strain collections. Curr Microbiol 58: 421-425.

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Vidal-Quist, J. C., P. Castañera, and J. González-Cabrera.


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Diversity of Bacillus thuringiensis strains isolated from citrus orchards in Spain and evaluation of their insecticidal activity against Ceratitis capitata. J Microbiol Biotechnol 19: 749-759.

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Vidal-Quist, J. C., P. Castañera, and J. González-Cabrera


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2008

Production and characterization of Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ac-resistant cotton bollworm Helicoverpa zea (Boddie). Appl Environ Microbiol 74: 462-469.

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Anilkumar, K. J., A. Rodrigo-Simón, J. Ferré, M. Pusztai-Carey, S. Sivasupramaniam, and W. J. Moar.


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Exploring the potential of corn borers to develop resistance to Bt-corn in Europe. GMOs in integrated plant production. IOBC wprs Bulletin 33: 1-6.

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Ferré, J., J. González-Cabrera, Y. Bel, and B. Escriche..


Susceptibility of Spodoptera exigua to 9 toxins from Bacillus thuringiensis. J Invertebr Pathol 97: 245-250.

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Hernández-Martínez, P., J. Ferré, and B. Escriche.


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Specific binding of Bacillus thuringiensis Cry2A insecticidal proteins to a common site in the midgut of Helicoverpa species. Appl Environ Microbiol 74: 7654-7659.

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Hernández-Rodríguez, C. S., A. Van Vliet, N. Bautsoens, J. Van Rie, and J. Ferré.


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Selective inhibition of binding of Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ab toxin to cadherin-like and aminopeptidase proteins in brush-border membranes and dissociated epithelial cells from Bombyx mori. Biochemical Journal 409: 215-221.

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Ibiza-Palacios, M. S., J. Ferré, S. Higurashi, K. Miyamoto, R. Sato, and B. Escriche.


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Field-evolved resistance to Bt toxins. Nature Biotechnology 26: 1072-1074..

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Moar, W., R. Roush, A. Shelton, J. Ferré, S. MacIntosh, B. R. Leonard, and C. Abel.


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Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ac toxin-binding and pore-forming activity in brush border membrane vesicles prepared from anterior and posterior midgut regions of lepidopteran larvae. Appl Environ Microbiol 74: 1710-1716.

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Rodrigo-Simón, A., S. Caccia, and J. Ferré


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2007

REPAT, a new family of proteins induced by bacterial toxins and baculovirus infection in Spodoptera exigua Insect Biochem Mol Biol 37: 1109-1118.

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Herrero, S., M. Ansems, M. M. van Oers, J. M. Vlak, P. L. Bakker, and R. A. de Maagd.


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Leucine transport is affected by Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1 toxins in brush border membrane vesicles from Ostrinia nubilalis Hb (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) and Sesamia nonagrioides Lefebvre (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) midgut. Journal of Membrane Biology 214: 157-164.

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Leonardi, M. G., S. Caccia, J. González-Cabrera, J. Ferré, and B. Giordana.


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Potential of the Bacillus thuringiensis toxin reservoir for the control of Lobesia botrana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), a major pest of grape plants. Appl Environ Microbiol 73: 337-340.

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Ruiz de Escudero, I., A. Estela, B. Escriche, and P. Caballero.


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Mechanism of resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis toxin Cry1Ac in a greenhouse population of the cabbage looper, Trichoplusia ni. Appl Environ Microbiol 73: 1199-1207.

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Wang, P., J.-Z. Zhao, A. Rodrigo-Simón, W. Kain, A. F. Janmaat, A. M. Shelton, J. Ferré, and J. Myers


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2006

Common genomic structure for the Lepidoptera cadherin-like genes. Gene 381: 71-80.

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Bel, Y., and B. Escriche.


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Toxicity and mode of action of Bacillus thuringiensis Cry proteins in the Mediterranean corn borer, Sesamia nonagrioides (Lefebvre). Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 72: 2594-2600.

