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Chen, Ming-Shun

Chen, Ming-Shun Professor, Adjunct 22 Waters Hall
Manhattan Kansas 66506 Phone: 785-532-4719 Fax: 785-532-6232 mchen@ksu.edu Hessian Fly WebsiteArea(s) of Specialization:
Insect molecular genetics and plant resistance to insects


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Bio Brief

  • USDA annual operational funding: $120,000.
  • Wilde, G. and Chen, M.S. Predicting the durability of host resistance and Hessian fly virulence. ($99,850. USDA-IPM, 2003-2006)
  • Chen, M.S. and Reese, J. Signal Transduction in Wheat-Hessian Fly Interaction. ($60,000. KSU-PBC, 2003-2005)
  • Chen, M.S. and Hulbert S. Functional Genomics of Hessian Fly Virulence in Wheat. ($202,864. USDA-NRI, subcontract from Purdue University, 2004-2007)


Education

B.S. Plant Protection, Hunan Agricultural University, 1981
M.S. Entomology, Fujian Agricultural University, 1984
Ph.D. Biochemistry, Kansas State University, 1991

Research

My major research interests include molecular mechanism for host plant resistance, molecular inter-species interaction and co-evolution, signal transduction, functional genomics and proteomics. For specific projects, please visit http://www.oznet.k-state.edu/hessianfly/



Publications

Ali Al-jbory Z.A., Chen M.S. (2016) Indirect Plant Defense against Insect Herbivores: A Review. Insect Science. In press

 

Chen M.S., Liu S., Wang H., Cheng X., El Bouhssini M., Whitworth R.J. (2016) Genes expressed differentially in Hessian fly larvae feeding in resistant and susceptible plants. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 17 (8): 1324.

 

Zhang G., Martin T.J., Fritz A.K., Miller R., Chen M.S., Bowden R.L., Bai G. (2016) Registration of 'Joe' hard white winter wheat. Journal of Plant Registration. 10 (3): 283-286.

 

Baenziger P.S., Graybosch R.A., Regassa T., Klein R., Kruger G., Santra D., Xu L., Rose D.J., Wegulo S.N., Kolmer J., Hein G., Chen M.S., Bai G., Bowden R.L., Poland J. (2016) Release of 'NE05548' (Husker Genetics Brand Panhandle) hard red winter wheat. Journal of Plant Registration. 10 (3): 276-282.

 

Schwarting HN, Withworth RJ, Chen MS, Cramer G, Maxwell T (2016) Impact of Hessian fly, Mayetiola destructor, on developmental aspects of hard red winter wheat in Kansas. Southwestern Entomologist 41: 321-330.

 

Chen M.S., Liu S., Wang H., Cheng X., El Bouhssini M., Whitworth R.J. (2016) Massive shift in gene expression during transitions between developmental stages of the gall midge, Mayetiola destructor. PloS ONE 11(5): e0155616.

 

Zhao C., Shukle R., Escalante L.N., Chen M.S., Richards S., Stuart J.J. (2016) Avirulence gene mapping in the Hessian fly (Mayetiola destructor) reveals a protein phosphatase 2C effector gene family. J. Insect Physiol. 84: 22-31.

 

Schwarting H.N., Whitworth R.J., Cramer G., Chen M.S. (2015) Pheromone trapping to determine Hessian fly (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) activity in Kansas. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 88 (4): 411-417.

 

Zhang G., Martin T.J., Fritz A.K., Miller R., Chen M.S., Bowden R.L., Johnson J.J. (2015) Registration of ‘Oakley CL’ wheat. Journal of Plant Registration. 9:190-195.

 

Zhao, C. et al. (2015) A massive expansion of effector genes underlies gall-formation in the wheat pest Mayetiola destructorCurrent Biology 25(5): 613-620.

 

Li G., Wang Y., Chen M.S., Edae E., Poland J., Akhunov E., Chao S., Bai G. Carver B.F., Yan L. (2015) Precisely mapping a major gene conferring resistance to Hessian fly in bread wheat using genotyping-by-sequencing. BMC Genomics 16: 108.

 

Liu X., Zhang S., Whitworth R.J., Stuart J.J., Chen M.S. (2015) Unbalanced activation of glutathione metabolic pathways suggests potential involvement in plant defense against the gall midge Mayetiola destructor. Nature Scientific Report 5: 8092 (doi:10.1038/srep08092)

 

Harris M.O., Firesen T.L., Xue S.S., Chen M.S., Giron D., Stuart J.J. (2015) Pivoting from Arabidopsis to wheat to understand how agricultural plants integrate responses to biotic stress. Journal of Experimental Botany 66: 513-531.

