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Ronald J Nachman (Ron)
Insect Control and Cotton Disease Research Unit
Research Chemist

Phone: (979) 260-9315
Fax: (979) 260-9386
2771 F&B ROAD
COLLEGE STATION, TX, 77845

Projects
ECOLOGICALLY BASED MANAGEMENT OF BOLL WEEVILS AND OTHER ROW CROP PESTS UNDER TRANSITION TO BOLL WEEVIL ERADICATION IN TEMPERATE REGIONS
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 420642
MANIPULATING THE OVERWINTERING DIAPAUSE OF HELIOTHINES WITH DIAPAUSE HORMONE
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 420989

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Mimetic analogs of three insect neuropeptide classes for pest management - (Book / Chapter) - (10-May-14)
Signalling properties and pharmacological analysis of two sulfakinin receptors from the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zels, S., Verlinden, H., Dillen, S., Vleugels, R., Nachman, R.J., Vandenbroeck, J. 2014. Signalling properties and pharmacological analysis of two sulfakinin receptors from the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum. PLoS One. 9(4):e9402.DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0094502.
Molecular cloning and functional characterization of the diapause hormone receptor in the corn earworm Helicoverpa zea - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jiang, H., Wei, Z., Nachman, R.J., Park, Y. 2014. Molecular cloning and functional characterization of the diapause hormone receptor in the corn earworm Helicoverpa zea. Peptides. 53:1-2.
A new strategy for the development of antagonists and/or selective agonists of the insect pyrokinin (FXPRLamide) superfamily using a novel conformational-minetic motif - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nachman, R.J. 2014. A new strategy for the development of antagonists and/or selective agonists of the insect pyrokinin (FXPRLamide) superfamily using a novel conformational-mimetic motif. Open Proteomics Journal. 3:138-142.
Development of cell-based bioassay with SF9 cells expressing TcSKR1 and TcSKR2 and differential activation by sulfated and non-sulfated SK peptides involved in food intake regulation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yu, N., Swevers, L., Nachman, R.J., Smagghe, G. 2014. Development of cell-based bioassay with SF9 cells expressing TcSKR1 and TcSKR2 and differential activation by sulfated and non-sulfated SK peptides involved in food intake regulation. Peptides. 53:238-242.
Molecular identification and expression analysis of a diapause hormone receptor in the corn earworm, Helicoverpa zea - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, Q., Piermarini, P., Nachman, R.J., Denlinger, D.L. 2014. Molecular identification and expression analysis of a diapause hormone receptor in the corn earworm, Helicoverpa zea. Peptides. 53:250-257.
Molecular and functional characterization of the first tick CAP2b (periviscerokinin) receptor from Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, Y., Bajracharya, P., Bravo Castillo, P., Nachman, R.J., Pietrantonio, P. 2013. Molecular and functional characterization of the first tick CAP2b (periviscerokinin) receptor from Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 194:142-151.
Diverse in- and output polarities and high complexity of local synaptic and nonsynaptic signalling within a chemically defined class of peptidergic Drosophila neurons - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Karsai, G., Pollak, E., Wacker, M., Voemel, M., Selcho, M., Berta, G., Nachman, R.J., Isaac, E., Molnar, L., Wegener, C. 2013. Diverse in- and output polarities and high complexity of local synaptic and nonsynaptic signalling within a chemically defined class of peptidergic Drosophila neurons. Frontiers in Neural Circuits. 7:1-22. Doi:10.3389/fncir.2013.00127.
The Molecular Characterization of the Kinin Transcript and the Physiological Effects of Kinins in the Blood-Gorging Insect Rhodnius prolixus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bhatt, G., Da Silva, R., Nachman, R.J., Orchard, I. 2014. The molecular characterization of the kinin transcript and the physiological effects of kinins in the blood-gorging insect Rhodnius prolixus. Peptides. 53:148-158.
Characterization of sulfakinin and sulfakinin receptor and their roles in food intake in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yu, N., Nachman, R.J., Smagghe, G. 2013. Characterization of sulfakinin and sulfakinin receptor and their roles in food intake in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 188:196-203.
Sex peptides and MIPs can activate the same G protein-coupled receptor - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vandersmissen, H., Nachman, R.J., Vanden Broeck, J. 2013. Sex peptides and MIPs can activate the same G protein-coupled receptor. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 188:137-143.
Introduction: Invertebrate Neuropeptides XIII - (Other)
Nachman, R.J. 2013. Introduction: Invertebrate Neuropeptides XIII. Peptides. 41:1.
Capa-Gene Products in the Haematophagous Sandfly Phlebotomus Papatasi (Scopoli) - Vector for Leishmaniasis Disease - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Predel, R., Neupert, S., Russell, W.K., Hauser, F., Russell, D.H., Li, A.Y., Nachman, R.J. 2013. CAPA-gene products in the haematophagous sandfly Phlebotomus papatasi (Scopoli) - Vector for leishmaniasis disease. Peptides. 41:2-7.
Analogs of sulfakinin-related peptides demonstrate reduction in food intake in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum, while putative antagonists increase consumption - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yu, N., Benzi, V., Zotti, M., Staljanssens, D., Kaczmarek, K., Zabrocki, J., Nachman, R.J., Smagghe, G. 2013. Analogs of sulfakinin-related peptides demonstrate reduction in food intake in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum, while putative antagonists increase consumption. Peptides. 41:107-112.
Identification of the Pro orientation of CAP2b peptides for antidiuretic activity in the stink bug Acrosternum hilare - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (02-Oct-12)
Evaluation of insect CAP2b analogs with either an (E)-alkene, trans- or a (Z)-alkene, cis- Pro isostere identifies the Pro orientation for antidiuretic activity in the stink bug - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nachman, R.J., Wang, X.J., Etzkorn, F.A., Kaczmarek, K., Zabrocki, J., Lopez, J., Coast, G.M. 2013. Evaluation of insect CAP2b analogs with either an (E)-alkene, trans- or a (Z)-alkene, cis- Pro isostere identifies the Pro orientation for antidiuretic activity in the stink bug. Peptides. 41:101-106.
Drosulfakinin activates CCKLR-17D1 and promotes larval locomotion and escape response in Drosophila - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, X., Peterson, J., Nachman, R.J., Ganetzky, B. 2012. Drosulfakinin activates CCKLR-17D1 and promotes larval locomotion and escape response in Drosophila. Fly. 6:290-297.
Identification of the Pro orientation of CAP2b peptides for antidiuretic activity in the stink bug Acrosternum hilare - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kaczmarek, K., Wang, X.J., Etzkorn, F.A., Coast, G.M., Zabrocki, J., Lopez, J.D., Nachman, R.J. 2012. Identification of the Pro orientation of CAP2b peptides for antidiuretic activity in the stink bug Acrosternum hilare. Journal of Peptide Science. 18:S85-S86.
Evaluation of insect CAP2b analogs with either an (E)-alkene, cis- or a trans-Pro isostere identifies the Pro orientation of antidiuretic activity - (Abstract Only)
Kaczmarek, K., Etzkorn, F., Coast, G., Zabrocki, J., Nachman, R.J. 2013. Evaluation of insect CAP2b analogs with either an (E)-alkene, cis- or a trans-Pro isostere identifies the Pro orientation of antidiuretic activity. Journal of Peptide Science. 19:181-183.
