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role of the peritrophic membrane of Manduca sexta in insect defense

Richard A. Rupp

role of the peritrophic membrane of Manduca sexta in insect defense

by Richard A. Rupp

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Membranes (Biology),
  • Insects.

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    Statementby Richard A. Rupp.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 53 leaves, bound :
    Number of Pages53
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16596399M

    The peritrophic matrix (PM) is a chitin and glycoprotein layer that lines the invertebrate midgut. Although structurally different, it is functionally similar to the mucous secretions of the vertebrate digestive tract. The PM is a physical barrier, protecting the midgut epithelium from abrasive food particles, digestive enzymes, and pathogens infectious per os. It is also a biochemical barrier. One well-conserved defense signaling pathway involves JA. A group of JA-regulated proteins plays a critical role in postingestive plant defense by targeting the insect digestive canal to impair its digestive and absorptive processes (Felton, ). Microarray studies have revealed that scores of genes encoding these proteins are up-regulated by.

    Felton GW, Summers CB () Potential role of ascorbate oxidase as a plant defense protein against insect herbivory. J Chem Ecol 19 – ; Ferreira C, Capella AN, Sitnik R, Terra WR () Digestive enzymes in midgut cells, endo-and ectoperitrophic contents, and peritrophic membranes of Spodoptera frugiperda (lepidoptera) larvae. Terra WR () The origin and functions of the insect peritrophic membrane and peritrophic gel. Arch Insect Biochem Physiol –61 PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar Terra WR, Ferreira C () The physiological role of the peritrophic membrane and trehalase: Digestive enzymes in the midgut and excreta of starved larvae of Rhynchosciara.

      Similarly, the peritrophic membrane of arthropod guts is also chitin‐rich, and this barrier is a major line of defense against pathogens and parasites (Dinglasan et al. ). Furthermore, central features of the arthropod innate immune system, such as the phenoloxidase (PO) cascade, melanization, and antimicrobial peptides (Soderhall and. The apolar cardenolides such as digoxin and digitoxin cross the peritrophic membrane of the insect gut but are restricted by the multidrug transporters (Mdrs) such as P-glycoproteins (P-gps) in the insect gut epithelial layer (Gozalpour et al. ; Petschenka et al. ). This prevents their contact with the target site Na + /K +-ATPase.


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Role of the peritrophic membrane of Manduca sexta in insect defense by Richard A. Rupp Download PDF EPUB FB2

The peritrophic membrane (or peritrophic matrix: PM) is a thin membranous structure that lies along the midgut epithelium in the midgut lumen and consists of chitin and proteins. PM exists between ingested food material and midgut epithelium cells and it is on the frontline of insect-plant and insect-microbe by: 2.

The evidence for the role of the PM in defense against microbial pathogens is varied, Cry1Ac was found to interact with the GalNAc residues on a Manduca sexta aminopeptidase (Burton et al.,Jenkins et W.R.

TerraThe origin and functions of the insect peritrophic membrane and peritrophic gel. Arch. Insect Biochem. Physiol., 47 ( Cited by: 3. The peritrophic membrane (PM) is an invertebrate-unique semi-permeable structure that lines the midgut of an insect. The presence of this matrix in insects has been recognized for over two centuries.

Lyonet found a sheath encasing the food bolus in lepidopteran larvae in Balbiani was the first to refer to this matrix as PM in The PM Cited by: In addition to its pest status, Manduca sexta is an important model organism in the field of entomology, particularly insect physiology (Koenig et al.

Manduca sexta has been used for a series of important studies that contributed to the understanding of insect endocrinology and development (Nijhout and WilliamsBollenbacher et al. Eating barbed wire: Direct and indirect defensive roles of non‐glandular trichomes.

Ishveen Kaur. School of Earth, Environmental and Marine Sciences, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, Texas, USA. Search for more papers by this author. The peritrophic matrix from the midgut of the caterpillar, Helicovera armigera, was solubilized by treatment with anhydrous trifluoromethanesulfonic acid, apparently by depolymerisation of its chitin allowed the efficient extraction of proteins in a technique that may be broadly applicable to the analysis of other structures containing chitin.

The insect midgut epithelium is generally lined with a unique chitin and protein structure, the peritrophic membrane (PM), which facilitates food digestion and protects the gut epithelium. The involvement of microbes in plant defense–insect interactions is probably widespread and warrants more mechanistic investigations.

