Ph.D. Yu Okamura

   Department of Insect Symbiosis
   Host Plant Adaptation
 Phone:+49 (0)3641 57 1520Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology
 Fax:+49 (0)3641 57 1502Hans-Knöll-Straße 8
  emailD-07745 Jena

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1Sontowski, R., Poeschl, Y., Okamura, Y., Vogel, H., Guyomar, C., Cortesero, A.-M., van Dam, N. M. (in press). A high-quality functional genome assembly of Delia radicum L. (Diptera: Anthomiidae) annotated from egg to adult. bioRxiv. doi:10.1101/2021.06.11.447147. [HEC486] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
1Shin, N. R., Shin, S., Okamura, Y., Kirsch, R., Lombard, V., Svacha, P., Denux, O., Augustin, S., Henrissat, B., McKenna, D. D., Pauchet, Y. (2021). Larvae of longhorned beetles (Coleoptera; Cerambycidae) have evolved a diverse and phylogenetically conserved array of plant cell wall degrading enzymes. Systematic Entomology, 46(4), 784-797. doi:10.1111/syen.12488. [HEC482] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
2Steward, R. A., Okamura, Y., Boggs, C. L., Vogel, H., Wheat, C. W. (2021). The genome of the margined white butterfly (Pieris macdunnoughii): sex chromosome insights and the power of polishing with PoolSeq data. Genome Biology and Evolution, 13(4): evab053. doi:10.1093/gbe/evab053. [HEC476] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
1Sato, A., Okamura, Y., Murakami, M. (2020). Diversification and selection pattern of CYP6B genes in Japanese Papilio butterflies and their association with host plant spectra. PeerJ, 8: e10625. doi:10.7717/peerj.10625. [HEC471] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
1Okamura, Y., Sato, A., Tsuzuki, N., Murakami, M., Heidel-Fischer, H. M., Vogel, H. (2019). Molecular signatures of selection associated with host-plant differences in Pieris butterflies. Molecular Ecology, 28(22), 4958-4970. doi:10.1111/mec.15268. [HEC418] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
2Okamura, Y., Sato, A., Tsuzuki, N., Sawada, Y., Hirai, M. Y., Heidel-Fischer, H. M., Reichelt, M., Murakami, M., Vogel, H. (2019). Differential regulation of host plant adaptive genes in Pieris butterflies exposed to a range of glucosinolate profiles in their host plants. Scientific Reports, 9: 7256. doi:10.1038/s41598-019-43703-8. [HEC420] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE
3Okamura, Y., Tsuzuki, N., Kuroda, S., Sato, A., Sawada, Y., Hirai, M. Y., Murakami, M. (2019). Interspecific differences in the larval performance of Pieris butterflies (Lepidoptera: Pieridae) are associated with differences in the glucosinolate profiles of host plants. Journal of Insect Science, 19(3), 1-9. doi:10.1093/jisesa/iez035. [EXT715] OPEN ACCESS gold MPG.PuRE