Skip to main content

Table 3 Candidate genes for the control of pest leafcutter ants.

From: Expressed sequence tags from Atta laevigata and identification of candidate genes for the control of pest leaf-cutting ants

Process [GenBank Acc*] Description US
Antixenobiosis Cytochrome P450 activity 25
[JI332418-JI332429, JI332686-JI332710] Cell detoxification 12
Development and longevity Development, growth and differentiation 18
[JI332430- JI332440, JI332711-JI332736] Oxidative stress protection 13
  Juvenile hormone binding and synthesis 6
Immunity and resistance to pathogens Immune response 29
[JI332441-JI332452, JI332737-JI332761] Serine protease inhibitor 4
  Melanization and pathogen encapsulation 4
Communication [JI332453-JI332457, JI332762-JI332767] Pheromone/odorant binding and transport 11
Signaling Generation and stability of signaling 6
[JI332458, JI332459, JI332768-JI332773] Acetylcholine receptor 2
Behavior Courtship and behavior 5
[JI332460, JI332461, JI332774-JI332782] Learning and memory 3
  Others 3
Polysaccharide metabolism [JI332462, JI332463, JI332783] Glycogen and starch degradation 3
Intermediary metabolism [JI332464, JI332465] Arginine kynase activity 2
Total   146
  1. *Transcriptome Shotgun Assembly database.