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Jurat-Fuentes, J. L., and N. Crickmore (2017) "Specificity determinants for Cry insecticidal proteins: Insights from their mode of action" J. Invertbr. Pathol. 142: 5-10. PDF
Glare, T., Jurat-Fuentes, J. L., and M. O'Callaghan (2016) "Basic and Applied Research: Entomopathogenic Bacteria" in Microbial Control of Insect and Mite Pests: from theory to practice, Chapter IV, Lerry Lacey, Editor, Academic Press
Castagnola, A., and J. L. Jurat-Fuentes (2016) "Intestinal regeneration as an insect resistance mechanism to entomopathogenic bacteria"  Curr. Opin. Insect Sci. 15(1): 104-110. PDF
Velez, A., N. Vellichirammal, J. L. Jurat-Fuentes, and B. Siegfried (2016)  "Cry1F resistance among lepidopteran pests: a model for improved resistance management?"  Curr. Opin. Insect Sci. 15(1): 116-124. PDF
Siegfried, B., and J. L. Jurat-Fuentes (2016)  "Editorial overview: Pests and resistance: Resistance to Bt toxins in transgenic crops" Curr. Opin. Insect Sci. 15(1): iv-vi. PDF
Castel, V., Zivanovic, S., Jurat-Fuentes, J. L., Santiago, L. G., Rubiolo, A. C., Carrara, C. R., and F. M. Harte (2016) "Chromatographic fractionation and molecular mass characterization of Cercidium praecox (Brea) gum" J. Sci. Food and Agric. 96(13): 4345-4350. PDF
Jakka, S. R. K., Gong, L., Hasler, J., Banerjee, R., Sheets, J. J., Narva, K., Blanco, C. A., and J. L. Jurat-Fuentes (2015) "Field-evolved Mode 1 fall armyworm resistance to Bt corn associated with reduced Cry1Fa toxin binding and midgut alkaline phosphatase expression" Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 82(4): 1023-1034. PDF
Cheema, M., M. S. Mohan, S. R. Campagna, J. L. Jurat-Fuentes, and F. M. Harte (2015) "The association of low-molecular-weight compounds with native casein micelles in bovine milk" J. Dairy Sci. 98(8): 5155-5163. PDF
Perera, O. P., Shelby, K. S., Popham, H. J. R., Gould, F., Adang, M. J., and J. L. Jurat-Fuentes (2015) "Generation of a transcriptome in a model lepidopteran pest, Heliothis virescens, using multiple sequencing strategies for profiling midgut gene expression" PLoS ONE 10(6): e0128563. PDF
Gong, L., Wang, H., Qi, J., Han, L., Hu, M., and J. L. Jurat-Fuentes (2015) "Homologs of Cry toxin receptor genes in a de novo transcriptome and their altered expression in resistant Spodoptera litura larvae" J. Invertebr. Pathol. 129: 1-6. PDF
Guo, Z., Kang, S., Chen, D., Wu, Q., Wang, S., Xie, W., Zhu, X., Baxter, S. W., Zhou, X., Jurat-Fuentes, J. L., and Y. Zhang (2015) "MAPK signaling pathway alters expression of midgut ALP and ABCC genes and causes resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ac toxin in diamondback moth” PLoS Genetics 11(4): e1005124. PDF
Zhao, C., Jurat-Fuentes, J. L., Abdelgafar, H. M., Pan, H., Song, F., and J. Zhang (2015) "Identification of a new cryI-type gene as candidate for gene pyramiding in corn to control Ostrinia spp. larvae” Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 8(11): 3699-3705. PDF
Adang, M., Crickmore, N., and J. L. Jurat-Fuentes (2014) "Diversity of Bacillus thuringiensis crystal toxins and mechanism of action”, in Advances in Insect Physiology, Vol. 47: Insect Midgut and Insecticidal Proteins, pp. 39-87, Academic Press, San Diego, CA PDF