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González-Cabrera, J., G. P. Farinós, S. Caccia, M. Díaz-Mendoza, P. Castañera, M. G. Leonardi, B. Giordana, and J. Ferré..


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Use of Bacillus thuringiensis toxins for control of the cotton pest Earias insulana (Boisd.) (Lepidoptera : noctuidae). Appl Environ Microbiol 72: 437-442.

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Ibargutxi, M., A. Estela, J. Ferré, and P. Caballero


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Lack of detrimental effects of Bacillus thuringiensis Cry toxins on the insect predator Chrysoperla carnea: a toxicological, histopathological, and biochemical analysis. Appl Environ Microbiol 72: 1595-1603.

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Rodrigo-Simón, A., R. de Maagd, C. Avilla, P. Bakker, J. Molthoff, J. González-Zamora, and J. Ferré.


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Molecular and insecticidal characterization of a Cry1I protein toxic to insects of the families Noctuidae, Tortricidae, Plutellidae, and Chrysomelidae. Appl Environ Microbiol 72: 4796-4804.

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Ruiz de Escudero, I., A. Estela, M. Porcar, C. Martinez, J. A. Oguiza, B. Escriche, J. Ferré, and P. Caballero.


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Analyses of Cry1Ab binding in resistant and susceptible strains of the European Corn Borer, Ostrinia nubilalis (Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). Appl Environ Microbiol 72: 5318-5324.

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Siqueira, H. A. A., J. González-Cabrera, J. Ferré, R. Flannagan, and B. D. Siegfried.


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2005

Toxicity of several d-endotoxins of Bacillus thuringiensis against Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) from Spain. J Invertebr Pathol 90: 51-54.

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Avilla, C., E. Vargas-Osuna, J. González-Cabrera, J. Ferré, and J. E. González-Zamora


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Common receptor for Bacillus thuringiensis toxins Cry1Ac, Cry1Fa, and Cry1Ja in Helicoverpa armigera, Helicoverpa zea, and Spodoptera exigua. Appl Environ Microbiol 71: 5627-5629.

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Hernández, C., and J. Ferré.


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Isolation and toxicity of Bacillus thuringiensis from potato-growing areas in Bolivia. J Invertebr Pathol 88: 8-16.

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Hernández, C., R. Andrew, Y. Bel, and J. Ferré.


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Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ca-resistant Spodoptera exigua lacks expression of one of four Aminopeptidase N genes. BMC Genomics 6.

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Herrero, S., T. Gechev, P. L. Bakker, W. J. Moar, and R. A. de Maagd.


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Identification and recombinant expression of a novel chymotrypsin from Spodoptera exigua Insect Biochem.Mol.Biol. 35: 1073-1082.

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Herrero, S., E. Combes, M. M. van Oers, J. M. Vlak, R. A. de Maagd, and J. Beekwilder


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2004

Interaction of Bacillus thuringiensis toxins with larval midgut binding sites of Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Appl Environ Microbiol 70: 1378-1384.

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Estela, A., B. Escriche, and J. Ferré.


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Lyophilization of lepidopteran midguts: a preserving method for Bacillus thuringiensis toxin binding studies. J Invertebr Pathol 85: 182-187.

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Hernández, C., A. Rodrigo, and J. Ferré


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Mutations in the Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ca toxin demonstrate the role of domains II and III in specificity towards Spodoptera exigua larvae. Biochemical Journal 384: 507-513.

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Herrero, S., J. González-Cabrera, J. Ferré, P. L. Bakker, and R. A. de Maagd


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Binding analyses of Cry1Ab and Cry1Ac with membrane vesicles from Bacillus thuringiensis-resistant and -susceptible Ostrinia nubilalis. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 323: 52-57.

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Li, H., J. González-Cabrera, B. Oppert, J. Ferré, R. A. Higgins, L. L. Buschman, G. A. Radke, K. Y. Zhu, and F. Huang.


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2003

Binding of Bacillus thuringiensis toxins in resistant and susceptible strains of pink bollworm (Pectinophora gossypiella). Insect Biochem Mol Biol 33: 929-935.