 

Johnson A.J., Shukle R.H., Chen M.S., Srivastava S., Subramanyam S., Schemerhorn B.J., Weintraub P.G., Abdel Moniem H.E., Flanders K.L., Buntin G.D., Williams C.E. (2014) Differential expression of candidate salivary effector proteins in field collections of Hessian fly, Mayetiola destructor. Insect Molecular Biology In press.

 

Currie Y., Chen M.S., Nickolov R., Bai B., Zhu L. (2014) Impact of transient heat stress on polar lipid metabolism in seedlings of wheat near-isogenic lines contrasting in resistance to Hessian fly (Cecidomyiidae) infestation. Journal of Economic Entomology 107 (6): 2196-2203.

 

Underwood J., Moch J., Chen M.S., Zhu L. (2014) Exogenous salicylic acid enhances the resistance of wheat seedlings to Hessian fly (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) infestation under heat stress. Journal of Economic Entomology In Press.

 

Baenziger P.S., Graybosch R.A., Regassa T., Klein R.N., Kruger G.R., Santra D.K., Xu L., Rose D.J., Wegulo S.N., Jin Y., Kolmer J., Hein G.L.,Chen M.S., Bai G.Bowden R.L., and Poland J. (2014) Registration of ‘NE06545’ (Husker Genetics Brand Freeman) hard red winter wheat. Journal of Plant Registration In press.

 

Aggarval, R., Subramanyam, S., Zhao, C., Chen, M.S., Harris, M.O., Stuart, J.J. (2014) Avirulence effector discovery in a plant galling and plant parasitic arthropod, the Hessian fly (Mayetiola destructor) PloS One 9(6): e100958.

 

Chen, M.S., Wheeler, S., Wang, H., Whitworth, R.J. (2014) Impact of temperatures to Hessian fly resistance of selected wheat cultivars in the Great Plains region. Journal of Economic Entomology 107(3): 1266-1273.

 

Chen, M.S., Wheeler, S., Davis, H., Whitworth, R.J. Knutson, A., Giles, K.L., Royer, T.A., Skinner, M. (2014) Molecular markers for species identification of Hessian fly males caught on sticky pheromone traps. Journal of Economic Entomology 107(3): 1110-1117.

 

Bansal, R., Hulbert, S.H., Reese, J.C., Whitworth, R.J., Stuart, J.J., Chen, M.S. (2014) Pyrosequencing reveals the predominance of Pseudomonadaceae in gut microbiome of a gall midge. Pathogens 3(2): 459-472.

 

Haley, S.D., Johnson, J.J., Peairs, F.B., Stromberger, J.A., Hudson, E.E., Seifert, S.A., Kottke, R.A., Valdez, V.A., Nachtman, J.J., Rudolph, J.B., Bai, B., Chen, X., Bowden, R.L., Jin, Y., Kolmer, J.A., Chen, M.S. Seabourn, B.W. (2014) Registration of 'Cowboy' Wheat. Journal of Plant Registration 8(2): 169-172.

 

Haley, S.D., Johnson, J.J., Peairs, F.B., Stromberger, J.A., Hudson-Arns, E.E., Seifert, S.A., Valdez, V.A., Kottke, R.A., Rudolph, J.B., Bai, G., Chen, X., Bowden, R.L., Jin, Y., Kolmer, J.A., Chen, M.S., Seabourn, B.W., and Dowell, F.E. (2014) Registration of ‘Antero’ wheat. Journal of Plant Registration 8(2): 165-168.

 

Ananthakrishanan, R., Sinha, D.K., Murugan, M., Zhu, K.Y., Chen, M.S., Zhu, Y.C., Smith, C.M. (2014) Comparative gut transcritpome analysis reveals differences between virulent and avirulent Russian wheat aphids Diuraphis noxia. Arthropod-Plant Interactions 8 (2): 79-88.

 

Garcés-Carrera, S., Knutson, A., Wang, H., Giles, K.L., Huang, F., Whitworth, R.J., Smith, C.M., Chen, M.S. (2014) Virulence and Biotype Analyses of Hessian Fly (Mayetiola destructor) Populations from Texas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma. Journal of Economic Entomology 107: 417-423.

 

Currie Y., Moch J., Underwood J., Kharabsheh H., Quesenberry A., Miyagi R., Thomas C., Boney M., Woods S., Chen M.S., and Zhu L. (2014) Transient heat-stress compromises the resistance of wheat seedlings to Hessian fly (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) infestation. Journal of Economic Entomology  107: 389-395.

 

Martin T.J., Zhang G.,Fritz A.K., Miller R., Chen M.S. (2014) Registration of ‘Clara CL” wheat. Journal of Plant Registration 8: 38-42.