Jakka, S. R. K., Knight, V. R., and J. L. Jurat-Fuentes (2014) "Spodoptera frugiperda (J.E. Smith) with field-evolved resistance to Bt maize are susceptible to Bt pesticides” J. Inverbr. Pathol. 122: 52-54. PDF
Han, L., Han, C., Liu, Z., Chen, F., Jurat-Fuentes, J. L., Hou, M., and Y. Peng (2014) "Binding site concentration explains the differential susceptibility of Chilo suppresalis and Sesamia inferens to Cry1A-producing rice” Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 80(16): 5134-5140. PDF
Shirley, D., Oppert, C., Reynolds, T. B., Miracle, B., Oppert, B., Klingeman, W. E., and J. L. Jurat-Fuentes (2014) "Expression of an endoglucanase from Tribolium castaneum (TcEG1) in Saccharomyces cerevisiae" Insect Sci. 21(5): 609-618. PDF
Jakka, S. R. K., Knight, V. R., and J. L. Jurat-Fuentes (2014) "Fitness costs associated with field-evolved resistance to Bt maize in Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)” J. Econ. Entomol. 107(1): 342-351. PDF
Sedaratian, A., Fathipour, Y., Talaei-Hassanloui, R., and J. L. Jurat-Fuentes (2013) "Fitness costs of sublethal exposure to Bacillus thuiringiensis in Helicoverpa armigera: a carryover study on offspring” J. Appl. Entomol. 137(7): 540-549. PDF
Tanaka, S., Miyamoto, K., Noda, H., Jurat-Fuentes, J. L., Endo, H., and R. Sato (2013) "The ATP-binding cassette transporter subfamily C member 2 in Bombyx mori larvae is a functional receptor for Cry toxins from Bacillus thuiringiensis” FEBS J. 280(8): 1782-1794. PDF
Mohan, M. S., Jurat-Fuentes, J. L., and F. Harte (2013) "Binding of vitamin A by casein micelles in commercial skim milk" J. Dairy Sci. 96(2): 790-798. PDF
Caccia, S., Moar, W. J., Chandrashekhar, J., Oppert, C., Anilkumar, K. J., Jurat-Fuentes, J. L., and J. Ferre (2012) “Resistance to Cry1Ac toxin in Helicoverpa zea (Boddie) is associated with increased alkaline phosphatasde levels in the midgut lumen” Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 78(16): 5690-5698. PDF
Cancino-Rodezno, A., Lozano, L., Oppert, C., Castro, J. L., Lanz-Mendoza, H., Encarnacion, S., Evans, A. E., Gill, S. S., Soberon, M., Jurat-Fuentes, J. L., and A. Bravo (2012) “Comparative proteomic analysis of Aedes aegypti larval midgut after intoxication with Cry11Aa toxin from Bacillus thuringiensis” PLoS One 7(5): e37034. PDF
Oppert, B., Dowd, S. E., Bouffard, P., Li, L., Conesa, A., Lorenzen, M., Touytges, M., Marshall, J., Huestis, D. L., Fabrick, J., Oppert, C., and J. L. Jurat-Fuentes (2012) “Transcriptome profiling of the intoxication response of Tenebrio molitor larvae to Bacillus thuringiensis Cry3Aa protoxin” PLoS One 7(4): e34624. PDF
Jurat-Fuentes, J. L., and T. Jackson (2012).  "Bacterial Entomopathogens".  In: Insect Pathology, 2nd Edition, Edited by H. Kaya and F. Vera, Elsevier. PDF
Castagnola, A., and J. L. Jurat-Fuentes (2012).  "Bt crops: past and future". In: Bacillus thuringiensis Biotechnology, Edited by E. Sansinenea, Springer. PDF
Lundgren, J., and J. L. Jurat-Fuentes (2012).  "Resistance to Entomopathogens".  In: Insect Pathology, 2nd Edition, Edited by H. Kaya and F. Vega, Elsevier. PDF
Oppert, C. J., Oppert, B., and J. L. Jurat-Fuentes (2012).  "Identification of protein-protein complexes through immunoprecipitation coupled to mass spectrometry".  In: Tools to Understand Protein-Protein Interactions, Edited by I. Gomez, Research Signpost.