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González-Cabrera, J., B. Escriche, B. E. Tabashnik, and J. Ferré


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Correlation between serovars of Bacillus thuringiensis and type I beta-exotoxin production. J Invertebr Pathol 82: 57-62.

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Hernández, C., C. Martínez, M. Porcar, P. Caballero, and J. Ferré.


2002

Biochemistry and genetics of insect resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis. Annual Review of Entomology 47: 501-533.

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Ferré, J., and J. Van Rie


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Extent of variation of the Bacillus thuringiensis toxin reservoir: The case of the geranium bronze, Cacyreus marshalli Butler (Lepidoptera : Lycaenidae). Appl Environ Microbiol 68: 4090-4094.

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Herrero, S., M. Borja, and J. Ferré.


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2001

Variation in susceptibility to Bacillus thuringiensis toxins among unselected strains of Plutella xylostella. Appl Environ Microbiol 67: 4610-4613

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González-Cabrera, J., S. Herrero, A. H. Sayyed, B. Escriche, Y. B. Liu, S. K. Meyer, D. J. Wright, B. E. Tabashnik, and J. Ferré


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High genetic variability for resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis toxins in a single population of diamondback moth. Appl Environ Microbiol 67: 5043-5048.

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González-Cabrera, J., S. Herrero, and J. Ferré.


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Update on the detection of beta-exotoxin in Bacillus thuringiensis strains by HPLC analysis. Journal of Applied Microbiology 90: 643-647.

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Hernández, C., J. Ferré, and I. Larget-Thiery.


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Mannose phosphate isomerase isoenzymes in Plutella xylostella support common genetic bases of resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis toxins in lepidopteran species. Appl Environ Microbiol 67: 979-981.

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Herrero, S., J. Ferré, and B. Escriche..


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Mode of inheritance and stability of resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis var kurstaki in a diamondback moth (Plutella xylostella) population from Malaysia. Pest Manag Sci 56: 743-748.

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Sayyed, A., J. Ferré, and D. Wright.


Cry1Ac protoxin from Bacillus thuringiensis sp. kurstaki HD73 binds to surface proteins in the mouse small intestine. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 271: 54-58.

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Vázquez-Padrón, R. I., J. González-Cabrera, C. García-Tovar, L. Neri-Bazán, R. López-Revilla, M. Hernández, L. Moreno-Fierro, and G. A. de la Riva.


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Comparison of different methodologies for binding assays of Bacillus thuringiensis toxins to membrane vesicles from insect midguts. J Invertebr Pathol 78: 275-277.

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Herrero, S., and J. Ferré


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Different mechanisms of resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis toxins in the indianmeal moth. Appl Environ Microbiol 67: 1085-1089.

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Herrero, S., B. Oppert, and J. Ferré.


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Shared binding sites in Lepidoptera for Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ja and Cry1A toxins. Appl Environ Microbiol 67: 5729-5734.

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Herrero, S., J. González-Cabrera, B. E. Tabashnik, and J. Ferré


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2000

Screening for Bacillus thuringiensis crystal proteins active against the cabbage looper, Trichoplusia ni. J Invertebr Pathol 76: 70-75.Role of Bacillus thuringiensis toxin domains in toxicity and receptor binding in the diamondback moth. Appl Environ Microbiol 65: 1900-1903.

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Iracheta, M., B. Pereyra-Alférez, L. Galán-Wong, and J. Ferré.


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Characterization of Bacillus thuringiensis ser. balearica (Serotype H48) and ser. navarrensis (Serotype H50): Two novel serovars isolated in Spain. Curr Microbiol 40: 17-22.

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Iriarte, J., V. Dumanoir, Y. Bel, M. Porcar, M. Ferrandis, M. Lecadet, J. Ferré, and P. Caballero.


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Binding and toxicity of Bacillus thuringiensis protein Cry1C to susceptible and resistant diamondback moth (Lepidoptera : Plutellidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 93: 1-6.

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Liu, Y., B. Tabashnik, L. Masson, B. Escriche, and J. Ferré.


