Kunkel Cockroach References


References from the J. G. Kunkel Laboratory

Anderson, M., E. Bowdan, and J. G. Kunkel. 1994. Comparison of defolliculated oocytes and intact follicles of the cockroach using the vibrating probe to record steady currents. Dev. Biol. 162:111-122. PDF

Anderson, M., E. Bowdan, J. G. Kunkel, and E. K. Tapman. 1990. Functional associations between the oocyte, follicle cells and basal lamina in the cockroach Blattella germanica. The Physiologist 33: A33.

Anderson, M., and J. G. Kunkel. 1990. Cleaning insect oocytes by dissection and enzyme treatment. Tiss. Cell 22:349-358.

Bowdan, E., and J. G. Kunkel. 1990. Patterns of ionic currents around the developing oocyte of the cockroach, Blattella germanica. Dev. Biol. 137: 266-275.

Bowdan, E., and J. G. Kunkel. 1994. Ionic components of dorsal and ventral currents in vitellogenic follicles of the cockroach, Blattella germanica. J. Insect Physiol. 40:323-331.

Duhamel, R. C., and J. G. Kunkel. 1978. A molting rhythm for serum proteins of the cockroach, Blatta orientalis. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 60B: 333-337.

Duhamel, R. C., and J. G. Kunkel. 1983. Cockroach larval-specific protein, a tyrosine-rich serum protein. J. Biol. Chem. 258: 14461-14465.

Duhamel, R. C., and J. G. Kunkel. 1987. Molting cycle regulation of hemolymph protein clearance in cockroaches: Possible size-dependent mechanism. J. Insect Physiol. 33:155-158.

Gochoco, C. H., J. G. Kunkel, and J. H. Nordin. 1986. Studies of the clearance mechanisms of vitellogenins by insect fat body and pericardial cells. J. Cell Biol. 103: 60A.

Gochoco, C. H., J. G. Kunkel, and J. H. Nordin. 1988. Experimental modifications of an insect vitellin affect its structure and its uptake by oocytes. Arch. Insect Biochem. Physiol. 9: 179-200.

Iyengar, A. R., and J. G. Kunkel. 1995. Follicle cell calmodulin in Blattella germanica: Transcript accumulation during vitellogenesis is regulated by juvenile hormone. Dev. Biol. 170:314-320. PDF

Kindle, H., B. Lanzrein, and J. G. Kunkel. 1990. The effect of ions, ion channel blockers, and ionophores on uptake of vitellogenin into cockroach follicles. Dev. Biol. 142:386-391.

Koenig, R., H. Kindle, J. G. Kunkel, and B. Lanzrein. 1987. The effect of calcium on receptor-mediated endocytosis of vitellogenin in cockroach follicles in vitro. Experientia 43: 68.

Koenig, R., H. Kindle, J. G. Kunkel, and B. Lanzrein. 1988. Vitellogenesis in the cockroach Nauphoeta cinerea: Separation of two classes of ovarian binding sites and calcium effects on binding and uptake. Arch. Insect Biochem. Physiol. 9: 323-337.

Koenig, R., J. H. Nordin, C. H. Gochoco, and J. G. Kunkel. 1988. Studies on ligand recognition by vitellogenin receptors in follicle membrane preparations of the German cockroach Blattella germanica. Insect Biochem. 18: 395-404.

Koenig, R., J. H. Nordin, and J. G. Kunkel. 1986. The role of the carbohydrate component in binding of vitellin to oocyte membranes of the German cockroach, Blattella germanica. Adv. Invert. Reprod. 4: 525.

Kunkel, J. G. 1966. Development and the availability of food in the German cockroach, Blattella germanica (L.). J. Insect Physiol. 12: 227-235.Complete MS

Kunkel, J. G. 1973. Gonadotrophic effect of juvenile hormone in Blattella germanica: A rapid, simple quantitative bioassay. J. Insect Physiol. 19:1285-1297.

Kunkel, J. G. 1975. Cockroach Molting. I. Temporal organization of events during molting cycle of Blattella germanica (L.). Biol. Bull. 148: 259-273.

Kunkel, J. G. 1975. Larval-specific serum protein in the order Dictyoptera-II.Antagonist effects of ecdysone and regeneration in the hemolymph of.. Blatta orientalis. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 51B: 177-180.