Biostable analogs of insect kinin and insectatachykinin neuropeptides: Novel antifeedants and aphicides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nachman, R.J., Smagghe, G. 2012. Biostable analogs of insect kinin and insectatachykinin neuropeptides: Novel antifeedants and aphicides. Pestycydy/Pesticides. 1-4:23-24.
Invertebrate Neuropeptides XII - (Other)
Nachman, R.J. 2012. Invertebrate Neuropeptides XII. Peptides. 34:1-2.
The FXPRLamide (pyrokinin/PBAN) family - (Book / Chapter)
Altstein, M., Hariton, A., Nachman, R.J. 2013. The FXPRLamide (pyrokinin/PBAN) family. In: Kastin, A.J., editor. Handbook of Biologically Active Peptides. 2nd edition. Elsevier Press, San Diego, CA. p. 255-266.
Sulfakinins - (Book / Chapter)
Schoofs, L., Jensson, T., Nachman, R.J. 2013. Sulfakinins. In: Kastin, A.J., editor. Handbook of Biologically Active Peptides. 2nd edition. Elsevier Press, San Diego, CA. p. 310-314.
Calcium montmorillonite clay reduces urinary biomarkers of fumonisin B1 exposure in rats and humans - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Robinson, A., Johnson, N.M., Strey, A.A., Taylor, J.F., Marroquin-Cardona, A., Mitchell, N.J., Afriyie-Gyawu, E., Ankrah, N., Williams, J.H., Wang, J., Jolly, P.E., Nachman, R.J., Phillips, T.D. 2012. Calcium montmorillonite clay reduces urinary biomarkers of fumonisin B1 exposure in rats and humans. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Part A 29:809-818.
B-Type allatostatins and sex peptides - (Book / Chapter)
Vandersmissen, H., Nachman, R.J., Vanden Broeck, J. 2013. B-Type allatostatins and sex peptides. In: Kastin, A.J., editor. Handbook of Biologically Active Peptides. 2nd edition. Elsevier Press, San Diego, CA. p. 203-206.
Biostable and PEG polymer-conjugated insect pyrokinin analogs demonstrate antifeedant activity and induce high mortality in the pea aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum (Hemiptera: Aphidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nachman, R.J., Hamshou, M., Kaczmarek, K., Zabrocki, J., Smagghe, G. 2012. Biostable and PEG polymer-conjugated insect pyrokinin analogs demonstrate antifeedant activity and induce high mortality in the pea aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum (Hemiptera: Aphidae). Peptides. 34:266-273.
Development of an antogonist and selective agonist of insect pyrokinin neuropeptides with dihydroimidazole, a trans-Pro mimetic motif - (Proceedings)
Nachman, R.J. 2011. Development of an antogonist and selective agonist of insect pyrokinin neuropeptides with dihydroimidazole, a trans-Pro mimetic motif. Proc. 2011 Int. Symp. Meeting of the Korean Soc. Appl. Biol., Chem. p. 99-102.
Neuropeptides of the cotton fleahopper, Pseudatomoscelis seriatus (Reuter) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Predel, R., Russell, W.K., Russell, D.H., Suh, C.P., Nachman, R.J. 2011. Neuropeptides of the cotton fleahopper, Pseudatomoscelis seriatus (Reuter). Peptides. 34:39-43.
Active diuretic peptidomimetic insect kinin analogs that contain Beta-turn mimetic motif 4-aminopyroglutamate and lack native peptide bonds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nachman, R.J., Kaczmarek, K., Zabrocki, J., Coast, G.M. 2012. Active diuretic peptidomimetic insect kinin analogs that contain Beta-turn mimetic motif 4-aminopyroglutamate and lack native peptide bonds. Peptides. 34:262-265.
Disruption of insect diapause using novel agonists and an antagonist of diapause hormone - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, Q., Nachman, R.J., Kaczmarek, K., Zabrocki, J., Denlinger, D.L. 2011. Disruption of insect diapause using novel agonists and an antagonist of diapause hormone. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 108:16922-16926.
Introduction: Invertebrate Neuropeptides XI - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nachman, R.J. 2011. Introduction: Invertebrate Neuropeptides XI. Peptides. 32(3):433.
The control of Malpighian tubule secretion in a predacious hemipteran insect, the spined soldier bug Podisus maculiventris (Heteroptera, Pentatomidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coast, G.M., Nachman, R.J., Lopez, J. 2010. The control of Malpighian tubule secretion in a predacious hemipteran insect, the spined soldier bug Podisus maculiventris (Heteroptera, Pentatomidae). Peptides. 32(3):493-499.
Identification of kinin-related peptides in the disease vector, Rhodnius prolixus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Te Brugge, V., Paluzzi, J., Neupert, S., Nachman, R.J., Orchard, I. 2011. Identification of kinin-related peptides in the disease vector, Rhodnius prolixus. Peptides. 32(3):469-472.
Active peptidomimetic insect kinin analogs with type VI turn motif 4-aminopyroglutamate lack native peptide bonds - (Proceedings)
Kaczmarek, K., Coast, G.M., Zabrocki, J., Nachman, R.J. 2010. Active peptidomimetic insect kinin analogs with type VI turn motif 4-aminopyroglutamate lack native peptide bonds. European Peptide Symposium. p. 422-423.
Biostable multi-Aib analogs of tachykinin-related peptides demonstrate potent oral aphicidal activity in the pea aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum (Hemiptera: Aphidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nachman, R.J., Mahdian, K., Nassel, D.R., Isaac, R.E., Pryor, N.W., Smagghe, G. 2011. Biostable multi-Aib analogs of tachykinin-related peptides demonstrate potent oral aphicidal activity in the pea aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum (Hemiptera: Aphidae). Peptides. 32(3):587-594.
The single kinin receptor signals to separate and independent physiological pathways in Malpighian tubules of the yellow fever mosquito - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schepel, S.A., Fox, A.J., Miyauchi, J.T., Sou, T., Yang, J.D., Lau, K., Blum, A.W., Nicholson, L.K., Tiburcy, F., Nachman, R.J., Piermarini, P.M., Beyenbach, K.W. 2010. The single kinin receptor signals to separate and independent physiological pathways in Malpighian tubules of the yellow fever mosquito. American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory Integrative & Comparative Physiology. 299:R612-R622.
Isolation, expression analysis and functional characterization of the first anti-diuretic hormone receptor in insects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Paluzzi, J., Park, Y., Nachman, R.J., Orchard, I. 2010. Isolation, expression analysis and functional characterization of the first anti-diuretic hormone receptor in insects. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 107:10290-10295.
Myoinhibiting peptides are the ancestral ligands of the promiscuous Drosophila sex peptide receptor - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Poels, J., Van Loy, T., Vandersmissen, H.P., Van Hiel, B., Van Soest, S., Nachman, R.J., Vanden Broeck, J. 2010. Myoinhibiting peptides are the ancestral ligands of the promiscuous Drosophila sex peptide receptor. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences. 67:3511-3522.
Neuropeptidomics of the mosquito Aedes aegypti - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Predel, R., Neupert, S., Garczynski, S.F., Crim, J.W., Brown, M.R., Russell, W.K., Kahnt, J., Russell, D.H., Nachman, R.J. 2010. Neuropeptidomics of the mosquito Aedes aegypti. Journal of Proteome Research. 9:2006-2015.
