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Fang (Rose) Zhu’s Google Scholar Citation

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Adesanya AW#, Morales MA*, Walsh DB, Lavine LC, Lavine MD, Zhu F. (2017) Mechanisms of resistance to three mite growth inhibitors of Tetranychus urticae in hops. Bulletin of Entomological Research

Song L, Wang X, Huang J, Zhu F, Jiang X, Zhang S, Ban L. (2017) Ultrastructure and morphology of antennal sensilla of the adult diving beetle Cybister japonicus Sharp. PloS One 12:e0174643

Moural TW, Lewis KM, Barnaba C, Zhu F, Palmer NA, Sarath G, Scully ED, Jones JP, Sattler SE, Kang C. (2017) Characterization of class III peroxidases from switchgrass (Panicum virgatum). Plant Physiology 173:417-433 doi: http:/​/​dx.​doi.​org/​10.​1104/​pp.​16.​01426

Morales MA*, Mendoza BM*, Lavine LC, Lavine MD, Walsh DB, Zhu F. (2016) Selection of reference genes for expression studies of xenobiotic adaptation in Tetranychus urticae. International Journal of Biological Sciences 12:1129-1139 doi:10.7150/ijbs.16319.

Song L, Jiang X, Wang X, Li J, Zhu F, Tu X, Zhang Z, Ban L. (2016) Male tarsi specific odorant-binding proteins in the diving beetle Cybister japonicus Sharp. Scientific Reports 6:31848 doi:10.1038/srep31848.

Zhu F, Moural TW, Nelson DR, Palli SR. (2016) A specialist herbivore pest adaptation to xenobiotics through up-regulation of multiple Cytochrome P450s. Scientific Reports 6:20421 doi:10.1038/srep20421.

Benoit JB, Adelman ZN, Reinhardt K, Dolan A, Poelchau M, Jennings EC, Szuter EM, Hagan RW, Gujar H, Shukla J, Zhu F et al. (2016) Unique features of a global human ectoparasite identified through sequencing of the bed bug genome. Nature Communications 7:10165 doi:10.1038/ncomms10165.

Zhu F, Lavine LC, O’Neal S, Lavine M, Foss CR, Walsh DB. (2016) Insecticide resistance and management strategies in urban ecosystems. Insects 7,2 doi:10.3390/insects7010002. Invited Review

Piraneo T, Bull J, Morales MA*, Lavine LC, Walsh DB, Zhu F. (2015) Mechanisms of Tetranychus urticae chemical adaptation in hop fields. Scientific Reports 5:17090 doi:10.1038/srep17090.

Yang D, Li W, Zhu F. (2015) Fauna Sinica, Insecta Vol.58 Plecoptera Nemouroidea. Science Press 58, 518 pp. (In Chinese)

Zhu F, Cui Y, Walsh DB, Lavine LC. (2014) Application of RNAi toward insecticide resistance management. In Short Views on Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, eds. R. Chandrasekar, B.K. Tyagi, Z. Gui and G.R. Reeck. Chapter 27, Vol.(2), pp 595-619.

Chandrasekar R, Brintha PG, Park EY, Pelsoi P, Liu F, Ling E, Goldsmith M, Ejiofor A, Pittendrigh, BR, Han, YS, Noriega FG, Sugumaran M, Tyagi BK, Gui Z, Zhu F, Patnaik BB, Michailova P. (2014) Introduction to insect molecular biology. In Short Views on Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, eds. R. Chandrasekar, B.K. Tyagi, Z. Gui and G.R. Reeck. Chapter 1, Vol.(1), pp 3-56.

Yang X, Liu X, Xu X, Li Z, Li Y, Song D, Yu T, Zhu F, Zhang Q, Zhou X. (2014) Gene expression profiling in winged and wingless cotton aphids, Aphis gossypii (Hemiptera: Aphididae). International Journal of Biological Sciences 10:257-267 doi:10.7150/ijbs.7629.

Cui Y, Sui Y, Xu J, Zhu F, Palli SR. (2014) Juvenile hormone regulates Aedes aegypti Krüppel homolog 1 through a conserved E box motif. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 52:23-32.



Zhu F, Moural T, Shah K, Palli SR. (2013) Integrated analysis of cytochrome P450 gene superfamily in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum. BMC Genomics 14:174.

Zhu F, Gujar H, Gordon JR, Haynes KF, Potter MF, Palli SR. (2013) Bed bugs evolved unique adaptive strategy to resist pyrethroid insecticides. Scientific Reports 3:1456.

Xu J, Chandrasekar R, Zhu F, Tan A, Palli SR. (2012) Identification of nuclear receptors involved in regulation of male reproduction in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum. Journal of Insect Physiology 58:710-717.

Zhu F, Sams S, Moural T, Haynes KF, Potter MF, Palli SR. (2012) RNA interference of NADPH-Cytochrome P450 reductase results in reduced insecticide resistance in the bed bug, Cimex lectularius. PLoS One 7(2): e31037.

