1. K-State home
  2. »Entomology
  3. »People in Entomology
  4. »Adjunct Ancillary
  5. »Reeck, Gerald R.

Department of Entomology

Department of Entomology
123 W. Waters Hall
1603 Old Claflin Place
Kansas State University
Manhattan KS 66506-4004

785-532-6154
785-532-6232 fax
entomology@ksu.edu

Entomology's 2025 Strategic Plan

Entomology 2025 Plan

K-State 150 logo

Like us and follow us:

Reeck, Gerald R.

Reeck, Gerald R. Professor, Ancillary 407 Chem/Biochem
Manhattan KS 66506 Phone: 785-532-6117 Fax: 785-532-7278 reeck@ksu.edu Home page on Biochemistry websiteArea(s) of Specialization:
Insect proteinase inhibitors and digestive enzymes

Publications

Please visit my home page on the Department of Biochemistry website for a complete list of publications.



Mutti, N. S., J. Louis, L. K. Pappan, K. Pappan, K. Begum, M-S. Chen, Y. Park, N. Dittmer, J. Marshall, J. C. Reese and G. R. Reeck (2008) A novel protein from the salivary glands of the pea aphid, Acyrthosiphon pisum, is essential in feeding on host plants. Proc. Nat. Aca. Sci. USA. 105: 965-9969

Mutti, N. S., Y. Park, J. C. Reese, and G. R. Reeck. 2006. RNAi knockdown of a salivary transcript leading to lethality in the pea aphid, Acyrthosiphon pisum. J. Insect Science 6:38.


Shen, Z., K. Pappan, N.S. Mutti, Q-J. He, M. Denton, Y. Zhang, M.R. Kanost, J.C. Reese, and G. R. Reeck. 2005. Pectinmethylesterase from the rice weevil, Sitophilus oryzae: cDNA isolation and dwquencing, genetic origin, and expression of the recombinant enyzyme. Journal of Insect Science 5:21


Shen, Z., M. Denton, N. Mutti, K. Pappan, M.R. Kanost, J.C. Reese, and G.R. Reeck. 2003. Polygalacturonase from Sitophilus oryzae: possible horizontal transfer of a pectinase gene from fungi to weevils. Journal of Insect Science 3:24


Shen, Z.C., G. Manning, J.C. Reese, and G.R. Reeck. 1999. Pectin methylesterase from the rice weevil, Sitophilus oryzae (L.) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae): purification and characterization. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 29: 209-214


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


Shen, Z.C., J.C. Reese, and G.R. Reeck. 1996. Purification and characterization of polygalacturonase from the rice weevil, Sitophilus oryzae (Coleroptar: Curculionidae). Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 26: 427-433


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


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


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


Feng, G.H., M.S. Chen, K.J. Kramer, and G.R. Reeck. 1991. alpha-amylase inhibitors from rice - fractionation and selectivity towards insects, mammalian and bacterial alpha-amylases. Cereal Chemistry 68: 516-521