Trejo, R., Dokland, T., Jurat-Fuentes, J. L., and F. Harte (2011) “Cryo-transmission electron tomography of native casein micelles from bovine milk” J. Dairy Sci. 94(12): 5770-5775. PDF
Gouffon, C., Van Vliet, A., Van Rie, J., Jansens, S., and J. L. Jurat-Fuentes (2011) “Binding sites for Cry2Ae toxin from Bacillus thuringiensis on heliothine brush border membrane vesicles are not shared with Cry1A, Cry1F or Vip3A toxins” Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 77(10): 3182-3188. PDF
Jurat-Fuentes, J. L., Karumbaiah, L., Jakka, S. R. K., Ning, C., Liu, C., Wu, K., Jackson, J., Gould, F., Blanco, C., Portilla, M., Perera, O. P., and M. J. Adang (2011) “Reduced levels of membrane-bound alkaline phosphatase are common to lepidopteran strains resistant to Cry toxins from Bacillus thuringiensis” PLOS One 6(3): e17606. PDF
Castagnola, A., Eda, S., and J. L. Jurat-Fuentes (2011) “Monitoring stem cell proliferation and differentiation in primary midgut cell cultures from Heliothis virescens larvae using flow cytometry” Differentiation 81(3): 192-198. PDF
Gao, Y., Jurat-Fuentes, J.L., Oppert, B., Fabrick, J.A., Liu, C., Gao, J., and Z. Lei (2011) “Increased toxicity of Bacillus thuringiensis Cry3Aa against Crioceris quatuordecimpunctata, Phaedon brassicae and Colaphellus bowringi by a Tenebrio molitor cadherin fragment” Pest. Manag. Sci. 67(9): 1076-1081. PDF
Willis, J. D., Oppert, B., Oppert, C., Klingeman, W. E., and J. L. Jurat-Fuentes (2011) “Cloning, expression, and characterization of a GHF9 cellulase from Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)” J. Insect Physiol. 57(2): 300-306. PDF
Blanco, C., Portilla, M., Jurat-Fuentes, J. L., Sanchez, J. F., Viteri, D., Vega-Aquino,P., Teran-Vargas, A. P., Azuara-Dominguez, A., Lopez, J. D., Arias, R., Zhu, Y.-C., Lugo –Barrera, D., and R. Jackson (2010) “Susceptibility of isofamilies of Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) to Cry1Ac and Cry1Fa proteins of Bacillus thuringiensis” Southwest. Entomol. 35(3): 409-415. PDF
Willis, J.D., Klingeman, W.E., Oppert, C., Oppert, B., and J. L. Jurat-Fuentes (2010) "Characterization of cellulolytic activity from digestive fluids of Dissosteira carolina (Orthoptera: Acrididae)" Comp. Biochem. Physiol. B Biochem. Mol. Biol. 157 (3): 267-272. PDF
Willis, J.D., Oppert, C., and J. L. Jurat-Fuentes (2010) "Methods for discovery and characterization of cellulolytic enzymes from insects" Insect Sci. 17(3): 184-198. PDF
Ning, C., Wu, K., Liu, C., Gao, Y., Jurat-Fuentes, J.L., and X. Gao (2010) "Characterization of a Cry1Ac toxin-binding alkaline phosphatase in the midgut from Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) larvae" J. Insect Physiol. 56(6):666-672. PDF
Oppert, C., Klingeman, W.E., Willis, J.D., Oppert, B., and J. L. Jurat-Fuentes (2010) "Prospecting for cellulolytic activity in insect digestive fluids" Comp. Biochem. Physiol. Part B 155: 145-154. PDF
Morris, K., Lorenzen, M.D., Hiromasa, Y., Tomich, J., Oppert, C., Elpidina, E.N.,Vinokurov, K., Jurat-Fuentes, J.L., Fabrick, J., and B. Oppert (2009)  “Tribolium castaneum larval gut transcriptome and proteome: a resource for the study of the coleopteran gut” J. Proteome Res. 8(8): 3889-3898. PDF
Castagnola, A., and J. L. Jurat-Fuentes (2009).  “Resistance to Cry toxins and epithelial healing”.  IOBC/WPRS Bulletin, Vol. 45: 27-32. PDF
Fabrick, J., Oppert, C., Lorenzen, M. D., Morris, K., Oppert, B., and J. L. Jurat-Fuentes (2009) "A novel Tenebrio molitor cadherin is a fucntional receptor for Bacillus thuringiensis Cry3Aa toxin" J. Biol. Chem. 284(27): 18401-18410. PDF
Blanco, C.A., Gould, F., Vega-Aquino, P., Jurat-Fuentes, J.L., Perera, O.P., and C.A. Abel (2009) “Response of Heliothis virescens (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) strains to Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ac incorporated into different insect artificial diets” J. Econ. Entomol., 102(4): 1599-1606. PDF
Perera, O.P., Willis, J.D., Adang, M.J., and J.L. Jurat-Fuentes (2009) “Cloning and characterization of the Cry1Ac-binding alkaline phosphatase (HvALP) from Heliothis virescens” Insect Biochem. Molec. Biol. 39(4): 294-302. PDF
Chen, J., Hua, G., Jurat-Fuentes, J.L., Abdullah, M.A., and M. J. Adang (2007) “Synergism of Bacillus thuringiensis toxins by a fragment of a toxin-binding cadherin” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 104(35): 13901-13906. PDF
Jurat-Fuentes, J.L., and M.J. Adang (2007) “A proteomic approach to study Cry1Ac binding proteins and their alterations in resistant Heliothis virescens larvae”.  J. Inv. Pathol. 95(3): 187-191. PDF
Krishnamoorthy, M., Jurat-Fuentes, J.L., McNall, R.J., Andacht, T., and M J. Adang (2007) “Identification of novel Cry1Ac binding proteins in midgut membranes from Heliothis virescens using proteomic analyses”.  Insect Biochem. Molec. Biol., 37(3): pp. 189-201. PDF
Karumbaiah, L., Oppert, B., Jurat-Fuentes, J.L., and M.J. Adang (2007) “Analysis of midgut proteinases from Bacillus thuringiensis-susceptible and –resistant Heliothis virescens (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)”. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. B Biochem. Mol. Biol., 146(1):139-146.PDF
Jurat-Fuentes J. L., and M. J. Adang (2006) “The Heliothis virescens cadherin protein expressed in Drosophila S2 cells functions as a receptor for Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1A, but not Cry1Fa toxins”. Biochemistry, 45(32): pp. 9688-9695. PDF
Adang, M. J. and Juan L. Jurat-Fuentes (2006). “Bacillus thuringiensis Cry proteins”. In: ESA Handbook on Utilization and Management of Insecticides, Acaricides and Transgenic crops; Edited by J. N. All and M. F. Treacy, Entomological Society of America.