Liu N, Zhu F. (2011) House fly cytochrome P450s: their role in insecticide resistance and strategies in the isolation and characterization. In Recent Advances in Entomological Research: From Molecular Biology to Pest Management, chapter 14, editors T. Liu, L. Kang, pp. 246-257.

Sheng Z, Xu J, Bai H, Zhu F, Palli SR. (2011) Juvenile hormone regulates vitellogenin gene expression through insulin-like peptide signaling pathway in the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum. Journal of Biological Chemistry 286:41924-41936.

Bai H, Zhu F, Shah K, Palli SR. (2011) Large-scale RNAi screen of G protein-coupled  receptors involved in larval growth, molting and metamorphosis in the red flour beetle. BMC Genomics 12:388.

Zhu F, Xu J, Palli R*, Ferguson J*, Palli SR. (2011) Ingested RNA interference for managing the populations of the Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata. Pest Management Science 67:175-182.

Zhu F, Parthasarathy R, Bai H, Woithe K, Kaussmann M, Nauen R, Harrison DA, Palli SR. (2010) A brain-specific P450 responsible for the majority of deltamethrin resistance in the QTC279 strain of Tribolium castaneum. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107:8557-8562.

Zhu F, Wigginton J, Romero A, Moore A*, Ferguson K*, Palli R*, Potter MF, Haynes KF, Palli SR. (2010) Widespread distribution of knockdown resistance mutations in the bed bug, Cimex lectularius (Hemiptera: Cimicidae), populations in the United States. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology 73:245-257.



Zhu F, Li T, Zhang L, Liu N. (2008) Co-up-regulation of three P450 genes in response to permethrin exposure in permethrin resistant house flies, Musca domestica. BMC Physiology 8:18.

Zhu F, Liu N. (2008) Differential expression of CYP6A5 and CYP6A5v2 in pyrethroid-resistant house flies, Musca domestica. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology 67:107-119.

Zhu F, Feng J, Zhang L, Liu N. (2008) Characterization of two novel cytochrome P450 genes in insecticide-resistant house-flies. Insect Molecular Biology 17:27-37.

Liu N, Liu H, Zhu F, Zhang L. (2007) Differential expression of genes in pyrethroid resistant and susceptible mosquitoes, Culex quinquefasciatus (S.). Gene 394:61-68.

Liu N, Xu Q, Zhu F, Zhang L. (2006) Pyrethroid resistance in mosquitoes. Insect Science 13:159-166.

Liu N, Zhu F, Xu Q, Pridgeon JW, Zhang L. (2006) Behavioral change, physiological modification, and metabolic detoxification: mechanisms of insecticide resistance. Acta Entomologica Sinica 49:671-679.

Zhu F, Feng J, Zhang L, Liu N. (2005) Differential expression between resistant and susceptible house flies, Musca domestica. SAAS Bulletin Biochemistry and Biotechnology 18:20-31.



Yang D, Li W, Zhu F. (2004) Two new species of Rhopalopsole (Plecoptera: leuctridae) from China. Entomological News 115:279-282.

Yang D, Li W, Zhu F. (2004) A new species of Amphinemura (Plecoptera: Nemouridae) from China. Entomological News 115:226-228.

Hu X-P, Zhu F. (2003) Aggressive relationship between two subterranean termites (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae). Current Zoology (formerly Acta Zoologica Sinica) 49:295-302.

Zhu F, Yang D. (2003) Two new species of Nemoura from China (Plecoptera: Nemouridae). Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica 28:474-477. (In Chinese)

Zhu F, Yang D. (2003) Three New Species of Amphinemura (Plecoptera: Nemouridae) from Tibet, China. Entomologica Sinica 10:51-56.

Zhu F, Yang D, Yang C. (2003) Two New Species of Mesonemoura from Tibet, China (Plecoptera: Nemouridae). Aquatic Insects 25:1-8. 

Yang D, Zhu F, Hu X. (2003) Diptera: Lauxaniidae. In Fauna of Insects in Fujian Province of China, editor B. Huang, Vol 8., p. 555-558. (In Chinese)

Zhu F, Yang D, Yang C. (2002) A New Species of the genus Indonemoura Baumann from Tibet, China (Plecoptera: Nemouridae). Entomological Science 5:317-320.

Zhu F, Yang D. (2002) Three new species of Amphinemura from China (Plecoptera: Nemouridae). Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica 27:745-749. (In Chinese)

Yang D, Hu X, Zhu F. (2002) Diptera: Lauxaniidae. In Forest Insects of Hainan, editor F. Huang, p. 779-787. (In Chinese)

Yang D, Hu X, Zhu F. (2001) Diptera: Lauxaniidae. In Insects of Tianmushan National Nature Reserve, editors H. Wu, C. Pan, p. 446-453. (In Chinese)

Yang D, Zhu F, Hu X. (1999) New species of Lauxaniidae from Henan (Diptera: Acalyptratae). In Fauna and Taxonomy of Insects in Henan, editors X. Shen, H. Pei, Vol 4., p. 211-217. (In Chinese)

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