 

Hunger R.M., Edwards J.T., Bowden R.L., Yan L., Rayas-Duarte P., Bai G., Horn G.W., Kolmer J.A., Giles K.L., Chen M.S., Jin Y., Osburn R.D., Bayles M.B., Seabourn B.W., Klatt A.R., Carver B.F. (2014) ‘Billings’ Wheat Combines Early Maturity, Disease Resistance, and Desirable Grain Quality for the Southern Great Plains of the USA. Journal of Plant Registration 8: 22-31.

 

Cheng Y., Wang Q., Li Z., Gui J., Hu S., Zhao H., Chen, M.S. (2013) Cytological and comparative proteomic analyses on male dterility in Brassica napus L. induced by the chemical hybridization agent monosulfuron ester sodium. PloS One 8 (11): e80191.

 

Li C., Chen M.S., Chao S., Yu J., Bai G. (2013) Identification of a novel Hessian fly resistance gene, H34, in wheat using recombinant inbred lines and single nucleotide polymorphism markers. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 126 (8): 2065-2071.

 

Khajuria C., Wang H., Liu X, Wheeler X., Reese J.C., El Bohssini M., Whitworth R.J., Chen M.S. (2013) Mobilization of lipids and fortification of cell wall and cuticle are important in host defense against Hessian fly. BMC Genomics 14: 423.

 

Liu X.M, Khajuria C., Li J., Trick H.N., Huang L., Gill B.S., Reeck G.R., Antony G., White F.F., Chen M.S. (2013) Wheat Mds-1 encodes a heat-shock protein and governs susceptibility towards the Hessian fly gall midge. Nature Communication 4: 2070. http://www.nature.com/ncomms/2013/130624/ncomms3070/full/ncomms3070.html

 

Chen H., Zhu Y.C., Whitworth R.J., Reese J.C., Chen M.S. (2013) Serine and cysteine protease-like genes in the genome of a gall midge and their interactions with host plant genotypes. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 43: 701-711.

 

Tan T.T., Carver B.F., Chen M.S., Gu Y.Q., Yan L. (2013) Genetic association of OPR genes with resistance to Hessian fly in hexaploid wheat. Journal of Experimental Botany. BMC Genomics 14:369.

 

Martin T.J., Zhang G.,Fritz A.K., Miller R., Chen, M.S. (2013) Registration of ‘Tiger” wheat. Journal of Plant Registration 7(2): 201-204.

 

Khajuria C., Williams C., J.C., El Bohssini M., Whitworth R.J., Richards S., Stuart J.J., Chen M.S. (2013) Deep Sequencing and Genome-wide Analysis Reveals the Expansion of MicroRNA Genes in the Gall Midge Mayetiola Destructor. BMC Genomics 14: 187.

 

You M., Yue Z., He W., Yang X., Yang G., Xie M., Zhan D., Baxter S.W., Vasseur L., Gurr G.M., Douglas, C.J., Bai, J., Wang, P., Cui, K., Huang, S., Li, X., Zhou, Q., Wu, Z., Chen, Q., Liu C., Wang B., Li X., Xu X., Lu C., Hu M., Davey J.W., Smith S.M., Chen M.S., Xia X., Tang W., Ke F., Zheng D., Hu Y., Song F., You Y., Ma X., Peng L., Zheng Y., Liang Y., Chen Y., Yu L., Zhang Y. Liu, Y., Li G., Fang L., Li J., Zhou X., Lou Y., Gou C., Wang J., Wang J., Yang H., Wang J.  (2013) A heterozygous moth genome provides insights into herbivory and detoxification. Nature Genetics 45: 220-225.

 

Wang H., Zhang H., Dai Z., Chen M.S., Yuan Z. (2013) TSG: A new algorithm for binary and multi-class cancer classification and informative genes selection. BMC Medical Genomics6 (Suppl 1): S3 (http://www.biomedcentral.com/1755-8794/6/S1/S3).

 

El Bouhssini M., Ogbonnaya F.C., Chen M.S., Lhaloui S., Rihavvi F., Dabbous A. (2013) Sources of resistance in primary synthetic hexaploid wheat triticum aestivum L.) to insect pests - Hessian fly, Russian wheat aphid and Sunn pest in the fertile Crescent. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 10.1007/s10722-012-9861-3.

 

Zhang H., Wang H., Dai Z., Chen M.S., Yuan Z. (2012) Improving accuracy for cancer classification with a new algorithm for genes selection. BMC Bioinformatics 13(1): 298.