Jurat-Fuentes J. L., and M. J. Adang (2006) “Cry toxin mode of action in susceptible and resistant Heliothis virescens larvae”.  J. Invertebr. Pathol., 92(3): pp.166-171. PDF
Jurat-Fuentes J. L., L. J. Gahan, F. L. Gould, D. G. Heckel and M. J. Adang. (2004). “The HevCaLP protein mediates binding specificity of the Cry1A class of Bacillus thuringiensis toxins in Heliothis virescens”.  Biochemistry, 43(44): pp. 14299-14305. PDF
Jurat-Fuentes, J. L., and M. J. Adang (2004). “Characterization of a Cry1Ac-receptor alkaline phosphatase in susceptible and resistant Heliothis virescens larvae”.  Eur. J. Biochem., 271(15): pp. 3127-3135. PDF
Gang, H., J. L. Jurat-Fuentes, and M. J. Adang (2004). “BtR1a extracellular cadherin repeat 12 mediates Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ab binding and cytotoxicity”.  J. Biol. Chem., 279(27), pp. 28051-28056. PDF
Gang, H., J. L. Jurat-Fuentes, and M. J. Adang (2004). “Fluorescent-based assays establish Manduca sexta Bt-R1a cadherin as a receptor for multiple Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1A toxins in Drosophila S2 cells”.  Insect Biochem. Mol. Biol., 34(3), pp. 193-202. PDF
Jurat-Fuentes, J. L., F. L. Gould, and M. J. Adang (2003). “Dual resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ac and Cry2Aa toxins in Heliothis virescens suggests multiple mechanisms of resistance”.   Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 69(10), pp. 5898-5906. PDF
Jurat-Fuentes, J. L., F. L. Gould, and M. J. Adang (2003). “Evidence for multiple mechanisms of resistance to Cry1Ac and Cry2A toxins from Bacillus thuringiensis in Heliothis virescens.  Resistant Pest Management Newsletter. Vol. 12, No. 2, Spring 2003. PDF
Jurat-Fuentes, J. L., F. L. Gould, and M. J. Adang. (2002)  “Altered glycosylation of 63- and 68-kilodalton microvillar proteins in Heliothis virescens correlates with reduced Cry1 toxin binding, decreased pore formation, and increased resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1 toxins”.  Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 68(11), pp. 5711-5717. PDF
Jurat-Fuentes, J. L., and M. J. Adang. (2001) “Importance of Cry1 d-endotoxin domain II loops for binding specificity in Heliothis virescens (L.)”. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 67(1), pp. 323-329.
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Hua, G., Masson, L., Jurat-Fuentes, J. L., Schwab, G., and M. J. Adang (2001) “Binding analyses of Bacillus thuringiensis Cry d-endotoxins using brush border membrane vesicles of Ostrinia nubilalis”. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 67(2), pp. 872-879. PDF
Banks, D. J., Jurat-Fuentes, J. L., Dean, D. H., and M. J. Adang (2001) “Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ac and Cry1Fa delta-endotoxins share common binding proteins in Heliothis virescens”. Insect Biochem. Mol. Biol., 31(9), pp. 909-918. PDF
Jurat-Fuentes, J. L., F. L. Gould, and M. J. Adang (2000). “High levels of resistance and cross-resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1 toxins in Heliothis virescens are due to reduced toxin binding and pore formation. Resistant Pest Management Newsletter. Vol. 11, No. 1, Winter 2000. PDF
 

 

Dr. Juan Luis Jurat-Fuentes
Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology
The University of Tennessee
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