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1. RNA-seq analysis of silkworm eggs in the early stage of diapause blocking with the treatment of hyperoxia and HCL.

With the goal of elucidating the mechanism of blocking the diapause of silkworm eggs, the study was performed by obtaining transcriptomic data at consecutive time points, and in-depth analysis of molecular changes in the diapause process. Using high-throughput sequencing technology, diapause...

Author(s) : Gong Jing; Yang LingZhen; Zheng Xi; Tang Miao; Yan RuiFeng; Zhu Yong

Publisher : Guangxi University, Nanning, China

Journal article : Genomics and Applied Biology 2021 Vol.40 No.1 pp.60-71 ref.6

2. Description of the main aspects influencing Bombyx mori L. (Lepidoptera: Bombycidae) rearing.

Bombyx mori L. is one of the most important species for silk production internationally. Being a domesticated species, there are certain factors to be considered during its breeding. This paper discusses the influence of certain factors on silkworm rearing. Reference is made to B. mori breeds and...

Author(s) : McCook, A. R. T.; Fernández, B. C.; Barcenas, A. R.

Publisher : Instituto de Ciencia Animal, Havana, Cuba

Journal article : Cuban Journal of Agricultural Science 2021 Vol.55 No.1 pp.1-14 ref.52

3. A study on comfort properties of oak tasar silk waste and acrylic blended fabrics.

Oak Tasar is wild silk with natural golden brown colour and unique texture available in Himalayan region of India. A lot of fibre waste is generated during hand spinning of oak Tasar silk yarn which can be utilized by blending it with compatible fibre to incorporate the properties of both fibres in ...

Author(s) : Pallavi Lakhchaura; Manisha Gahlot

Publisher : Applied and Natural Science Foundation, Haridwar, India

Journal article : Journal of Applied and Natural Science 2021 Vol.13 No.2 pp.476-481 ref.13

4. Role of autophagy in midgut stem cells of silkworm Bombyx mori, during larval-pupal metamorphosis.

Autophagy is a critical mechanism for the self-renewal, proliferation, and differentiation of stem cells. Bombyx mori midgut has stem cells that play a role in the regeneration of the larval epithelium in larval stages and the formation of the pupal midgut epithelium during larval-pupal...

Author(s) : Gunay, B.; Goncu, E.

Publisher : Wiley, Hoboken, USA

Journal article : Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology 2021 Vol.108 No.1

5. STING-dependent autophagy suppresses Nosema bombycis infection in silkworms, Bombyx mori.

Nosema bombycis is a unicellular spore-forming obligate parasite, related to fungi, and causes infections in economically important animals and are opportunistic human pathogens. However, the mechanisms of host response to N. bombycis remain unclear. STING (stimulator of interferon genes) is an...

Author(s) : Hua XiaoTing; Xu Wei; Ma SanYuan; Xia QingYou

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Developmental and Comparative Immunology 2021 Vol.115

6. Peptidoglycan recognition protein-S1 acts as a receptor to activate amp expression through the IMD pathway in the silkworm Bombyx mori.

Peptidoglycan recognition proteins (PGRPs) are the most important pattern recognition receptors (PRRs) in insects. PGRPs can recognize pathogenic microorganism peptidoglycans (PGs) and play an important role in innate immunity. Twelve PGRPs have been identified in silkworms. However, the specific...

Author(s) : Wang Qiang; Wang JiaYou; Ren MeiJia; Ma ShangShang; Liu XiaoYong; Chen KePing; Xia HengChuan

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Developmental and Comparative Immunology 2021 Vol.115

7. Production of cloned transgenic silkworms by breeding non-diapausing parthenogenetic strains.

Clonal transgenic silkworms are useful for the functional analysis of insect genes and for the production of recombinant proteins. Such silkworms have previously been created using an existing ameiotic parthenogenetic strain. However, the process was labor intensive, and the efficiency of producing ...

Author(s) : Zabelina, V.; Yonemura, N.; Uchino, K.; Iizuka, T.; Mochida, Y.; Takemura, Y.; Klymenko, V.; Sezutsu, H.; Sehnal, F.; Tamura, T.

Publisher : Elsevier Ireland Ltd, Shannon, Irish Republic

Journal article : Journal of Insect Physiology 2021 Vol.132

8. Expression profiles and possible functions of the ecdysone-related genes in the midgut stem cells of the silkworm, Bombyx mori L., 1758 (Lepidoptera: Bombycidae).

The insect midgut has remarkable similarities with the vertebrate intestine especially concerning controlling cell regulation by the stem cells. While the formation of the pupal midgut from stem cells is regulated by ecdysone, it is inhibited by juvenile hormone via suppression of ecdysone release. ...

Author(s) : Göncü, E.; Parlak, O.

Publisher : Türkiye Entomoloji Dernegi, Bornova, Turkey

Journal article : Türkiye Entomoloji Dergisi 2021 Vol.45 No.2 pp.141-157 ref.37

9. Involvement of RSK phosphorylation in PTTH-stimulated ecdysone secretion in prothoracic glands of the silkworm, Bombyx mori.