 

Ma M., Yan Y., Huang L., Chen M.S., Zhao H. (2012) Virus-induced gene-silencing in wheat spikes and grains and its application in functional analysis of HMW-GS-encoding genes. BMC Plant Biology 12: 141 (doi:10.1186/1471-2229-12-141).

 

Haley S.D., Johnson J.J., Peairs F.B., Stromberger J.A., Hudson E.E., Seifert S.A., Kottke R.A., Valdez V.A., Rudolph J.B., Martin T.J., Bai G., Chen X., Bowden R.L., Jin Y., Kolmer J.A., Chen M.S., Seabourn BW (2012) Registration of ‘Denali’ wheat. Journal of Plant Registration 6: 311-314.

 

Haley S.D., Johnson J.J., Westra P.H., Peairs F.B., Stromberger J.A., Hudson E.E., Seifert S.A., Kottke R.A., Valdez V.A., Rudolph J.B., Bai G., Chen X., Bowden R.L., Jin Y., Kolmer J.A., Chen M.S., Seabourn B.W. (2012) Registration of ‘Brawl CL plus’ wheat. Journal of Plant Registration 6: 306–310.

 

Haley S.D., Johnson J.J., Peairs F.B., Stromberger J.A., Hudson E.E., Seifert S.A., Kottke R.A., Valdez V.A., Rudolph J.B., Bai G., Chen X., Bowden R.L., Jin Y., Kolmer J.A., Chen M.S., Seabourn B.W. (2012) Registration of ‘Byrd’ wheat. Journal of Plant Registration 6: 302-305.

 

Stuart J.J., Chen M.S., Shukle R., Harris M.O. (2012) Gall midges (Hessian flies) as plant pathogens. Annu. Rev. Phytopathol. 50: 17.1-17.19.

 

Zhu L., Liu X., Wang H., Khajuria C., Reese J.C., Whitworth R.J., Welti R., and Chen M.S. (2012) Rapid mobilization of membrane lipids in wheat leaf-sheathes during incompatible interactions with Hessian fly. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 25 (7): 920-930.

 

Edwards J.T., Hunger R.M., Smith E.L., Horn G.W., Chen M.S., Yan L., Bai G., Bowden R.L., Rayas-Duarte P., Osburn R.A., Kolmer J.A., Jin Y., Porter D.R., Giles K.L., Seabourn B.W., Bayles M. B., Carver B.F. (2012) ‘Duster’ Wheat: A durable, dual-purpose cultivar adapted to the southern Great Plains of the USA. Journal of Plant Registration 6(1): 37-48.

 

Baenziger P.S., Graybosch R.A., Regassa T., Nelson, L.A., Klein R.N., Santra D., Baltensperger D.D., Krall J.M., Xu L., Wegulo S.N., Jin Y., Kolmer J., Chen M.S., and Bai G. (2012) Registration of  ‘NE01481’ hard red winter wheat. Journal of Plant Registration 6(1): 49-53.

 

Baenziger P.S., Graybosch R.A., Regassa T., Nelson, L.A., Klein R.N., Santra D., Baltensperger D.D., Krall J.M., Xu L., Wegulo S.N., Jin Y., Kolmer J., Chen M.S., and Bai G. (2012) Registration of  ‘NI04421’ hard red winter wheat. Journal of Plant Registration 6(1): 54-59.

 

Zhu L., Reese J.C., Louis J., Campbell L., Chen M.S. (2011) Electrical penetration graph analysis of the feeding behavior of soybean aphids on soybean cultivars with antibiosis. Journal of Economic Entomology 104(6): 2068-2072.

 

Zhu L., Chen M.S., and Liu X. (2011) Changes in phytohormones and fatty acids in wheat and rice seedlings in response to Hessian fly (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) infestation. Journal of Economic Entomology 104(4): 1384-1392.

 

Khajuria C., Buschman L.L., Chen M.S., Siegfried B.D., and Zhu K.Y. (2011) Identification of a novel aminopeptidase P-like gene (OnAPP) possibly involved in Bt toxicity and resistance in a major corn pest (Ostrinia nubilalis) PloS One 6(8): e23983.

 

Bansal R., Hulbert S., Schemerhorn B., Reese J.C., Whitworth R.J., Stuart J.J., Chen M.S. (2011) Hessian fly-associated bacteria: Transmission, essentiality, and composition PloS One 6 (8): e23170.

 

Khajuria C., Buschman L.L., Chen M.S., and Zhu K.Y. (2011) Characterization of six antibacterial response genes and their expression responses to bacterial challenge in European corn borer (Ostrinia nubilalis). Journal ofInsect Physiology 57: 345-355.