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Genetic and biochemical approach for characterization of resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis toxin Cry1Ac in a field population of the diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella. Appl Environ Microbiol 66: 1509-1516.

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Sayyed, A., R. Haward, S. Herrero, J. Ferré, and D. Wright.


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Mode of inheritance and stability of resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis var kurstaki in a diamondback moth (Plutella xylostella) population from Malaysia. Pest Manag Sci 56: 743-748.

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Sayyed, A., J. Ferré, and D. Wright.


Cry1Ac protoxin from Bacillus thuringiensis sp. kurstaki HD73 binds to surface proteins in the mouse small intestine. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 271: 54-58.

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Vázquez-Padrón, R. I., J. González-Cabrera, C. García-Tovar, L. Neri-Bazán, R. López-Revilla, M. Hernández, L. Moreno-Fierro, and G. A. de la Riva.


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Development and characterization of diamondback moth resistance to transgenic broccoli expressing high levels of Cry1C. Appl.Environ.Microbiol. 66: 3784-3789

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Zhao, J. Z., H. L. Collins, J. D. Tang, J. Cao, E. D. Earle, R. T. Roush, S. Herrero, B. Escriche, J. Ferré, and A. M. Shelton


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1999

Role of Bacillus thuringiensis toxin domains in toxicity and receptor binding in the diamondback moth. Appl Environ Microbiol 65: 1900-1903.

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Ballester, V., F. Granero, R. de Maagd, D. Bosch, J. Ménsua, and J. Ferré.


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Distribution of cryI, cryII and cryV genes within Bacillus thuringiensis isolates from Spain. Systematic and Applied Microbiology 22: 179-185.

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Ferrandis, M., V. Juárez-Pérez, R. Frutos, Y. Bel, and J. Ferré.


Characterization of Bacillus thuringiensis serovar bolivia (serotype H63), a novel serovar isolated from the Bolivian high valleys. Letters in Applied Microbiology 28: 440-444.

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Ferrandis, M., R. Andrew, M. Porcar, J. Iriarte, V. Cosmao-Dumanoir, M. Lecadet, P. Caballero, and J. Ferré.


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Histopathological effects and growth reduction in a susceptible and a resistant strain of Heliothis virescens (Lepidoptera : Noctuidae) caused by sublethal doses of pure Cry1A crystal proteins from Bacillus thuringiensis. Biocontrol Science and Technology 9: 239-246.

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Martínez-Ramírez, A., F. Gould, and J. Ferré.


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Identification and characterization of the new Bacillus thuringiensis serovars pirenaica (serotype H57) and iberica (serotype H59). Journal of Applied Microbiology 87: 640-648.

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Porcar, M., J. Iriarte, V. Dumanoir, M. Ferrandis, M. Lecadet, J. Ferré, and P. Caballero.


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1998

Agrobacterium tumefaciens: a natural tool for plant transformation.

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de la Riva, G. A., J. González-Cabrera, R. I. Vázquez-Padrón, and C. Ayra-Pardo


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Optimization of transgene expression in sugar-cane cells. Biotechnology Techniques 12: 793-796

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González-Cabrera, J., A. Coego, A. F. Martínez-Gil, G. A. de la Riva, and R. I. Vázquez-Padrón.


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Environmental distribution and diversity of Bacillus thuringiensis in Spain. Systematic and Applied Microbiology 21: 97-106.

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Iriarte, J., Y. Bel, M. Ferrandis, R. Andrew, J. Murillo, J. Ferré, and P. Caballero.


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Insect resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis: uniform or diverse? Philos T Roy Soc B 353: 1751-1756.

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Tabashnik, B., Y. Liu, T. Malvar, D. Heckel, L. Masson, and J. Ferré.


Biochemical characterization of the third domain from Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1A toxins. Biochemical and Molecular Biology International 45: 1011-1020.

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Vázquez-Padrón, R. I., A. F. Martínez-Gil, C. Ayra-Pardo, J. González-Cabrera, D. L. Prieto-Samsonov, and G. A. de la Riva.