Neuropeptides in Heteroptera: Identification of allatotropin-related peptide and tachykinin-related peptides using MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neupert, S., Russell, W.K., Russell, D.H., Lopez, J., Predel, R., Nachman, R.J. 2010. Neuropeptides in Heteroptera: Identification of allatotropin-related peptide and tachykinin-related peptides using MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry. Peptides. 30:483-488.
Characterization and distribution of NKD, a receptor for Drosophila tachykinin-related peptide 6 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Poels, J., Birse, R.T., Nachman, R.J., Fichna, J., Janecka, A., Vanden Broeck, J., Nassel, D.R. 2010. Characterization and distribution of NKD, a receptor for Drosophila tachykinin-related peptide 6. Peptides. 30:545-556.
Trans-Pro isosteres in the development of non-selective and selective mimetic insect pyrokinin neuropeptide agonists: A mini-review - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nachman, R.J. 2009. Trans-pro isosteres in the development of non-selective and selective mimetic insect pyrokinin neuropeptide agonists: A mini-review. Pestycydy/Pesticides. 14:33-39.
Neurohormones implicated in the control of Malpighian tubule secretion in plant sucking Heteropterans: The stink bugs Acrosternum hilare and Nezara viridula - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coast, G.M., Tebrugge, V.A., Nachman, R.J., Lopez, J., Aldrich, J.R., Lange, A., Orchard, I. 2010. Neurohormones implicated in the control of Malpighian tubule secretion in plant sucking Heteropterans: The stink bugs Acrosternum hilare and Nezara viridula. Peptides. 31:468-473.
Antifeedant activity and high mortality in the pea aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum (Hemiptera: Aphidae) induced by biostable insect kinin analogs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Smagghe, G., Mahdian, K., Zubrzak, P., Nachman, R.J. 2010. Antifeedant activity and high mortality in the pea aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum (Hemiptera: Aphidae) induced by biostable insect kinin analogs. Peptides. 31:498-505.
The neuropeptidomics of Ixodes scapularis synganglion - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neupert, S., Russell, W.K., Predel, R., Russell, D.H., Nachman, R.J. 2009. The neuropeptidomics of Ixodes scapularis synganglion. Journal of Proteomics. 72:1040-1045.
Bioavailabilty of beta-amino acid and C-terminally derived PK/PBAN analogs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hariton, A., Ben-Aziz, O., Davidovitch, M., Zubrzak, P., Nachman, R.J., Altstein, M. 2009. Bioavailabilty of beta-amino acid and C-terminally derived PK/PBAN analogs. Peptides. 30:2174-2181.
A novel dihydromidazoline trans-Pro mimetic analog is a selective PK/PBAN agonist - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nachman, R.J., Ben-Aziz, O., Davidovitch, M., Kaczmarek, K., Zabrocki, J., Williams, H., Strey, A.A., Altstein, M. 2010. A novel dihydromidazoline trans-pro mimetic analog is a selective PK/PBAN agonist. Frontiers in Bioscience. E2:195-203.
Evaluation of a PK/PBAN analog with an (E)-alkene, trans-Pro isostere identifies the Pro orientation for activity in four diverse PK/PBAN bioassays - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nachman, R.J., Wang, X.J., Etzkorn, F.A., Ben-Aziz, O., Davidovitch, M., Kaczmarek, K., Zabrocki, J., Strey, A.A., Pryor, N.W., Alstein, M. 2009. Evaluation of a PK/PBAN analog with an (E)-alkene, trans-Pro isostere identifies the Pro orientation for activity in four diverse pyrokinin bioassays. Peptides. 30:1254-1259.
Agonists/Antagonists of the insect kinin and pyrokinin/PBAN neuropeptide classes as tools for rational pest control - (Book / Chapter)
Nachman, R.J. 2009. Agonists/antagonists of the insect kinin and pyrokinin/PBAN neuropeptide classes as tools for rational pest control. In: Ishaaya, I., Horowitz, A.R., editors. Biorational Control of Arthropod Pests: Application and Resistance Management. The Netherlands:Springer. p. 21-48.
Introduction - (Other)
Coast, G.M., Nachman, R.J. 2009. Introduction. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 162:1.
Potent activity of a PK/PBAN analog with an (E)-alkene, trans-Pro mimic identifies the Pro orientation and core conformation during interaction with HevPBANR-C receptor - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nachman, R.J., Kim, Y., Wang, X.J., Etzkorn, F.A., Kaczmarek, K., Zabrocki, J., Adams, M.E. 2009. Potent activity of a PK/PBAN analog with an (E)-alkene, trans-Pro mimic identifies the Pro orientation and core conformation during interaction with HevPBANR-C receptor. Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry. 17:4216-4220.
Introduction: Invertebrate Neuropeptides IX - (Other)
Nachman, R.J. 2009. Introduction: Invertebrate Neuropeptides IX. Peptides. 30:445-446.
Coordination ability of insect kinin analogs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lodyga-Chruschinska, E., Oldziej, S., Sanna, D., Micera, G., Chruscinski, L., Kaczmarek, K., Nachman, R.J., Zabrocki, J., Sykula, A. 2009. Coordination ability of insect kinin analogs. Polyhedron. 28:485-492.
Biostable beta-amino acid PK/PBAN analogs: Agonist and antagonist properties - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nachman, R.J., Ben-Aziz, O., Davidovitch, M., Zubrzak, P., Isaac, R.E., Strey, A.A., Reyes-Rangel, G., Juaristi, E., Williams, H.J., Alstein, M. 2009. Biostable beta-amino acid PK/PBAN analogs: Agonist and antagonist properties. Peptides. 30:608-615.
Evolutionary conservation of the cholecystokinin/gastrin signaling system in nematodes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Janssen, T., Meelkop, E., Nachman, R.J., Schoofs, L. 2009. Evolutionary conservation of the cholecystokinin/gastrin signaling system in nematodes. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1163:428-432.
Biostable agonists that match or exceed activity of native insect kinins on recombinant arthropod GPCRs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taneja-Bageshwar, S., Strey, A.A., Isaac, R.E., Coast, G.M., Zubrzak, P., Pietrantonio, P.V., Nachman, R.J. 2009. Biostable agonists that match or exceed activity of native insect kinins on recombinant arthropod GPCRs. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 162:122-128.
An amphiphilic, PK-PBAN analog is a selective pheromonotropic antagonist that penetrates the cuticle of a heliothine insect - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nachman, R.J., Teal, P.E., Ben-Aziz, O., Davidovitch, M., Zubrzak, P., Alstein, M. 2009. An amphiphilic, PK-PBAN analog is a selective pheromonotropic antagonist that penetrates the cuticle of a heliothine insect. Peptides. 30:616-621.
Towards the development of novel pest management agents based upon insect kinin neuropeptide analogs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nachman, R.J., Pietrantonio, P., Coast, G.M. 2009. Towards the development of novel pest management agents based upon insect kinin neuropeptide analogs. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1163:251-261.
Isolation, cloning and expression mapping of a gene encoding an anti-diuretic hormone and other CAPA-related peptides in the disease vector, Rhodnius prolixus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Paluzzi, J., Russell, W.K., Nachman, R.J., Orchard, I. 2008. Isolation, cloning and expression mapping of a gene encoding an anti-diuretic hormone and other CAPA-related peptides in the disease vector, Rhodnius prolixus. Endocrinology. 149:4638-4646.
