Haobo Jiang

Entomology and Plant Pathology
Oklahoma State University
E-mail: Haobo.jiang@okstate.edu
Page: http://entoplp.okstate.edu/profiles/jiang.htm

Fields of interest: 

Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Innate Immunity


Recent publications:

Zhang X, Zheng Y, Jagadeeswaran G, Ren R, Sunkar R, Jiang H:
Identification and developmental profiling of conserved and novel microRNAs in Manduca sexta.
Insect Biochem. Mol. Biol., (2012) in press.

Zhao P, Lu Z, Strand M, Jiang H:
Antiviral, antiparasitic, and cytotoxic effects of 5,6-dihydroxyindole (DHI), a reactive compound generated by phenoloxidase during insect immune response.
Insect Biochem. Mol. Biol., 41, (2011): 645-652.

Zhang S, Zhang X, Gunaratna R, Najar F, Wang Y, Roe B, Jiang H:
Pyrosequencing-based expression profiling and identification of differentially regulated genes from Manduca sexta, a lepidopteran model insect that lacks genome sequence.
Insect Biochem. Mol. Biol., 41, (2011): 733-746.

Wang Y, Sumathipala N, Rayaprolu S, Jiang H:
Recognition of microbial molecular patterns and stimulation of prophenoloxidase activation by a β-1,3-glucanase-related protein in Manduca sexta larval plasma.
Insect Biochem. Mol. Biol. 41, (2011): 322-331.

Wang Y, Jiang H:
Binding properties of the regulatory domains in Manduca sexta hemolymph proteinase-14, an initiation enzyme of the prophenoloxidase activation system”.
Dev. Com. Immunol. 34, (2010): 316-322.

Li Y, Wang Y, Jiang H, Deng J:
Crystal structure of Manduca sexta prophenoloxidase provides insights into the mechanism of type-3 copper enzymes.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 106, (2009): 17001-17005.

An C, Ishibashi J, Ragan EJ, Jiang H, Kanost MR:
Functions of Manduca sexta hemolymph proteinases HP6 and HP8 in two innate immune pathways.
J. Biol. Chem., 284, (2009): 19716-19726.

Zou Z, Zhao P, Weng H, Mita K, Jiang H:
A comparative analysis of serpin genes in the silkworm genome.
Genomics, 93, (2009): 367-375.

Wang Y, Jiang H:
A positive feedback mechanism in the Manduca sexta prophenoloxidase activation.
Insect Biochem. Mol. Biol. 38, (2008): 763-769.

Dai H, Rayaprolu S, Gong Y, Huang R, Prakash O, Jiang H:
Solution structure, antibacterial activity, and expression profile of Manduca sexta moricin.
J. Peptide Sci., 15, (2008): 855-863.