Roles of peritrophic membranes in protecting herbivorous insects from ingested plant allelochemicals. Proenzyme of Manduca sexta phenol oxidase: Purification, activation. The peritrophic membrane is a barrier to microorganisms but not to the Cry toxins produced by sporulating B.

thuringiensis species after activation in the insect gut. However the latter evidence is based on a single study demonstrating that PM pore sizes in T.

ni and Orgyia pseudotsugata allow the passage of these toxins (Adang and Spence, ). FIGURE 2 (a) Artistic rendering of peritrophic membrane lining and insect gut.

Non-glandular trichomes pierce the membrane and can allow undigested food to mix with hemolymph leading to an immune response. In addition, these structurally intact trichomes are passed out through frass possibly tearing anal muscles. (b). Insect peritrophic membrane functions Renata Bolognesi, Walter Ribeiro Terra, and Clélia Ferreira.

University of São Paulo, Institute of Chemistry, Department of Biochemistry, São Paulo, Brazil. The peritrophic membrane (PM) is a film-like structure that separates food from midgut tissue, composed of chitin and proteins.

Renata Bolognesi, Alberto F. Ribeiro, Walter R. Terra and Clélia Ferreira, The peritrophic membrane of Spodoptera frugiperda: Secretion of peritrophins and role in immobilization and recycling digestive enzymes, Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology, 47, 2. Chitinase expression in the insect gut normally occurs only during moulting, where the chitin of the peritrophic membrane is presumably degraded.

Thus, insects feeding on. Non-glandular trichomes of Solanum carolinense deter feeding by Manduca sexta caterpillars and cause damage to the gut peritrophic matrix.

but also play a mechanical post-ingestive defensive role by rupturing the PM of caterpillars. The origin and functions of the insect peritrophic membrane and peritrophic gel. Arch. Insect. Specialist insect herbivores have evolved efficient ways to adapt to the major defenses of their host plants.

Although Manduca sexta, specialized on Solanaceous plants, has become a model organism for insect molecular biology, little is known about its adaptive responses to the chemical defenses of its study larval performance and. Non-glandular trichomes of Solanum carolinense deter feeding by Manduca sexta caterpillars and cause damage to the gut peritrophic matrix.

but also play a mechanical post-ingestive defensive role by rupturing the PM of caterpillars. The origin and functions of the insect peritrophic membrane and peritrophic gel.

Arch. Insect. Biochem. Direct evidence for the hypothesis that TD has a role in anti-insect defense came initially from studies showing that the enzyme accumulates in the midgut of tomato-reared Manduca sexta larvae (Chen et al., ).

TD activity in the midgut was correlated with reduced levels of free Thr, which is a dietary requirement for phytophagous insects. Yu, X. Q., & Kanost, M. Immulectin-2, a lipopolysaccharide-specific lectin from an insect, Manduca sexta, is induced in response to gram-negative bacteria.

The Journal of Biological Chemistry,– CrossRef PubMed Google Scholar. Role of the Peritrophic Matrix in Insect-Pathogen Interactions from Bacillus thuringiensis to the midgut of Manduca sexta, Plutella xylostella, and Leptinotarsa decemlineata larvae was.

Project Methods In this project, insect genes and proteins that play important roles in the insect midgut, such as those involved in the essential physiological processes and defense mechanisms, will be identified and functionally studied. To identify and characterize the midgut-expressed genes, a combination of techniques will be used, which will include 1.

sequencing. Manduca sexta eggs were bought from a commercial vendor (Carolina Biological Supply, NC, but also play a mechanical post-ingestive defensive role by rupturing the PM of caterpillars.

The origin and functions of the insect peritrophic membrane and peritrophic gel. Arch. Insect.Chitin is one of the most important biopolymers in nature. It is mainly produced by fungi, arthropods and nematodes.

In insects, it functions as scaffold material, supporting the cuticles of the epidermis and trachea as well as the peritrophic matrices lining the gut epithelium. Insect growth and morphogenesis are strictly dependent on the capability to remodel chitin .The R and R consensus motif found within many insect cuticle proteins have been shown to bind chitin, but have no sequence homology to the chitin-binding domain of peritrophic membrane .