Interaction of mimetic analogs of insect kinin neuropeptides with arthropod receptors - (Book / Chapter)
Nachman, R.J., Pietrantonio, P.V. 2010. Interaction of mimetic analogs of insect kinin neuropeptides with arthropod receptors. In: Geary, T.G., Maule, A. G., editors. Neuropeptide Systems as Targets for Parasite and Pest Control. Austin, TX. Landes Bioscience. p. 86-98.
Discovery of a cholecystokinin-gastrin like signaling system in nematodes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Janssen, T., Meelkop, E., Lindemans, M., Verstraelen, K., Husson, S.J., Temmerman, L., Nachman, R.J., Schoofs, L. 2008. Discovery of a cholecystokinin-gastrin like signaling system in nematodes. Endocrinology. 144:2826-2839.
Identification of a CAPA-PVK (Ixori-PVK/CAP2b) from single cells of the Gulf Coast tick, Amblyomma maculatum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neupert, S., Russell, W.K., Russell, D.H., Strey, O., Teal, P., Strey, A.A., Nachman, R.J. 2008. Identification of a CAPA-PVK (Ixori-PVK/CAP2b) from single cells of the Gulf Coast tick, Amblyomma maculatum. Pestycydy/Pesticides. 1-2:67-73.
A beta-amino acid pyrokinin analog induces irregular pupariation behavior in larvae of the flesh fly Sarcophaga bullata - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nachman, R.J., Zubrzak, P., Williams, H., Strey, A.A., Zdarek, J. 2007. A beta-amino acid pyrokinin analog induces irregular pupariation behavior in larvae of the flesh fly Sarcophaga bullata. Pestycydy/Pesticides. 210:3979-3989.
The pheromone biosynthesis activating neuropeptide (PBAN) receptor of Heliothis virescens: Identification, functional expression, and structure-activity relationships of ligand analogs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, Y., Nachman, R.J., Aimanova, K., Gill, S., Adams, M.E. 2008. The pheromone biosynthesis activating neuropeptide (PBAN) receptor of Heliothis virescens: Identification, functional expression, and structure-activity relationships of ligand analogs. Peptides. 29:268-275.
Comparison of insect kinin analogs with cis-peptide bond, type VI-turn motifs identifies optimal stereochemistry for interaction with a recombinant arthropod kinin receptor from the Southern cattle tick, Boophilus microplus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taneja-Bageshwar, S., Strey, A.A., Kaczmarek, K., Zabrocki, J., Pietrantonio, P., Nachman, R.J. 2008. Comparison of insect kinin analogs with cis-peptide bond, type VI-turn motifs identifies optimal stereochemistry for interaction with a recombinant arthropod kinin receptor from the southern cattle tick, Boophilus microplus. Peptides. 29:295-301.
An antidiuretic peptide (Tenmo-ADFb) with kinin-like diuretic activity on Malpighian tubules of the house cricket, Acheta domesticus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coast, G.M., Nachman, R.J., Schooley, D.A. 2007. An antidiuretic peptide (Tenmo-ADFb) with kinin-like diuretic activity on Malpighian tubules of the house cricket, Acheta domesticus. Journal of Experimental Biology Online. 210:3979-3989.
Comparative peptidomics of four related hemipteran species: Pyrokinins, myosuppressin, corazonin, adipokinetic hormone, sNPF, and periviscerokinins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Predel, R., Russell, W.K., Russell, D.H., Lopez, J., Esquivel, J.F., Nachman, R.J. 2008. Comparative peptidomics of four related hemipteran species: Pyrokinins, myosuppressin, corazonin, adipokinetic hormone, sNPF, and periviscerokinins. Peptides. 29:162-167.
Diapause hormone in the corn earworm, Helicoverpa zea: Optimum temperature for activity, structure-activity relationships, and efficacy in accelerating flesh fly pupariation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, Q., Zdarek, J., Nachman, R.J., Denlinger, D.L. 2008. Diapause hormone in the corn earworm, Helicoverpa zea: Optimum temperature for activity, structure-activity relationships, and efficacy in accelerating flesh fly pupariation. Peptides. 29:196-205.
Transepithelial flux of an allotostatin and analogs across the anterior midgut of Manduca sexta larvae in vitro - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Audsley, N., Matthews, J., Nachman, R.J., Weaver, R.J. 2008. Transepithelial flux of an allotostatin and analogs across the anterior midgut of Manduca sexta larvae in vitro. Peptides. 29:286-294.
Identifications of selective and non-selective, biostable beta-amino acid agonists of recombinant insect kinin receptors from the Southern cattle tick, Boophilus microplus, and mosquito, Aedes aegypti - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taneja-Bageshwar, S., Strey, A.A., Zubrzak, P., Williams, H., Reyes-Rangel, G., Juaristi, E., Pietrantonio, P., Nachman, R.J. 2008. Identifications of selective and non-selective, biostable beta-amino acid agonists of recombinant insect kinin receptors from the southern cattle tick, Boophilus microplus, and mosquito, Aedes aegypti. Peptides. 29:302-309.
Factors affecting engorgement behavior in the salt marsh horse fly, Tabanus nigrovittatus Macquart (Diptera: Tabanidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Downer, K., Nachman, R.J., Stoffolano, J. 2007. Factors affecting engorgement behavior in the salt marsh horse fly, Tabanus nigrovittatus Macquart (Diptera: Tabanidae). Journal of Insect Behavior. 20:403-412.
Metabolism of cydiastatin 4 and analogues by enzymes associated with the midgut and haemolymph of Manduca sexta larvae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Audsley, N., Matthews, J., Nachman, R.J., Weaver, R.J. 2007. Metabolism of cydiastatin 4 and analogues by enzymes associated with the midgut and haemolymph of Manduca sexta larvae. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 153:80-87.
Insect kinin analogs with cis-peptide bond motif 4-aminopyroglutamate: Optimal stereochemistry - (Proceedings)
Kaczmarek, K.J., Coast, G.M., Williams, H.J., Zabrocki, J., Nachman, R.J. 2007. Insect kinin analogs with cis-peptide bond motif 4-aminopyroglutamate: Optimal stereochemistry. In: Proceedings of the European Peptide Symposium, September 6-8, 2006, Gdansk, Poland. p. 116-117.
Potential metal atom binding sites in insect kinin analogs - (Proceedings)
Lodyga-Chruscinska, E., Oldziej, S., Micera, G., Sanna, D., Chruscinski, L., Kaczmarek, K.J., Nachman, R.J., Zabrocki, J. 2007. Potential metal atom binding sites in insect kinin analogs. In: Proceedings of the European Peptide Symposium, September 6-8, 2006, Gdansk, Poland. p. 150-151.
Inhibition of PK-PBAN-mediated functions in insects: Discovery of selective and non-selective inhibitors - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alstein, M., Ben-Aziz, O., Zeltzer, I., Bhargava, K., Davidovich, M., Strey, A.A., Pryor, N.W., Nachman, R.J. 2007. Inhibition of PK-PBAN-mediated functions in insects: Discovery of selective and non-selective inhibitors. Peptides. 28:574-584.
Introduction: Invertebrate neuropeptides VII - (Other)
Nachman, R.J. 2007. Introduction: Invertebrate neuropeptides VII. Peptides. 28:1-2.
