9252 First 454 Transcriptome To The Plant Bug Digestive System:New Leads For Next Generation Transgenic Cotton To Control Sucking Pests

Thursday, January 8, 2009: 11:15 AM
Salon I (Marriott Rivercenter Hotel)
R. Michael Roe, Kevin Donohue, Leonardo Magalhaes and Jaap Van Kretschmar, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
A 454 transcriptome to the digestive system of the plant bug will be described. This description will include characterization of the number of reads and contigs constructed, blast results and a functional characterization of the genes identified relative to their importance in plant bug physiology and their use in insect control.