Effect of diazinon exposure on antioxidant reactions in the silkmoth, Bombyx mori

K. Yamamoto, Y. Tsuji, Y. Aso, T. Hamasaki, S. Shirahata, Y. Katakura

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We investigated the effects of exposure to diazinon, an organophosphate insecticide, on the expression of antioxidant and detoxification factors in the silkmoth. Exposure to diazinon resulted in induction of mRNA encoding manganese containing superoxide dismutase (SOD) and omega-class glutathione S-transferases (GST), whereas no changes were observed in catalase, other class of GST and acetylcholinesterase. Liquid chromatography showed that the amount of reactive oxygen species was increased, whereas the amount of glutathione was decreased in the silkmoth fat body after exposure to diazinon. These results suggest that SOD and omega-class GSTs can contribute to organophosphate resistance in Lepidopterans.

本文言語英語
ページ(範囲)320-325
ページ数6
ジャーナルJournal of Applied Entomology
135
4
DOI
出版ステータス出版済み - 5 1 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Agronomy and Crop Science
  • Insect Science

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