Effect of seasonality and perisulfakinin on engorgement by Tabanus nigrovittatus (Diptera: Tabanidae) in the laboratory - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Downer, K.E., Nachman, R.J., Stoffolano, Jr., J.G. 2007. Effect of seasonality and perisulfakinin on engorgement by Tabanus nigrovittatus (Diptera: Tabanidae) in the laboratory. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 100:251-256.
Structure-activity relationships for in vitro diuretic activity of CAP2b in the housefly - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nachman, R.J., Coast, G.M. 2007. Structure-activity relationships for in vitro diuretic activity of CAP2b in the housefly. Peptides. 28:57-61.
Insect satiety: Sulfakinin localization and the effect of drosulfakinin on protein and carbohydrate ingestion in the blow fly, Phormia regina (Diptera: Calliphoridae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Downer, K.E., Haselton, A.T., Nachman, R.J., Stoffolano, J.G. 2006. Insect satiety: Sulfakinin localization and the effect of drosulfakinin on protein and carbohydrate ingestion in the blow fly, Phormia regina (Diptera: Calliphoridae). Journal of Insect Physiology. 53:106-112.
Beta-Amino Acid Analogs of An Insect Neuropeptide Feature Potent Bioactivity and Resistance to Peptidase Hydrolysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zubrzak, P., Williams, H., Coast, G.M., Isaac, R.E., Reyes-Rangel, G., Juaristi, E., Zabrocki, J., Nachman, R.J. 2007. Beta-amino acid analogs of an insect neuropeptide feature potent bioactivity and resistance to peptidase hydrolysis. Biopolymers. 88:76-82.
A C-terminal aldehyde analog of the insect kinins inhibits diuresis in the housefly - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nachman, R.J., Fehrentz, J., Martinez, J., Kaczmarek, K., Zabrocki, J., Coast, G.M. 2007. A C-terminal aldehyde analog of the insect kinins inhibits diuresis in the housefly. Peptides. 28:146-152.
Comparison of insect kinin analogs with cis-peptide bond motif 4-aminopyroglutamate identifies optimal stereochemistry for diuretic activity. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kaczmarek, K., Williams, H.J., Coast, G.M., Scott, A.I., Zabrocki, J., Nachman, R.J. 2007. Comparison of insect kinin analogs with cis-peptide bond motif 4-aminopyroglutamate identifies optimal stereochemistry for diuretic activity. Biopolymers. 88:1-7.
Corazonin in insects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Predel, R., Neupert, S., Russell, W.K., Schreibner, O., Nachman, R.J. 2007. Corazonin in insects. Peptides. 28:3-10.
Functional comparison of two evolutionary conserved insect neurokinin-like receptors - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Poels, J., Verlinden, H., Fichna, J., Loy, T.V., Franssens, V., Studzian, K., Janecka, A., Nachman, R.J., Broeck, J.V. 2007. Functional comparison of two evolutionary conserved insect neurokinin-like receptors. Peptides. 28:103-108.
Identification of the first Neuropeptides from the CNS of Hemiptera: CAPA peptides of the Southern Green Stinkbug Nezara virdula (L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Predel, R., Russell, W.K., Neupert, S., Russell, D.H., Esquivel, J.F., Nachman, R.J. 2006. Identification of the first neuropeptides from the CNS of Hemiptera: CAPA peptides of the southern green stinkbug Nezara viridula (L.). Peptides. 27:2670-2677.
Chelating Ability of Proctolin Tetrazole Analogue - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lodyga-Chruscinska, E., Sanna, D., Micera, G., Chruscinska, L., Olejnik, J., Nachman, R.J., Zabrocki, J. 2006. Chelating ability of proctolin tetrazole analogue. Acta Biochimica Polonica. 53:65-72.
Comparative Structure-Activity Analysis of Insect Kinin Core Analogs on Recombinant Kinin Receptors from Southern Cattle Boophilus Microplus (Acari:ixodidae) and Mosquito Aedes Aegypti (Diptera:culicidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taneja-Bageshwar, S., Strey, A.A., Zubrzak, P., Pietrantonio, P.V., Nachman, R.J. 2006. Comparative structure-activity analysis of insect kinin core analogs on recombinant kinin receptors from southern cattle tick Boophilus microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) and mosquito Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae). Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology. 62:128-140.
Spectroscopic studies of Cu (II) complexes with an insect kinin analog - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lodyga-Chruscinska, E., Oldziej, S., Sanna, D., Micera, G., Chruscinski, L., Kaczmarek, K., Nachman, R.J., Zabrocki, J. 2006. Spectroscopic studies of Cu (II) complexes with an insect kinin analog. PharmaChem. 5:10-12.
Structure-Activity Relationships for Insect Kinins on Expressed Receptors from a Tick (Acari:ixodidae) and a Mosquito (Diptera:culicidae) - (Proceedings)
Taneja-Bageshwar, S., Strey, A.A., Zubrzak, P., Pietrantonio, P.V., Nachman, R.J. 2006. Structure-activity relationships for insect kinins on expressed receptors from a tick (Acari: Ixodidae) and a mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae). Proceedings of International Conference on Arthropods: Chemical, Physiological and Environmental Perspectives. 3:55-59.
Maldi-Tof/tof Mass Spectrometric Assignment of Leu/ile in Pvk/cap2b Neuropeptides from Single Neurohemal Organ Preparations of Four Flies - (Proceedings)
Nachman, R.J., Russell, W.K., Russell, D.H., Predel, R. 2006. MALDI-TOF/TOF mass spectrometric assignment of Leu/Ile in PVK/CAP2b neuropeptides from single neurohemal organ preparations of four flies. Proceedings of International Conference on Arthropods: Chemical, Physiological and Environmental Perspectives. 3:49-53.
Invertebrate Neuropeptides VI - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nachman, R.J. 2006. Invertebrate neuropeptides VI. Peptides. 27:482.
FMRFamide related peptide ligands activate the Caenorhabditis elegans orphan GPCR Y59H11AL.1 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mertens, I., Clinckspoor, I., Janssen, T., Nachman, R.J., Schoofs, L. 2005. Fmrfamide related peptide ligands activate the Caenorhabditis elegans orphan GPCR Y59H11AL.1. Peptides. 27:1291-1296.
Identification of Tick Periviscerokinin, the First Neurohormone of Ixodidae: Single Cell Analysis by Means of Maldi-Tof/tof Mass Spectrometry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neupert, S., Predel, R., Russell, W.K., Davey, R.B., Pietrantonio, P.V., Nachman, R.J. 2005. Identification of tick periviscerokinin, the first neurohormone of Ixodidae: Single cell analysis by means of MALDI-TOF/TOF mass spectrometry. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 338:1860-1864.
Invertebrate Neuropeptides V - (Other)
Nachman, R.J. 2005. Invertebrate neuropeptides V. Peptides. 26:1-2.
A Comparison of the Pupariation Acceleration Activity of Pyrokinin-Like Peptides Native to the Flesh Fly: Which Peptide Represents the Primary Pupariation Factor? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nachman, R.J., Strey, A.A., Zubrzak, P., Zdarek, J. 2006. A comparison of the pupariation acceleration activity of pyrokinin-like peptides native to the flesh fly: Which peptide represents the primary pupariation factor? Peptides. 27:527-533.
