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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Christopher B Florane
Cotton Fiber Bioscience Research Unit
Molecular Biologist

Phone: (504) 286-4297
Fax: (504) 286-4235

BLDG 001 SRRC
1100 ROBERT E. LEE BLVD
NEW ORLEANS, LA, 70124


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Next Generation Genetic Mapping of the Ligon-lintless-2 (Li2) Locus in Upland Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (25-Jul-14)
The Li2 mutation results in reduced subgenome expression bias in elongating fibers of allotetraploid cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Naoumkina, M.A., Thyssen, G.N., Fang, D.D., Hinchliffe, D.J., Florane, C.B., Yeater, K.M., Page, J.J., Udall, J.A. 2014. The Li2 mutation results in reduced subgenome expression bias in elongating fibers of allotetraploid cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). PLoS One. 9(3):e90830.
Myosin gene expression and protein abundance in different castes of the Formosan subterranean termite (Coptotermes formosanus) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tarver, M.R., Florane, C.B., Mattison, C.P., Holloway, B.A., Lax, A.R. 2012. Myosin gene expression and protein abundance in different castes of the Formosan subterranean termite (Coptotermes formosanus). Insects. 3:1190-1199.
Temporal expression of pecan allergens during nut development - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mattison, C.P., Tarver, M.R., Florane, C.B., Graham, C.J. 2013. Temporal expression of pecan allergens during nut development. Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology. 88-2:173-178.
Methoprene and temperature effects on caste differentiation and protein composition in the Formosan subterranean termite, Coptotermes formosanus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tarver, M.R., Florane, C.B., Zhang, D., Grimm, C.C., Lax, A.R. 2012. Methoprene and temperature effects on caste differentiation and protein composition in the formosan termite, Coptotermes formosanus. Insect Science. 12:18.
Screening of multiple potential control genes for use in caste and body region comparisons using RT-qPCR in Coptotermes formosanus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tarver, M.R., Mattison, C.P., Florane, C.B., Hinchliffe, D.J., Zhang, D., Lax, A.R. 2012. Screening of multiple potential control genes for use in caste and body region comparisons using RT-qPCR in Coptotermes formosanus. Sociobiology. 59(1):81-96.
Cross-reactivity of termite myosin; a potential allergen - (Research Notes)
Mattison, C.P., Tarver, M.R., Florane, C.B. 2011. Cross-reactivity of termite myosin; a potential allergen. AB CAM Internet Web Page.
Temperature affect on caste differentiation and protein composition in Coptotermes formosanus - (Abstract Only) - (01-Dec-10)
Long-Term Development of Incipient Colonies of Coptotermes formosanus (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) in the Laboratory - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Raina, A.K., Florane, C.B. 2007. Long-Term Development of Incipient Colonies of Coptotermes formosanus (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) in the Laboratory. Sociobiology 50(3):739-747.
Structure of Spermatheca and Sperm Dynamics in the Formosan Subterranean Termite Coptotermes formosanus (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Raina, A.K., Murphy, C.A., Florane, C.B., Williams, K.A., Park, Y.I., Ingber, B.F. 2007. Structure of Spermatheca and Sperm Dynamics in the Formosan Subterranean Termite Coptotermes formosanus (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae). Annuals of the Entomological Society of America. 100:481-424.
Survival and Growth of the Formosan Subterranean Termite (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) on Various Types of Wood Used in Construction - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Raina, A.K., Florane, C.B. 2005. Survival and growth of the formosan subterranean termite (isoptera: rhinotermitidae) on various types of wood used in construction. Sociobiology 45: 787-796.
Diet Mediated Inter-Colonial Aggression in the Formosan Subterranean Termite, Coptotermes Formosanus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Florane, C.B., Bland, J.M., Husseneder, C., Raina, A.K. 2004. Diet mediated inter-colonial aggression in the Formosan subterranean termite, Coptotermes formosanus. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 30: 2561-2576.
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