It is well known that phosphorylation of extracellular signal-regulated kinase (ERK) is involved in prothoracicotropic hormone (PTTH)-stimulated ecdysteroidogenesis in insect prothoracic glands (PGs). In the present study, we further investigated the downstream signalling pathways. Our results...

Author(s) : Gu, S. H.; Chen, C. H.

Publisher : Wiley, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Insect Molecular Biology 2021 Vol.30 No.5 pp.497-507

10. Molecular diversity between two indigenous silkworm races of Bombyx mori L.

Nistari and Pure Mysore are two indigenous silkworm races that are well adapted to the tropical climatic conditions of India. Nistari is a local race of West Bengal that is widely reared in Eastern and North-eastern states of India. Likewise, Pure Mysore is a local race of Karnataka widely reared...

Author(s) : Nalavadi Chandrakanth; Moorthy, S. M.; Vankadara Sivaprasad

Publisher : MUNIS Research Group (MRG), Ankara, Turkey

Journal article : Munis Entomology & Zoology 2021 Vol.16 No.2 pp.790-798 ref.many

11. Adult lifespan variation in silkworm, Bombyx mori L. and its effect on silk productivity.

Lifespan study is important in silkworm since it directly or indirectly reflects on the viability and productivity of a breed. Polyvoltine silkworm races namely Pure Mysore, exhibiting longer adult lifespan and precocity exhibiting shorter adult lifespan were selected and analyzed for quantitative...

Author(s) : Chaudhuri, R. S.; Subramanya Gopal; Sreenivasa, B. T.; Kumar, C. M. K.

Publisher : MUNIS Research Group (MRG), Ankara, Turkey

Journal article : Munis Entomology & Zoology 2021 Vol.16 No.2 pp.1027-1032 ref.12

12. Loss of p24 from the Bombyx mori nucleopolyhedrovirus genome results in the formation of cuboidal occlusion bodies.

Some insect viruses produce the occlusion body (OB), a large crystalline particle comprising a viral protein that occludes virions to protect them from harsh environments. The shapes and sizes of OBs are diverse depending on baculovirus species, but the detailed molecular mechanism determining them ...

Author(s) : Kokusho, R.; Katsuma, S.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Virology 2021 Vol.559 pp.173-181

13. Histopathology in the gut of silkworm, Bombyx mori Linn. infected with microsporidia.

Author(s) : Ah, B. S.

Publisher : Centre for Advancement of Applied Sciences, Srinagar, India

Journal article : Applied Biological Research 2021 Vol.23 No.1 pp.107-109

14. Effect of methyl-β-cyclodextrin and trehalose on the freeze-drying and spray-drying of sericin for cosmetic purposes.

Sericin is a protein extracted from Bombyx mori silk cocoons. Over the last decade, this wastewater product of the textile industry has shown many interesting biological properties. This protein is widely used in the cosmetic and biomedical fields. In this study, sericin has been obtained via a...

Author(s) : Giovannelli, L.; Milanesi, A.; Ugazio, E.; Fracchia, L.; Segale, L.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Pharmaceuticals 2021 Vol.14 No.3 ref.60

15. Effects of tussah silk fibroin on digestive indexes in rats.

The research explored the nutritional value of tussah silk fibroin. Five indexes of tussah silk fibroin and its effects on the internal organs of rats were determined and analyzed by chemical and biological methods. Special tussah silk fibroin was used to feed these rats, using the method given by...

Author(s) : Dai QiFei; Han JianHua; Sun Yang; Chen Guang

Publisher : Tianjin Food Research Institute Co. Ltd, Tianjin, China

Journal article : Food Research and Development 2021 Vol.42 No.6 pp.22-27 ref.13

16. Detection of silkworm (Bombyx mori) and Lepidoptera DNA in feeding stuff by real-time PCR.

Two real-time PCR methods were developed for the specific detection of silkworm (Bombyx mori) as an illegal ingredient in feed. The methods, a single- and a multi-copy approach, amplify small sequences of 91 and 77 basepairs (bp) size, enabling silkworm detection in severely processed products....

Author(s) : Zarske, M.; Zagon, J.; Schmolke, S.; Seidler, T.; Braeuning, A.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Control 2021 Vol.126

17. Utilization of transgenic Bombyx mori for biomaterials production.

Bombyx mori is one of the most studied species of Lepidoptera by the scientific community, being a permanent model organism especially for life sciences. Two major proteins named fibroin and sericin are found in silk thread used in the cocoon. Fibroin is widely used as a biomaterial due to the high ...

Author(s) : Baci, G. M.; Moise, A. R.; Dezmirean, D. S.