Identification of Pvk/cap2b Neuropeptides from Single Neurohemal Organs of the Stable Fly and Horn Fly Via Maldi-Tof/tof Tandem Mass Spectrometry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nachman, R.J., Russell, W.K., Coast, G.M., Russell, D.H., Miller, J.A., Predel, R. 2006. Identification of PVK/CAP2b neuropeptides from single neurohemal organs of the stable fly and horn fly via MALDI-TOF/TOF tandem mass spectrometry. Peptides. 27:521-526.
Sulfakinins - (Book / Chapter)
Schoofs, L., Nachman, R.J. 2006. Sulfakinins. In: Kastin, A., editor. Handbook of Biologically Active Peptides. New York, NY: Elsevier. p. 183-189.
The Fxprlamide (Pyrokinin/pban) Peptide Family - (Book / Chapter)
Predel, R., Nachman, R.J. 2006. The fxprlamide (pyrokinin/pban) peptide family. In: Kastin, A., editor. Handbook of Biologically Active Peptides. New York, NY: Elsevier. p. 207-213.
Beta-Amino acid analogs of an insect neuropeptide - (Proceedings)
Zubrzak, P., Williams, H., Coast, G.M., Reyes-Rangel, G., Juaristi, E., Zabrocki, J., Strey, A.A., Nachman, R.J. 2006. Beta-Amino acid analogs of an insect neuropeptide. Proceedings of the 19th American Peptide Symposium, New York, NY, June 18-23, 2005. p. 369-370.
Mass Spectrometric Assignment of Leu/ile in Neuropeptides from Single Neurohemal Organ Preparations of Insects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nachman, R.J., Russell, W.K., Coast, G.M., Russell, D.H., Predel, R. 2005. Mass spectrometric assignment of Leu/Ile in neuropeptides from single neurohemal organ preparations of insects. Peptides. 26:2151-2156.
Molecular Characterization of Two G Protein-Coupled Receptor Splice Variants As Flp2 Receptors in Caenorhabditis Elegans - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mertens, I., Meeusen, T., Janssen, T., Nachman, R.J., Schoofs, L. 2005. Molecular characterization of two G protein-coupled receptor splice variants as FLP2 receptors in Caenorhabditis elegans. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 330:967-974.
The Mosquito Aedes Aegypti (L.) Leucokinin Receptor Is a Multiligand Receptor for the Three Aedes Kinins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pietrantonio, P.V., Jagge, C., Taneja-Bageshwar, S., Nachman, R.J., Barhoumi, R. 2005. The mosquito Aedes aegypti (L.) leucokinin receptor is a multiligand receptor for the three Aedes kinins. Insect Molecular Biology. 14:55-67.
Aliphatic Amino Diacid Asu Functions As An Effective Mimic of Tyr(so3h) in Sulfakinins for Myotropic and Food Intake-Inhibition Activity in Insects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nachman, R.J., Vercammen, T., Williams, H., Kaczmarek, K., Zabrocki, J., Schoofs, L. 2005. Aliphatic amino diacid Asu functions as an effective mimic of Tyr(SO3H) in sulfakinins for myotropic and food intake-inhibition activity in insects. Peptides. 26:115-120.
An Active Insect Kinin Analog with 4-Aminopyroglutamate, a Novel Cis-Peptide Bond, Type VI Beta-Turn Motif - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nachman, R.J., Kaczmarek, K., Williams, H., Coast, G.M., Zabrocki, J. 2004. An active insect kinin analog with 4-aminopyroglutamate, a novel cis-peptide bond, type VI beta-turn motif. Biopolymers. 75:412-419.
Functional Characterization of the Putative Orphan Neuropeptide G-Protein Coupled Receptor C26F1.6 in Caenorhabditis Elegans - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mertens, I., Vandingenen, A., Meeussen, T., Janssen, T., Luyten, W., Nachman, R.J., De Loof, A., Schoofs, L. 2004. Functional characterization of the putative orphan neuropeptide G-protein coupled receptor C26F1.6 in Caenorhabditis elegans. Federation of European Biochemical Societies Letters. 573:55-60.
Pharmacology of Stomoxytachykinin Receptor Depends on Second Messenger System - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Poels, J., Nachman, R.J., Akerman, K.E., Oonk, H.B., Guerrero, F., De Loof, A., Janecka, A.E., Torfs, H., Vanden Broeck, J. 2005. Pharmacology of stomoxytachykinin receptor depends on second messenger system. Peptides. 26:109-114.
Substitution of Conserved Glycine Residue by Alanine in Natural and Synthetic Neuropeptide Ligands Causes Partial Agonism at the Stomoxytachykinin Receptor - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Poels, J., Van Loy, T., Franssens, V., Detheux, M., Nachman, R.J., Oonk, H.B., Akerman, K.E., Vassart, G., Parmentier, M., De Loof, A., Torfs, H., Vanden Broeck, J. 2004. Substitution of conserved glycine residue by alanine in natural and synthetic neuropeptide ligands causes partial agonism at the stomoxytachykinin receptor. Journal of Neurochemistry. 90:472-478.
Stereochemistry of Insect Kinin Tetrazole Analogues and Diuretic Activity in Crickets - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nachman, R.J., Coast, G.M., Kaczmarek, K., Williams, H.J., Zabrocki, J. 2004. Stereochemistry of insect kinin tetrazole analogues and diuretic activity in crickets. Acta Biochimica Polonica. 51(1):121-127.
Peptidomics of Cns-Associated Neurohemal Systems of Adult Drosophila Melanogaster: a Mass Spectrometric Survey of Peptides from Individual Flies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Predel, R., Wegener, C., Russell, W.K., Tichy, S.E., Russell, D.H., Nachman, R.J. 2004. Peptidomics of CNS-associated neurohemal systems of adult Drosophila melanogaster: A mass spectrometric survey of peptides from individual flies. Journal of Comparative Neurology. 474:379-392.
Invertebrate Neuropeptides IV - (Other)
Nachman, R.J. 2003. Introduction: Invertebrate neuropeptides IV. Peptides. 24(10):1455-1456.
Comparison of the Effects of Pyrokinins and Related Peptides Identified from Arthropods on Pupariation Behavior in Flesh Fly (Sarcophaga Bullata) Larvae (Diptera: Sarcophagidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zdarek, J., Verleyen, P., Maresh, M., Doleckova, L., Nachman, R.J. 2004. Comparison of the effects of pyrokinins and related peptides identified from arthropods on pupariation behavior in flesh fly (Sarcophaga bullata) larvae (Diptera: Sarcophagidae). Journal of Insect Physiology. 50:233-239.
Mass Spectrometric Analysis of Putative Capa-Gene Products in Musca Domestica and Neobellieria Bullata - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Predel, R., Russell, W.K., Tichy, S.E., Russell, D.H., Nachman, R.J. 2003. Mass spectrometric analysis of putative capa-gene products in Musca domestica and Neobellieria bullata. Peptides. 24(10):1487-1491.
A C-Terminal Insect Kinin Analog Enhances Inhibition of Weight Gain and Induces Significant Mortality in Helicoverpa Zea - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nachman, R.J., Coast, G.M., Fehrentz, J., Kaczmarek, K., Zabrocki, J., Pryor, N.W., Martinez, J. 2003. A C-terminal insect kinin analog enhances inhibition of weight gain and induces significant mortality in Helicoverpa zea. Peptides. 24:1615-1621.