 

Zhu Y.C., Guo Z., Chen M.S., Zhu K.Y., Liu X.F., Scheffler B.E. (2011) Major pesticide receptors, detoxification enzymes, and transcriptional profile in midgut of the tobacco budworm, Heliothus virescens (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 106 (2): 296-307.

 

Haley S.D., Johnson J.J., Peairs F.B., Stromberger J.A., Heaton E.E., Seifert S.A., Kottke R.A., Rudolph J.B., Bai G., Bowden R.L., Chen M.S., Chen X., Jin Y., Kolmer J.A., Chen R., and Seabourn B.W. (2011) Registration of 'Snowmass' wheat. Journal of Plant Registration 5: 87-90. 

 

Baenziger P.S.,  Graybosch R.A.,  Nelson L.A., Regassa T., Klein R.N., Baltensperger D.D., Santra D.K., Ibrahim A.M.H., Berzonsky W.,  Krall J.M.,   Xu L., Wegulo S.N., Bernards M.L., Jin Y., Kolmer J., Hatchett J.H., Chen M.S., and Bai G. (2011) Registration of 'NH03614 CL' Wheat.  Journal of Plant Registration 5: 75-80. 

 

Chen M.S., Liu X.-M., Yang Z., Zhao H., Shukle R.H., Stuart J.J., and Hulbert S. (2010) Unconventional conservation among genes encoding small secreted salivary gland proteins from a gall midge. BMC Evolutionary Biology 10: 296.

 

Khajuria C., Buschman L.L., Chen M.S., Muthudrishnan S., and Zhu K.Y. (2010) A gut-specific chitinase gene essential for regulation of chitin content of peritrophic matrix and growth of Ostrinia nubilalis larvae. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 40: 621-629.

 

Zhang S.Z., Shukle R., Mittapalli O., Zhu Y.C., Reese J.C., Wang H.Y., Hua B.Z., and Chen M.S. (2010) The Gut Transcriptome of a Gall Midge, Mayetiola destructor. Journal of Insect Physiology 56: 1198-1206.

 

Cainong J.C., Zavatsky L.E., Chen M.S., Johnson J., Friebe B., Gill B.S., and Lukaszewski A.J. (2010) Wheat-rye T2BS.2BL-2RL recombinants with resistance to Hessian fly (H21). Crop Science 50: 920-925.

 

Smith C.C., Liu, X.M., Wang L.J., Liu X., Chen M.S., Starkey S., and Bai J.F. (2010) Aphid feeding activates expression of a transcriptome of oxylinpin-based defense signals in wheat involved in resistance to herbivory. Journal of Chemical Ecology 36: 260-276.

 

Benatti T.R., Valicente F.H., Aggarwal R., Zhao C., Walling J.G., Chen M.S., Cambron SE, Schemerhorn BJ, Stuart JJ (2010) A neo-sex-chromosome that drives post-zygotic sex determination in the Hessian fly (Mayetiola destructor). Genetics 184: 769-777.

 

Zhu L.C., Liu X., Chen M.S. (2010) Differential accumulation of phytohormones in wheat seedlings attacked by avirulent and virulent Hessian fly (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) larvae. Journal of Economic Entomology 103(1): 178-185.

 

Liu X.M., Williams C.E., Nemacheck J.A., Wang H.Y., Subramanyam S., Zheng C., Chen, M.S. (2010) Reactive Oxygen Species Are Involved in Plant Defense against a Gall Midge. Plant Physiology 152: 985-999.

 

Baenziger P.S., Graybosch R.A., Nelson L.A., Baltensperger L.A. Xu S.N., Wegulo S., Watkins J.E., Jin Y., Kolmer J., Hatchett J.H., Chen M.S., Bai G. (2009) Registration of  ‘Camelot’ wheat. Journal of Plant Registration 3: 256-263.

 

Chen M.S., Liu X.M., Wang H., El Bouhssini M. (2009) Hessian fly (Mayetiola destructor) interactions with barley, rice, and wheat seedlings. Journal of Economic Entomology 102(4): 1663-1672.

 

Aggarwal R., Bennati T.R, Gill N., Zhao C.Y., Chen M.S., Fellers J.P., Schemerhorn B.J., Stuart J.J. (2009) A BAC-based physical map of the Hessian fly genome anchored to polytene chromosomes.  BMC Genomics 10: 293.

 

Khajuria C., Zhu Y.C., Chen M.S., Buschman L.L., Higgins R.A., Yao J., Creso A.L.B., Siegfried B.D., Muthukrishnan S. Zhu K.Y. (2009) Expressed sequence tags from larval gut of the European corn borer (Ostrinia nubilalis):  Exploring candidate genes potentially involved in Bacillus thuringiensis toxicity and resistance. BMC Genomics 10: 286.

