Nutritional control of egg development

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Hansen, I. A., Boudko, D.Y, Shiao, S.H., Voronov, D.A., Meleshkevitch, E. A., Drake, L., Aguirre, S., Fox, J., Attardo, G. M. and Raikhel, A. S. 2011. AaCAT1 of the Yellow Fever Mosquito, Aedes aegypti, a novel Histidine-specific Amino Acid Transceptor from the SLC7 Family. J. Biol. Chem. 286: 10803-10813. PMID: 21262963 

Park, J. H., Attardo, G. M., Hansen, I. A. and Raikhel, A. S. 2006. GATA factor translation is the downstream step in the TOR-mediated amino acid activation of vitellogenin gene expression in the anautogenous mosquito, Aedes aegypti. J. Biol. Chem. 281, 11167-11176. PMID: 16490782

Attardo, G. M., Hansen, I. A., Shiao, S.H. and Raikhel, A. S. 2006. Identification of two cationic amino acid transporters required for nutritional signaling during mosquito reproduction. J. Exp. Biol, 209, 3071-3078. PMID: 16888056

Hansen, I. A., Attardo, G. M., Roy, S. G. and Raikhel, A. S. 2005. Target of rapamycin – dependent activation of S6 kinase is a central step in the transduction of nutritional signal during egg development in a mosquito. J. Biol. Chem. 280:20565-205672. PMID: 15788394

Hansen, I. A., Attardo, G. M., Park, J.-H., Peng, Q., and Raikhel, A.S. 2004. TOR-mediated amino acid signaling in mosquito anautogeny. Proc. Natl. Acad. USA 101: 10626-10631. PMID: 15229322

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