Differential and Developmental Stage Selective Toxicity of a Pentapeptide Derivative to Sunflower Downy Mildew Pathogen - (Other)
Oros, G., Nachman, R.J. 2003. Differential and developmental stage selective toxicity of a pentapeptide derivative to sunflower downy mildew pathogen. Scientific Bulletin of North University of Baia Mare. p. 401-406.
Isolation, identification, and synthesis of a disulfated sulfakinin from the central nervous system of an arthropod the white shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Torfs, P., Baggerman, G., Meeusen, T., Nieto, J., Nachman, R.J., Calderon, J., Deloof, A., Schoofs, L. 2002. Isolation, identification, and synthesis of a disulfated sulfakinin from the central nervous system of an arthropod the white shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 299:312-320.
Enhanced oral availability/activity of a peptidase-resistant amphiphilic OIC analog of the pyrokinin/PBAN neuropeptides - (Proceedings)
Nachman, R.J., Teal, P.E. 2002. Enhanced oral availability/activity of a peptidase-resistant amphiphilic OIC analog of the pyrokinin/PBAN neuropeptides. Proceedings of European Comparative Endocrinologists. 23:2035-2043.
Identification of Drosophila of the invertebrate G-protein couples FMRFamide receptor - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meeusen, T., Mertens, I., Clynen, E., Baggerman, G., Nichols, R., Nachman, R.J., Huybrechts, R., Deloof, A., Schoofs, L. 2002. Identification of Drosophila of the invertebrate G-protein couples FMRFamide receptor. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 99:15363-15368.
Functional Analysis of a G Protein-Coupled Receptor from the Southern Cattle Tick Boophilus Microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) Identifies It As the First Arthropod Myokinin Receptor - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Holmes, S.P., Barhoumi, R., Nachman, R.J., Pietrantonio, P.V. 2003. Functional analysis of a G protein-coupled receptor from the southern cattle tick Boophilus microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) identifies it as the first arthropod myokinin receptor. Insect Molecular Biology. 12(1):27-38.
Occurrence of Insect Kinins in the Flesh Fly, Stable Fly and Horn Fly - Mass Spectrometric Identification from Single Nerves and Diuretic Activity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
NACHMAN, R.J., COAST, G.M., TICHY, S., RUSSELL, D.H., MILLER, J.A., PREDEL, R. OCCURRENCE OF INSECT KININS IN THE FLESH FLY, STABLE FLY AND HORN FLY - MASS SPECTROMETRIC IDENTIFICATION FROM SINGLE NERVES AND DIURETIC ACTIVITY. PEPTIDES. 2002. V. 23. p. 1885-1894.
Enhanced Oral Availability/pheromotropic Activity of Peptidase-Resistant Topical Amphiphilic Analogs of Pyrokinin/pban Insect Neuropeptides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
NACHMAN,R.J., TEAL,P.E., STREY,A.A., ENHANCED ORAL AVAILABILITY/PHEROMOTROPIC ACTIVITY OF PEPTIDASE-RESISTANT TOPICAL AMPHIPHILIC ANALOGS OF PYROKININ/PBAN INSECT NEUROPEPTIDES, PEPTIDES, 2002. 23: 2035-2043
Invertebrate Neuropeptides III - (Other)
Nachman, R.J. 2002. Invertebrate Neuropeptides III. Peptides. 23:1873.
Mode of action of an insect neuropeptide Leucopyrokinin (LPK) on pupariation in fleshfly (Sarcophaga bullata) larvae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zdarek, J., Myska, P., Zemek, R., Nachman, R.J. 2002. Mode of action of an insect neuropeptide Leucopyrokinin (LPK) on pupariation in fleshfly (Sarcophaga bullata) larvae. Journal of Insect Physiology. 48:951-959.
Peptidyl dipeptidases (ANCE and ACER) of Drosophila melanogaster: Major differences in the substrate specificity of two homologs of human angiotensin I-converting enzyme - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Siviter, R.J., Nachman, R.J., Dani, M.P., Keen, J.N., Shirras, A.D., Isaac, R.E. 2002. Peptidyl dipeptidases (ANCE and ACER) of Drosophila melanogaster: Major differences in the substrate specificity of two homologs of human angiotensin I-converting enzyme. Peptides. 23:2025-2034.
Functional Analysis of Synthetic Insectatachykinin Analogs of Recombinant Neurokinin Receptor Expressing Cells - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Torfs, H., Akerman, K.E., Nachman, R.J., Oonk, H.B., Detheux, M., Poels, J., Van Loy, T., Deloof, A., Meleon, R.H., Vassart, G. 2002. Functional analysis of synthetic insectatachykinin analogs of recombinant neurokinin receptor expressing cells. Peptides. 23(11):1999-2005.
In Vitro Release of Digestive Enzymes by Fmrf Amide Related Neuropeptides and Analogues in the Lepidopteran Insect Opisina Arenosella (WALK.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harshini, S., Nachman, R.J., Sreekumar, S. 2002. In vitro release of digestive enzymes by FMRF amide related neuropeptides and analogues in the lepidopteran insect Opisina arenosella (Walk.). Peptides. 23(10):1759-1763.
Activity of crustacean myotropic neuropeptides on the oviduct and hindgut of the crayfish Astacus leptodactylus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Torfs, P., Nachman, R.J., Poulos, C., De Loof, A., Schoofs, L. 2002. Activity of crustacean myotropic neuropeptides on the oviduct and hindgut of the crayfish Astacus leptodactylus. Invertebrate Reproduction and Development. 41:137-142.
Inhibition of digestive enzyme release by neuropeptides in larvae of Opisina arenosella (Lepidoptera: Cryptophasidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harshini, S., Nachman, R.J., Sreekumar, S. 2002. Inhibition of digestive enzyme release by neuropeptides in larvae of Opisina arenosella (Lepidoptera: Cryptophasidae). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. 132:353-358.
Invertebrate Neuropeptides III - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nachman, R.J. 2002. Invertebrate neuropeptides III. Peptides. 23(11):1873.
Cis-Peptide Bond Mimetic Tetrazole Analogs of the Insect Kinins Identify the Active Conformation - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (24-Nov-01)
Enhanced in Vivo Activity of Peptidase-Resistant Analogs of the Insect Kinin Neuropeptide Family - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (24-Nov-01)
Invertebrate Neuropeptides - (Other) - (24-Nov-01)
In Vitro Release of Amylase by Culekinins in Two Insects: Opisina Arenosella (Lepidoptera) and Rhynchophorus Ferrugineus (Coleoptera) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harshini, S., Manchu, V., Sunitha, V.B., Sreekumar, S., Nachman, R.J. 2002. In vitro release of amylase by culekinins in two insects: Opisina arenosella (Lepidoptera) and Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (Coleoptera). Trends in Life Sciences. 17(2):61-64.
Title Change: a Brominated-Fluorene Insect Neuropeptide Analog Exhibitspyrokinin/pban-Specific Toxicity for Adult Females of the Tobacco Budworm Moth - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
TEAL, P.E., NACHMAN, R.J. A BROMINATED-FLUORENE INSECT NEUROPEPTIDE ANALOG EXHIBITS PYROKININ/PBAN-SPECIFIC TOXICITY FOR ADULT FEMALES OF THE tobacco BUDWORM MOTH. PEPTIDES. 23:801-806. 2002.