 

Haley S.D., Johnson J.J., Westra P.H., Peairs F.B., Stromberger J.A., Heaton E.E., Seifert S.A., Kottke R.A., Rudolph J.B., Bai B., Bowden R.L., Chen M.S., Chen X., Jin Y., Kolmer J.A., Seabourn B.W. (2009) Registration of 'Thunder CL' Wheat. Journal of Plant Registration 3(2): 181-184.

 

El Bouhssini M., Chen M.-S., Lhaloui S., ZharmukhamedovaG., Rihawi F. (2009) Virulence of Hessian fly (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) in the Fertile Crescent. Journal of Applied Entomology 133(5): 381-385.

 

Chen M.S., Echegaray E., Whitworth, R.J., Wang H., Sloderbeck, P.E., Knutson, A., Giles K.L. Royer T.A. (2009) Virulence analysis of Hessian fly (Mayetiola destructor) populations from Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas. Journal of Economic Entomology 102(2): 774-780.

 

Shukle R.H., Mittapalli O, Morton P.K., Chen M.S. (2009) Characterization and expression analysis of a gene encoding a secreted lipase-like protein expressed in the salivary glands of the larval Hessian fly, Mayetiola destructor (Say). Journal of Insect Physiology 55(2): 104-111.

 

Wu J.-X., Liu X.-M., Zhang S.-Z., Y.-C. Zhu, Whitworth R.J., Chen M.-S. (2008) Differential responses of wheat inhibitor-like genes to Hessian fly, Mayetiola destructor, attacks during compatible and incompatible interactions. Journal of Chemical Ecology 34: 1005-1012.

 

Mutti N.S., Pappan L.K., Begum K., Pappan K., Chen M.S., Park Y., Reese J.C., Reeck G.R. (2008) A protein from the salivary glands of the pea aphid, Acyrthosiphon pisum, is essential in feeding on a host plant. Proceeding of National Academy of Science USA 105(29): 9965-9969.

Chen M.S. (2008) Inducible direct plant defense against insect herbivores – A review. Insect Science 15: 101-114.

Stuart J.J., Chen M.S., Harris M. (2008) Hessian fly. In Genome Mapping and Genomics in Animals, Volume 1: Genome Mapping and Genomics in Arthropods (Hunter and Kole eds.). pp93-100. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York.

Ibrahim A.M.H., Haley S.D., Baenziger P.S., Jin Y., Langham M.A.C., Rickertsen J., Kalsbeck S., Little R., Ingemansen J., Chung O.K., Seabourn B.W., Bai G.H., Chen M.S., McVey D.V. (2008) Registration of ‘Alice’ Wheat. Journal of Plant Registration 2: 110-114.

 

Ibrahim A.M.H., Haley S.D., Baenziger P.S., Jin Y., Langham M.A.C., Rickertsen J., Kalsbeck S., Little R., Ingemansen J., Chung O.K., Seabourn B.W., Bai G.H., Chen M.S., McVey D.V. (2008) Registration of ‘Darrell’ Wheat. Journal of Plant Registration 2: 115-121.

 

Baenziger P.S., Beecher B., Graybosch R.A., Ibrahim A.H.M., Baltensperger D.D., Nelson L.A., Jin Y., Wegulo S.N., Watkins J. E., Hatchet J.H., Chen M.S., Bai, G. (2008) Registration of  ‘NE01643’ wheat. Journal of Plant Registration 2: 36-42.

 

Chen M.S., Zhao H.X., Zhu Y.C., Scheffler B., Liu X.M., Liu X., Hulbert S., Stuart J.J. (2008) Analysis of Transcripts and Proteins Expressed in the Salivary Glands of Hessian Fly (Mayetiola destructor) Larvae. Journal of Insect Physiology 54: 1-16.

 

Zhu L., Liu X.M., Liu X., Jeannotte R., Reese J.C., Harris M., Stuart J.J., Chen M.S. (2008) Hessian Fly (Mayetiola Destructor) Attack Causes Dramatic Shift in Carbon and Nitrogen Metabolism in Wheat. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 21: 70-78.

 

Liu X.L., Bai. J., Huang L., Zhu L., Liu X., Weng N., Reese J.C., Harris M., Stuart J.J., and Chen M.S. (2007) Gene Expression of Different Wheat Genotypes during Attack by Virulent and Avirulent Hessian Fly (Mayetiola destructor) Larvae. Journal of Chemical Ecology 33: 2171-2194.