Kunkel, J. G. 1977. Cockroach Molting. II. The nature of regeneration- induced delay of molting hormone secretion. Biol. Bull. 153: 145-162.

Kunkel, J. G. 1981. A minimal model of metamorphosis: fat body competence to respond to juvenile hormone. In CURRENT TOPICS IN INSECT ENDOCRINOLOGY AND NUTRITION, ed. by G. Bhaskaran, S. Friedman and J. Rodriguez, Plenum Press, 107-130.

Kunkel, J. G. 1986. Dorsoventral currents are associated with vitellogenesis in cockroach ovarioles. in IONIC CURRENTS IN DEVELOPMENT, R. Nuccitelli ed. Prog. Clin. Biol. Rsrch. 210: 165-17.

Kunkel, J. G. and E. Bowdan 1989. Modeling currents about vitellogenic oocytes of the cockroach, Blattella germanica. Biol. Bull. 176(S): 96-102.

Kunkel, J. G. 1991. Models of pattern formation in insect oocytes. In Vivo 5: 443-456.

Kunkel, J. G., M. E Johnson, W. T. Haggerty, and T. D. Sargent. 1976. Conservation of an active site for oocyte recognition in rapidly evolving vitellogenins. Am. Zool. 16: A388.

Kunkel, J. G., R. Koenig, H. Kindle and B. Lanzrein. 1986. Ion flux during vitellogenesis and patterning of insect oocytes. Adv. Invert. Reprod. 4: 101-8.

Kunkel, J. G., and D. M. Lawler. 1974. Larval-specific serum protein in the order Dictyoptera I. Immunologic characterization in larval Blattella germanica and cross-reaction throughout the order. Comp Biochem Physiol B. 47:697-710

Kunkel, J. G. and J. H. Nordin. 1985. Yolk Proteins. In COMPREHENSIVE INSECT PHYSIOLOGY, BIOCHEMISTRY AND PHARMACOLOGY. Chapter 4, Vol.I, eds. GA Kerkut and LI Gilbert, Pergamon Press, pp 83-111. PDF full text

Kunkel, J. G., and M. L. Pan. 1976. Selectivity of yolk protein uptake: Comparison of vitellogenins of two insects. J. Insect Physiol. 22: 809-818.

Kunkel, J. G., G. L. Shepard, R. A. McCarthy, D. Ethier and J. H. Nordin. 1980. Concanavilin A reactivity and carbohydrate structure of Blattella germanica vitellin. Insect Biochem. 10: 703-714.

Nordin JH, Gochoco CH, Wojchowski DM, Kunkel JG. 1984. A comparative study of the size-heterogenous high mannose oligosaccharides of some insect vitellins. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. B. 79:379-90.

Sigel, E., R. Baur, J. G. Kunkel, H. Kindle, and B. Lanzrein. 1990. Demonstration of a voltage dependent calcium current in follicles of the cockroach Nauphoeta cinerea. Invert. Reprod. Dev. 18:159-164.

Storella, J. R., D. M. Wojchowski and J. G. Kunkel. 1985. Structure and embryonic degradation of two native vitellins in the cockroach, Periplaneta americana. Insect Biochem. 15: 259-275.

Wojchowski, D. M. and J. G. Kunkel. 1987. Purification of two distinct oocyte vitellins and identification of their corresponding vitellogenins in fat body and hemolymph of Blaberus discoidalis. Insect Biochem. 17: 189-198.

Zhang, Y., and J. G. Kunkel. 1994. Most egg calmodulin is a follicle cell contribution to the cytoplasm of the Blattella germanica oocyte. Dev. Biol. 160:513-521.

Zhang, Y. 1992. Characterization of insect calmodulin during oogenesis and embryogenesis of Blattella germanica. Dissertation, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, 137.

Zhang, Y., and J. G. Kunkel. 1992. Program of F-actin in the follicular epithelium during oogenesis of the German cockroach, Blattella germanica. Tiss. Cell 24:905-917.

Zhang, Y., and J. G. Kunkel. 1991. High abundance calmodulin from Blattella germanica eggs binds to vitellin subunits but disappears during vitellin utilization. Insect Biochem. 22:293-304.

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