Synthesis of (S)-3-(1-Hydroxy-P-Carboran-12-Yl)alanine, a Hydrophobic Tyrosin-Mimetic Amino Acid for Peptides - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (11-Sep-01)
Diuretic and Myotropic Activities of N-Terminal Truncated Analogs of Musca Domestica Kinin Neuropeptide - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (04-Sep-01)
Pharmacological Characterization of Stkr, An Insect G Protein-Coupled Receptor for Tachykinin-Like Peptides - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Apr-01)
Newly Discovered Function for Some Myotropic Neuropeptides in Locusts - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (19-Sep-00)
Myostimulatory Neuropeptides in Cockroaches: Structures, Distribution, Pharmacological Actividies and Mimetic Analogs - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (30-Aug-00)
Synthesis of 3-(12-Hydroxy=p-Carboranyl) Propionic Acid, a Hydrophobic, N-Terminal Tyryosine-Mimetic for Peptides - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (22-Aug-00)
Efficacy of Native Fxprlamides (Pyrokinins) and Synthetic Analogs on Visceral Muscles of the American Cockroach - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (30-Jul-00)
Voltage Clamping Single Cells in Intact Malpighian Tubules of Mosquitoes - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (31-May-00)
Expression and Functional Characterization of a Drosophila Neuropeptide Precursor with Homology to Mammalian Preprotachykinin A - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (08-May-00)
Injection of Dip-Allatostatin Or Dip-Allatostatin Pseudopeptides into Matedfemale Diploptera Punctata Inhibits Endogenous Rates of Jh Biosynthesis Andbasal Oocyte Growth - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (25-Jan-00)
Sulfakinins Reduce Food Intake in the Desert Locust, Schistocerca Gregaria - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (20-Jan-00)
Comparison of Active Conformations of the Insectatachykinin/tachykinin and Insect Kinin/tyr-W-Mif-1 Neuropeptide Family Pairs - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (05-Nov-99)
Stimulation of Alpha-Amylase Release in the Scallop Pecten Maximus by the Myosuppressins:structure-Activity Relationships - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (25-Oct-99)
The Changing Faces of Insect Allatostatins: Strucural and Functional Diversity - (Book / Chapter) - (19-Oct-99)
Effects of An Allatostatin and a Myosuppressin on Midgut Carbohydrate Enzyme Activity in the Cockroach Diploptera Punctata - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (22-Jun-99)
Post-Translational Modifications of the Insect Sulfakinins, Sulfation, Pyroglutamate-Formation and O-Methylation of Glutamic Acid - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (05-May-99)
Parturition Hormone in the Tsetse Glossina Morsitans: Activity in Reproductive Tissues from Other Species and Response of Tsetse to Identified Neuropeptides and Other Neuroactive Compounds - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (12-Apr-99)
Antimicrobial Activity of O-Carboranylalanine - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (04-Feb-99)
Comparison of Rates of Penetration Through Insect Cuticle of Amphiphylic Pseudopeptide Mimics of Insect Pyrokinin Neuropeptides - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (08-Oct-98)
Haemolymph and Tissue-Bound Peptidase Resistant Pseudopeptide Mimetic Analogues of the Insect Allatostatins - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (21-Sep-98)
Immunocytochemical Localisation and Biological Activity of Diuretic Peptides in the Housefly, Musca Domestica - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (04-Aug-98)
An Aib-Containing Analogue of the Cockroach Tachykinin-Related Peptide Lemtrp 1, with Potent Bioactivity and Resistance to An Insect Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (02-Mar-98)
Amphiphilic Mimics of Pyrokinin/pban Neuropeptides That Induce Prolonged Pheromonotropic Activity Following Topical Application to a Moth - (Book / Chapter) - (20-Nov-97)
Active Conformation and Peptidase Resistance of Conformationally Restrictedanalogues of the Insect Allatostatin Neuropeptide Family - (Book / Chapter) - (16-Nov-97)
Selective Action and Structure-Activity Relationships of Insect Neuropeptides of the Pyrokinin/pban Family on Pupariation in Fleshfly (Neobelleria Bullata) Larvae - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (14-Nov-97)
Structure-Activity Studies of Schistoflrfamide-Like Peptides - (Review Article) - (18-Sep-97)
Prolonged Pheromonotropic Activity of Pseudopeptide Mimics of Insect Pyrokinin Neuropeptides after Topical Application Or Injection into a Moth - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (20-Aug-97)
Isolation and Immunocytochemical Characterization of Three Tachykinin Related Peptides from the Mosquito, Culex Salinarius - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (28-Jul-97)
Development of Weiner Et Al. Force Field Parameters Suitable for Conformational Studies of [1,4]-Benzodiazepines and Related Compounds - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (10-Apr-97)
Consensus Chemistry and Beta-Turn Conformation of the Active Core of the Myotropic/diuretic Insect Kinin Neuropeptide Family from Experimental and Computational Analysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (17-Jan-97)
Mimetic Analogs of the Myotropic/diuretic Insect Kinin Neuropeptide Family - (Book / Chapter) - (20-Sep-96)
Induction of Pheromone Production in a Moth by Topical Application of a Pseudopeptide Mimic of a Pheromonotropic Neuropeptide - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (23-Aug-96)
Active Conformation and Mimetic Analog Development for the Pyrokinin/pban/ Diapause/pupariation and Myosuppressin Insect Neuropeptide Families - (Book / Chapter) - (18-Jul-96)
Insect Myosuppressins and Sulfakinins Stimulate Release of the Digestive Enzyme Alpha-Amylase in Two Invertebrates: the Scallop Pecten Maximum and Insect Rynchophorus Ferrugineus - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (09-May-96)
Potent, Ance Endopeptidase-Resistant, Aib-Containing Analogs of the Diuretic Insect Kinin Neuropeptides - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (09-May-96)
Pupariation Acceleration in Fleshfly (Sarcophaga Bullata) Larvae by the Pyrokinin/pban Neuropeptide Family:structure-Activity Relationships - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (09-May-96)
Hydrolysis of Insect Neuropeptides by An Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme from the Housefly, Musca Domestica - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (07-May-96)
Aib-Containing Analogs of the Insect Kinin Neuropeptide Family Demonstrate Resistance to An Insect Angiotensin Converting Enzyme and Potent Diuretic Activity - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (11-Apr-96)
The Insect Neuropeptides of the Pyrokinin/pban Family Accelerate Pupariation in the Fleshfly (Sarcophaga Bullata) Larvae - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (10-Apr-96)
Potent Pheromonotropic/myotropic Activity of a Carboranyl Pseudotetrapeptide Analog of the Insect Pyrokinin/pban Neuropeptide Family Administered Via Injection Or Topical Application - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (28-Mar-96)
Mimetic Analog Development for the Insect Pyrokinin/pban/diapause Induction(fxprla) Neuropeptide Family - (Book / Chapter) - (16-Feb-96)
A Nonpeptide Agonist of the Invertebrate Schistoflrfamide Receptor - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (05-Aug-95)
A Nonpeptidal Peptidomimetic Agonist of the Insect Flrfamide Myosuppressin Family - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (27-Jun-95)
Pheromone Biosynthesis Activating Neuropeptides: Functions and Chemistry - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (27-Jun-95)
Conformation and Mimetic Analog Development of Insect Neuropeptides - (Abstract Only) - (20-Mar-95)
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