Genomes and Genes
Gene Symbol: nAChRa11
Description: nicotinic acetylcholine receptor alpha 11 subunit
Alias: nicotinic acetylcholine receptor alpha 11 subunit, AUGUSTUS-3.0.2_04836, GLEAN_04836, nicotinic acetylcholine receptor a11 subunit, nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunit alpha8
Species: red flour beetle
- Jones A, Sattelle D. The cys-loop ligand-gated ion channel gene superfamily of the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum. BMC Genomics. 2007;8:327 pubmed publisher..These findings on Tribolium castaneum enhance our understanding of cys-loop LGIC functional genomics and provide a useful basis for the development of improved insecticides that target an important agricultural pest...
- Rinkevich F, Scott J. Transcriptional diversity and allelic variation in nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunits of the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum. Insect Mol Biol. 2009;18:233-42 pubmed publisher..Alleles were found for all subunit genes, except Tcasalpha1 and Tcasalpha10. Transcriptional and allelic diversity are discussed with respect to receptor function and potential interactions with insecticides...