 

Prabhakar S. Chen M.S., Elpidina E.N., Vinokurov K.S., Smith C.M., Oppert B. (2007) Sequence analysis and molecular characterization of larval midgut cDNA transcripts encoding peptidases from the yellow mealworm, Tenebrio molitor L. Insect Molecular Biology 16(4): 455-468.

 

Zhu Y.C., Snodgrass G.L., Chen M.S. (2006) Comparative study on glutathione S-transferase activity, cDNA, and gene expression between Malathion susceptible and resistant strains of the tarnished plant bug, Lygus lineolaris. Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology 87(1): 62-72.

 

Zhu, Y.C., Snodgrass, G.L., and Chen, M.S. (2006) Interaction of Cry1Ac toxin (Bacillus thuringiensis) and proteinase inhibitors on the growth, development, and midgut proteinase activities of the bollworm, Helicoverpa zea. Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology87(1): 39-46.

 

Zhao H.-X., Liu X.-M., Chen M.S. (2006) H22, a major resistance gene to the Hessian fly (Mayetiola destructor), is mapped to the distal region of wheat chromosome 1DS. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 113(8): 1491-1496.

 

Chen M. S., Liu X., Zhu Y.C., Reese J.C., Wilde G.E. (2006). Genes Encoding a group of related small secreted proteins from the gut of Hessian fly larvae [Mayetiola Destructor (Say)] Insect Science 13: 339-348.

 

Maddur A.A., Liu X.M., Zhu Y.C., Fellers F.P., Oppert B., Park Y.S., Bai J., Wilde G.E., Chen M.S. (2006) Cloning and characterization of protease inhibitor-like cDNAs from the Hessian fly Mayetiola destructor (Say). Insect Molecular Biology 15(4): 485-496.

 

Liu X., Fellers J.P., Zhu Y.C., Mutti N.S., El-Bouhssini M., Chen M.S. (2006) Cloning and characterization of cDNAs encoding carboxypeptidase-like proteins from the gut of Hessian fly [Mayetiola destructor (Say)] larvae. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 36: 665-673.

 

Chen M. S. Fellers J.P., Zhu Y.C., Stuart J.J., Hulbert S., El-Bouhssini, Liu X. (2006). A super-family of genes coding for secreted salivary gland proteins from the Hessian fly, Mayetiola destructor. Journal of Insect Science 6: 12 (http://insectscience.org/6.12/).

 

Lobo N.F., Behura S.K., Aggarval R., Hill C.A., Chen M.S., Collins F., Stuart J.J. (2006) Genomic analysis of a 1 Mb region near the telomere of Hessian fly chromosome X2 and avriulence gene vH13. BMC Genomics 7: 7.

 

Baenziger P.S., Beecher B., Graybosch R.A., Baltensperger D.D.,  Nelson L.A., Krall J.M., Jin Y., Watkins J.E., Lyon D.J., Martin A.R., Chen M.S., and Bai G. (2006) Registration of 'Infinity CL' wheat. Crop Science 46: 975-977.

 

Baenziger P.S., Beecher B. , Graybosch R.A., Baltensperger D.D., Nelson L.A., Jin Y., Hatchett J.H., Chen M.S., Bai, G. (2006) Registration of 'Hallam' wheat. Crop Science 46: 977-979.

 

Liu X.M., Brown-Guedira G. L., Hatchett J. H., Owuoche J. O., Chen, M. S. (2005) Genetic characterization and molecular mapping of a Hessian fly-resistance gene transferred from T. turgidum ssp. dicoccum to common wheat. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 111: 1308-1315.

 

Liu X.M., Gill B.S., Chen M.S. (2005) Hessian fly resistance gene H13 is mapped to a distal cluster of resistance genes in chromosome 6Ds of wheat. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 111: 243-249.

 

Liu X.M., Fritz A.K., Reese J.C., Wilde G.E., Gill B.S., Chen M.S. (2005) H9, H10, and H11 compose a cluster of Hessian fly-resistance genes in the distal gene-rich region of wheat chromosome 1AS. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 110: 1473-1480.

 

Brown-Guedira G.L., Hatchett J.H. Liu X.M., Fritz A.K., Owouche J.O., Gill B.S., Sears R.G., Cox T.S., Chen M.S. (2005) Registration of KS99WGRC42 Hessian fly resistant hard red winter wheat germplasm. Crop Science 45: 805-805.

 

Zhu Y.C., Liu X., Maddur M., Oppert B., Chen M.S. (2005) Cloning and characterization of chymotrypsin- and trypsin-like cDNAs from the gut of the Hessian fly [Mayetiola destructor (say)]. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 35(1): 23-32.

