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Transcriptome Resources

Transcriptomes of vector arthropods and non-vector, medically important arthropods and snakes

Overview

Salivary transcriptomes (sialomes) of ticks
Salivary transcriptomes (sialomes) of blood feeding insects
Non-blood feeding sialotranscriptomes
Whole organism transcriptomes
Poisonous animals transcriptomes
Protein databases

Salivary transcriptomes (sialomes) of ticks

Argas monolakensis
Mans BJ, Andersen JF, Schwan TG, Ribeiro JM. Characterization of anti-hemostatic factors in the argasid, Argas monolakensis: implications for the evolution of blood-feeding in the soft tick family. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2008 Jan;38(1):22-41.

Ornithodoros coriaceus
Francischetti IM, Meng Z, Mans BJ, Gudderra N, Hall M, Veenstra TD, Pham VM, Kotsyfakis M, Ribeiro JM. An insight into the salivary transcriptome and proteome of the soft tick and vector of epizootic bovine abortion, Ornithodoros coriaceus. J Proteomics. 2008 Dec 2;71(5):493-512.

Ornithodoros parkeri
Francischetti IM, Mans BJ, Meng Z, Gudderra N, Veenstra TD, Pham VM, Ribeiro JM. An insight into the sialome of the soft tick Ornithodorus parkeri. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2008 Jan;38(1):1-21.

Ixodes scapularis
Valenzuela JG, Francischetti IM, Pham VM, Garfield MK, Mather TN, Ribeiro JM. Exploring the sialome of the tick Ixodes scapularis. J Exp Biol. 2002 Sep;205(Pt 18):2843-64.

Update
Ribeiro JM, Alarcon-Chaidez F, Francischetti IM, Mans BJ, Mather TN, Valenzuela JV, Wikel WK. An annotated catalog of salivary gland transcripts from Ixodes scapularis ticks. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2006 Feb;36(2):111-29.

Ixodes pacificus
Francischetti IM, My Pham V, Mans BJ, Andersen JF, Mather TN, Lane RS, Ribeiro JM. The transcriptome of the salivary glands of the female western black legged tick Ixodes pacificus (Acari: Ixodidae). Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2005 Oct;35(10):1142-61.

Rhipicephalus sanguineus
Anatriello E, Ribeiro JM, de Miranda-Santos IK, Brandão LG, Anderson JM, Valenzuela JG, Maruyama SR, Silva JS, Ferreira BR. An insight into the sialotranscriptome of the brown dog tick, Rhipicephalus sanguineus. BMC Genomics. 2010 Jul 22;11:450.

Tick salivary gland protein annotations
Francischetti IM, Sá-Nunes A, Mans BJ, Santos IM, Ribeiro JM. The role of saliva in tick feeding. Front Biosci. 2009 Jan 1;14:2051-88.

Salivary transcriptomes (sialomes) of blood feeding insects

Nematocera
Ribeiro JM, Mans BJ, Arcà B. An insight into the sialome of blood-feeding Nematocera. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2010 Nov;40(11):767-84.

Aedes aegypti
Valenzuela JG, Pham VM, Garfield MK, Francischetti IM, Ribeiro JM. Toward a description of the sialome of the adult female mosquito Aedes aegypti. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2002 Sep;32(9):1101-22.

Update
Ribeiro JM, Arcà B, Lombardo F, Calvo E, Phan VM, Chandra PK, Wikel SK. An annotated catalogue of salivary gland transcripts in the adult female mosquito Aedes aegypti. BMC Genomics. 2007 Jan 4;8:6.

Aedes albopictus
Arcà B, Lombardo F, Francischetti IM, Pham VM, Mestres-Simon M, Andersen JF, Ribeiro JM. An insight into the sialome of the adult female mosquito Aedes albopictus. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2007 Feb;37(2):107-27.

Anopheles gambiae
Francischetti IM, Valenzuela JG, Pham VM, Garfield MK, Ribeiro JM. Toward a catalog for the transcripts and proteins (sialome) from the salivary gland of the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae. J Exp Biol. 2002 Aug;205(Pt 16):2429-51.