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1997

Distribution, frequency and diversity of Bacillus thuringiensis in olive tree environments in Spain. Systematic and Applied Microbiology 20: 652-658.

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Bel, Y., F. Granero, T. Alberola, M. Martínez-Sebastián, and J. Ferré.


Mitochondrial DNA sequence variation among geographic strains of diamondback moth (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 90: 590-595.

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Chang, W., B. Tabashnik, B. Artelt, T. Malvar, V. Ballester, J. Ferré, and G. Roderick.


Occurrence of a common binding site in Mamestra brassicae, Phthorimaea operculella, and Spodoptera exigua for the insecticidal crystal proteins CryIA from Bacillus thuringiensis. Insect Biochem Mol Biol 27: 651-656.

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Escriche, B., J. Ferré, and F. Silva.


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Bacillus thuringiensis: from biodiversity to biotechnology. J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol 19: 202-219

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Prieto-Samsonov, D. L., R. I. Vázquez-Padrón, C. Ayra-Pardo, J. González-Cabrera, and G. A. de la Riva.


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Global variation in the genetic and biochemical basis of diamondback moth resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 94: 12780-12785.

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Tabashnik, B., Y. Liu, T. Malvar, D. Heckel, L. Masson, V. Ballester, F. Granero, J. Ménsua, and J. Ferré.


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A change in a single midgut receptor in the diamondback moth (Plutella xylostella) is only in part responsible for field resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis subsp kurstaki and B. thuringiensissubsp aizawai. Appl Environ Microbiol 63: 1814-1819.

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Wright, D., M. Iqbal, F. Granero, and J. Ferré.


1995

Immunohistochemical detection of binding of CryIA crystal proteins of Bacillus thuringiensis in highly resistant strains of Plutella xylostella (L.) from Hawaii. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 212: 388-395.

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Escriche, B., B. Tabashnik, N. Finson, and J. Ferré


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Testing suitability of brush border membrane vesicles prepared from whole larvae from small insects for binding studies with Bacillus thuringiensisCryIA(b) crystal protein. J Invertebr Pathol 65: 318-320.

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Escriche, B., F. Silva, and J. Ferré


Biochemistry and genetics of insect resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis insecticidal crystal proteins. FEMS Microbiology Letters 132: 1-7.

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Ferré, J., B. Escriche, Y. Bel, and J. Van Rie.


Inheritance of resistance to a Bacillus thuringiensis toxin in a field population of diamondback moth (Plutella xylostella). Pesticide Science 43: 115-120.

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Martínez-Ramírez, A., B. Escriche, M. Real, F. Silva, and J. Ferré.


1994

Lack of cross-resistance to other Bacillus thuringiensis crystal proteins in a population of Plutella xylostella highly resistant to CryIA(b). Biocontrol Science and Technology 4: 437-443.

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Ballester, V., B. Escriche, J. Ménsua, G. Riethmacher, and J. Ferré.


Occurrence of 3 different binding sites for Bacillus thuringiensis d-endotoxins in the midgut brush-border membrane of the potato tuber moth, Phthorimaea operculella (Zeller). Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology 26: 315-327.

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Escriche, B., A. Martínez-Ramírez, M. Real, F. Silva, and J. Ferré.


Binding of insecticidal crystal proteins of Bacillus thuringiensis to the midgut brush border of the cabbage looper, Trichoplusia ni (Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), and selection for resistance to one of the crystal proteins. Appl Environ Microbiol 60: 3840-3846

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Estada, U., and J. Ferré.


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1992

Broad-spectrum resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis toxins in Heliothis virescens. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 89: 7986-7990

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Gould, F., A. Martínez Ramírez, A. Anderson, J. Ferré, F. Silva, and W. Moar.


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1991

Resistance to the Bacillus thuringiensis bioinsecticide in a field population of Plutella xylostella is due to a change in a midgut membrane receptor. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 88: 5119-5123.

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Ferré, J., M. Real, J. Van Rie, S. Jansens, and M. Peferoen.