 

Zhu Y.C., Snodgrass G.L., Chen M.S. (2004) Enhanced esterase gene expression and activity in a malathion-resistant strain of the tarnished plant bug, Lygus lineolaris. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 34(11): 1175-1186.

 

Behura S., Fernando H., Rider S.D.Jr., Chen M.S., Jackson S., Stuart J.J. (2004) A physically anchored genetic map and linkage to avirulence reveals recombination suppression over the proximal region of Hessian fly chromosome A2. Genetics 167: 343-355.

 

Liu X.M., Fellers J.P., Wilde G.E., Stuart J.J. Chen M.S. (2004) Characterization of two genes expressed in the salivary glands of the Hessian fly [Mayetiola destructor (Say)]. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 34(3): 229-237.

 

Chen M.S., Fellers J.P., Stuart J.J. Reese J.C. Liu X.M. (2004) A group of related cDNAs encoding secreted proteins from Hessian fly [Mayetiola destructor (Say)] salivary glands. Insect Molecular Biology 13(1): 101-108.

 

Baenziger P.S., Beecher B., Graybosch R.A., Baltensperger D.D., Nelson L.A., Krall J.M., McVey D.V., Watkins J.E., Hatchett J.H., Chen M.S. (2004) Registration of 'Goodstreak' wheat. Crop Science 44: 1473-1474.

 

Baenziger P.S., Beecher B., Graybosch R.A., Baltensperger D.D., Nelson L.A., McVey D.V., Watkins J.E., Hatchett J.H., Chen M.S. (2004) Registration of 'Harry' wheat. Crop Science 44: 1474-1475.

 

Chen M.S., Goswami P., Laszlo A. (2002) Differential accumulation of U14 snoRNA and hsc70 mRNA under various stress conditions in Chinese hamster cells. Cell Stress and chaperones 7(1): 65-72.

 

Chen M.S., Laszlo A., Higashikubo R., Roti Roti J.L. (2001) Multiple splicing forms of human Rad17 and their response to X-ray radiation. Gene 277: 145-152.

 

Chen M.S., Laszlo A., Roti Roti J., Hunt C. (2001) Determination of the impact of DNA damage sites on DNA duplex stability by a competitive mobility shift assay (CMSA). Analytical Biochemistry 298: 121-124.

 

Chen M.S., Roti Roti J.L, Laszlo A (1999) Hsc40, a new member of the hsp40 family, exhibits similar expression profile to that of hsc70 in mammalian cells. Gene 238: 333-341.

 

Chen M.S., Laszlo, A. (1999) Unique features of Chinese hamster S13 gene relative to its human and Xenopus analogs. DNA and Cell Biology.18(6): 463-470.

 

Chen M.S., Laszlo, A., Roti Roti, J.L., Hunt, C. (1996) Detection of single base mutations by a competitive mobility shift assay. Analytical Biochemistry 239: 61-69.

 

Chen M.S. Featherstone T., Laszlo, A. (1996) Amplification and altered expression of the hsc70/U14 snoRNA gene in a heat resistant Chinese hamster cell line. Cell Stress and chaperones 1: 47-61.

 

Chen M.S., Fornace A., Laszlo A. (1996) Characterization of an hsp70 related clone encoding a 33 kD protein with homology to a protein which associates with polysomes. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1297: 124-126.

 

Feng G.H., Richardson M., Chen M.S., Kramer K.J., Morgan T.D., Reeck G.R. (1996) a-Amylase inhibitors from wheat: a sequences and patterns of inhibition of insect and human a-amylases. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 26: 419-426.

 

Chen M.S., Johnson B., Wen L., Muthukrishnan S., Kramer K. J., Morgan T.D., Reeck G.R. (1992) Rice Cystatin: Bacterial expression, purification, cysteine proteinase inhibitory activity, and insect growth suppressing activity of a truncated form of the protein. Protein Expression and Purification 3: 41-49.

 

Chen M.S., Feng G.H., Zen K.C., Richardson M., Valdes-Rodrigues S., Reeck G. R., Kramer K. J. (1992) a-Amylases from three species of stored grain Coleoptera and their inhibition by wheat and corn proteinaceous inhibitors. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 22(3): 261-268.

 

Feng G.H., Chen M.S., Kramer K.J., and Reeck G.R. (1991) a-Amylase inhibitors from rice: fractionation and selectivity towards insects, mammalian and bacterial a-Amylases. Cereal Chemistry 68(5): 516-521.

Feng G.H., Chen M.S., Kramer K.J., Reeck G.R. (1991) Reversed-phase high-performance liquid chromatographic separation of wheat proteinaceous inhibitors of insect and mammalian a-amylase. Cereal Chemistry 68(1): 95-99.