Publisher : Banat's University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine, Timisoara, Romania

Journal article : Scientific Papers: Animal Science and Biotechnologies 2021 Vol.54 No.1 pp.110-116 ref.52

18. Employment potential of mulberry sericulture: a case study of Karnataka.

Karnataka is the leading state in mulberry sericulture. The activities involved in cocoon production for mulberry cultivation and silkworm rearing are avenues of high employment generation and hence focussed in the present study. Chitradurga, Kolar and Koppal districts from different geographical...

Author(s) : Dasar, J. R.; Saha, A.; Selvaraju, N. G.; Tewary, P.

Publisher : Crop and Weed Science Society, Nadia, India

Journal article : Journal of Crop and Weed 2021 Vol.17 No.1 pp.129-135 ref.9

19. Reproductive toxicity of Novaluron in Bombyx mori (Lepidoptera: Bombycidae) and its impact on egg production.

Bombyx mori was used as a model to evaluate the reproductive toxicity of Novaluron in insects. Morphological analyses of the testes and ovaries of B. mori throughout their life cycle revealed important alterations in the germ and somatic cells involved in spermatogenesis and oogenesis. We observed...

Author(s) : Santorum, M.; Gastelbondo-Pastrana, B. I.; Scudeler, E. L.; Santorum, M.; Costa, R. M.; Santos, D. C. dos

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Chemosphere 2021 Vol.273

20. Genetic analysis and transcriptome analysis of the mini mutant of the silkworm, Bombyx mori.

The expression levels of some intrinsic genes, protease activity, and regulation of signaling pathways were distinct during different growth and development stages in the silkworm, Bombyx mori. The silkworm mutant mini was discovered from the normal silkworm strain S8V, and the body-size of the ...

Author(s) : Gao MengJie; Mei XingLin; Li Cong; Yu PengCheng; Shen DongXu; Zhao QiaoLing

Publisher : Wiley, Hoboken, USA

Journal article : Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology 2021 Vol.107 No.1

21. Selected nutritional quality and physicochemical properties of silkworm pupae (frozen or powdered) from two species.

This research was performed to examine selected nutritional quality and physicochemical properties of silkworm pupae. Frozen or powdered pupae from two species of silkworm (Bombyx mori and Samia ricinii) were studied. Eri had the largest size with the highest lightness and peak viscosity. The PCA...

Author(s) : Hirunyophat, P.; Chalermchaiwat, P.; On-Nom, N.; Prinyawiwatkul, W.

Publisher : Wiley, Oxford, UK

Journal article : International Journal of Food Science & Technology 2021 Vol.56 No.7 pp.3578-3587

22. Molecular characterization and tissue distribution of calcineurin regulatory B subunit during the prevention of diapause in the silkworm, Bombyx mori.

To clarify the molecular mechanism of prevention of entry into diapause in Bombyx mori by HCl treatment, we biochemically analyzed calcineurin regulatory B subunit (CNB) in diapause eggs treated with HCl solution. Our previous studies revealed that HCl treatment causes Ca2+ to efflux from diapause...

Author(s) : Sato, D.; Yamahama, Y.; Koyama, R.; Mase, K.; Sawada, H.

Publisher : Zoological Society of Japan, Tokyo, Japan

Journal article : Zoological Science 2021 Vol.38 No.4 pp.305-310 ref.29

23. Introducing of the indices 'clarc of energy distribution' and 'clarc of protein transformation' in silkworm production and methods of their calculation.

The study aims to introduce three new universal (sectional, technological and environmental) indexes in the silkworm (Bombyx mory L.) biology and production - "Clarc of energy distribution" (CED), "Clarc of protein transformation" (CPT) and "Index of effective cocoon shell ratio" (IECSR), so as the ...

Author(s) : Penkov, D.; Avramova, K.

Publisher : Plovdiv University Press "Paisii Hilendarski", Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Journal article : Journal of BioScience and Biotechnology 2021 Vol.10 No.1 pp.61-65 ref.25

24. IL versus DES: impact on chitin pretreatment to afford high quality and highly functionalizable chitosan.

Chitin is mainly extracted from crustaceans, but this resource is seasonally dependent and can represent a major drawback to satisfy the traceability criterion for high valuable applications. Insect resources are valuable alternatives due to their lower mineral content. However, the deacetylation...

Author(s) : Huet, G.; Hadad, C.; González-Domínguez, J. M.; Courty, M.; Jamali, A.; Cailleu, D.; Nhien, A. N. van

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Carbohydrate Polymers 2021 Vol.269

25. A 14-amino acids deletion in BmShadow results to non-moult on the 2nd instar in the bivoltine silkworm, Bombyx mori.

The Bombyx mori Shadow gene (BmShadow) belongs to the superfamily of cytochrome P450 genes. To elucidate the function of the BmShadow gene and its association with diapause, we employed the CRISPR/Cas9 system to knock out the BmShadow gene in the bivoltine strain Qiufeng. The mutant (BmShadow-/-)...

Author(s) : Zhu Juan; Chen YanRong; Geng Tao; Tang ShunMing; Zhao QiaoLing; Shen XingJia

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Gene 2021 Vol.777