Update
Arcà B, Lombardo F, Valenzuela JG, Francischetti IM, Marinotti O, Coluzzi M, Ribeiro JM. An updated catalog of salivary gland transcripts in the adult female mosquito Anopheles gambiae. J Exp Biol. 2005 Oct;208(Pt 20):3971-86.

Male
Calvo E, Pham VM, Lombardo F, Arcà B, Ribeiro JM. The sialotranscriptome of adult male Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2006 Jul;36(7):570-5.

Anopheles stephensi
Valenzuela JG, Francischetti IM, Pham VM, Garfield MK, Ribeiro JM. Exploring the salivary gland transcriptome and proteome of the Anopheles stephensi mosquito. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2003 Jul;33(7):717-32.

Anopheles funestus
Calvo E, Dao A, Pham VM, Ribeiro JM. An insight into the sialome of Anopheles funestus reveals an emerging pattern in anopheline salivary protein families. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2007 Feb;37(2):164-75.

Anopheles darlingi
Calvo E, Andersen J, Francischetti IM, deL Capurro M, deBianchi AG, James AA, Ribeiro JM, Marinotti O. The transcriptome of adult female Anopheles darlingi salivary glands. Insect Mol Biol. 2004 Feb;13(1):73-88.

Expanded
Calvo E, Pham VM, Marinotti O, Andersen JF, Ribeiro JM. The salivary gland transcriptome of the neotropical malaria vector Anopheles darlingi reveals accelerated evolution of genes relevant to hematophagy. BMC Genomics. 2009 Jan 29;10:57.

Cimex lectularius
Francischetti IM, Calvo E, Andersen JF, Pham VM, Favreau AJ, Barbian KD, Romero A, Valenzuela JG, Ribeiro JM. Insight into the sialome of the bed bug, Cimex lectularius. J Proteome Res. 2010 Aug 6;9(8):3820-31.

Culex pipiens quinquefasciatus
Ribeiro JM, Charlab R, Pham VM, Garfield M, Valenzuela JG. An insight into the salivary transcriptome and proteome of the adult female mosquito Culex pipiens quinquefasciatus. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2004 Jun;34(6):543-63.

Culex tarsalis
Calvo E, Sanchez-Vargas I, Favreau AJ, Barbian KD, Pham VM, Olson KE, Ribeiro JM. An insight into the sialotranscriptome of the West Nile mosquito vector, Culex tarsalis. BMC Genomics. 2010 Jan 20;11:51.

Glossina morsitans morsitans
Alves-Silva J, Ribeiro JM, Van Den Abbeele J, Attardo G, Hao Z, Haines LR, Soares MB, Berriman M, Aksoy S, Lehane MJ. An insight into the sialome of Glossina morsitans morsitans. BMC Genomics. 2010 Mar 30;11:213.

Ochlerotatus triseriatus
Calvo E, Sanchez-Vargas I, Kotsyfakis M, Favreau AJ, Barbian KD, Pham VM, Olson KE, Ribeiro JM. The salivary gland transcriptome of the eastern tree hole mosquito, Ochlerotatus triseriatus. J Med Entomol. 2010 May;47(3):376-86.

Rhodnius prolixus
Ribeiro JM, Andersen J, Silva-Neto MA, Pham VM, Garfield MK, Valenzuela JG. Exploring the sialome of the blood-sucking bug Rhodnius prolixus. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2004 Jan;34(1):61-79.

Simulium nigrimanum
Ribeiro JM, Valenzuela JG, Pham VM, Kleeman L, Barbian KD, Favreau AJ, Eaton DP, Aoki V, Hans-Filho G, Rivitti EA, Diaz LA. An insight into the sialotranscriptome of Simulium nigrimanum, a black fly associated with fogo selvagem in South America. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2010 Jun;82(6):1060-75.

Simulium vittatum
Andersen JF, Pham VM, Meng Z, Champagne DE, Ribeiro JM. Insight into the sialome of the black fly, Simulium vittatum. J Proteome Res. 2009 Mar;8(3):1474-88.

