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    • Genes Involved in the Evolution of Herbivory by a Leaf-Mining, Drosophilid Fly 

      Whiteman, Noah K.; Gloss, Andrew D.; Sackton, Timothy; Groen, Simon C.; Humphrey, Parris T.; Lapoint, Richard T.; Sønderby, Ida E.; Halkier, Barbara A.; Kocks, Christine; Ausubel, Frederick M.; Pierce, Naomi Ellen (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2012)
      Herbivorous insects are among the most successful radiations of life. However, we know little about the processes underpinning the evolution of herbivory. We examined the evolution of herbivory in the fly, Scaptomyza flava, ...
    • Relative Roles of the Cellular and Humoral Responses in the Drosophila Host Defense Against Three Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections 

      Nehme, Nadine T.; Quintin, Jessica; Cho, Ju Hyun; Lee, Jeannie T.; Lafarge, Marie-Celine; Kocks, Christine; Ferrandon, Dominique (Public Library of Science, 2011)
      Background: Two NF-kappaB signaling pathways, Toll and immune deficiency (imd), are required for survival to bacterial infections in Drosophila. In response to septic injury, these pathways mediate rapid transcriptional ...