Stomoxys calcitrans
Wang X, Ribeiro JM, Broce AB, Wilkerson MJ, Kanost MR. An insight into the transcriptome and proteome of the salivary gland of the stable fly, Stomoxys calcitrans. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2009 Sep;39(9):607-14.

Triatoma brasiliensis
Santos A, Ribeiro JM, Lehane MJ, Gontijo NF, Veloso AB, Sant'Anna MR, Nascimento Araujo R, Grisard EC, Pereira MH. The sialotranscriptome of the blood-sucking bug Triatoma brasiliensis (Hemiptera, Triatominae). Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2007 Jul;37(7):702-12.

Triatoma infestans
Assumpção TC, Francischetti IM, Andersen JF, Schwarz A, Santana JM, Ribeiro JM. An insight into the sialome of the blood-sucking bug Triatoma infestans, a vector of Chagas' disease. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2008 Feb;38(2):213-32.

Xenopsylla cheopis
Andersen JF, Hinnebusch BJ, Lucas DA, Conrads TP, Veenstra TD, Pham VM, Ribeiro JM. An insight into the sialome of the oriental rat flea, Xenopsylla cheopis (Rots). BMC Genomics. 2007 Apr 16;8:102.

Non-blood feeding sialotranscriptomes

Oncopeltus fasciatus, a seed feeding Hemiptera closely related to triatomines
Francischetti IM, Lopes AH, Dias FA, Pham VM, Ribeiro JM. An insight into the sialotranscriptome of the seed-feeding bug Oncopeltus fasciatus. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2007 Sep;37(9):903-10.

Toxorhynchites amboinensis, a non-blood feeding mosquito
Calvo E, Pham VM, Ribeiro JM. An insight into the sialotranscriptome of the non-blood feeding Toxorhynchites amboinensis mosquito. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2008 May;38(5):499-507.

Whole organism transcriptomes

Anopheles gambiae
Ribeiro JM. A catalogue of Anopheles gambiae transcripts significantly more or less expressed following a blood meal. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2003 Sep;33(9):865-82.

Poisonous animal transcriptomes

Bitis gabonica
Francischetti IM, My-Pham V, Harrison J, Garfield MK, Ribeiro JM. Bitis gabonica (Gaboon viper) snake venom gland: toward a catalog for the full-length transcripts (cDNA) and proteins. Gene. 2004 Aug 4;337:55-69.

Lonomia oblique
Veiga AB, Ribeiro JM, Guimarães JA, Fracischetti IM. A catalog for the transcripts from the venomous structures of the caterpillar Lonomia oblique: identification of the proteins potentially involved in the coagulation disorder and hemorrhagic syndrome. Gene. 2005 Aug 1;355:11-27.

Protein databases

ReAnoXcel (Zip): an Anopheles gambiae protein database, Updated January 2009
Li J, Riehle MM, Zhang Y, Xu J, Oduol F, Gomez SM, Eiglmeier K, Ueberheide BM, Shabanowitz J, Hunt DF, Ribeiro JM, Vernick KD. Anopheles gambiae genome reannotation through synthesis of ab initio and comparative gene prediction algorithms. Genome Biol. 2006;7(3):R24.

Note: This data set refers to this new set of predicted genes, not ENSEMBL predictions.

AnoXcel: an Anopheles gambiae protein database
Ribeiro JM, Topalis P, Louis C. AnoXcel: an Anopheles gambiae protein database. Insect Mol Biol. 2004 Oct;13(5):449-57.

AegyXcel (Zip): an Aedes aegypti protein database from VectorBase Aedes aegypti proteins version 1.2, organized as in AnoXcel above

CuiquiXcel (Zip): a Culex quinquefasciatus protein database from VectorBase Culex quinquefasciatus proteins version 1, organized as in AnoXcel above

IscaXcel (Zip): an Ixodes scapularis protein database from VectorBase Ixodes scapularis proteins version 1, organized as in AnoXcel above

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Last Updated April 19, 2011

Last Reviewed April 13, 2011