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Mutations in pheromone‐binding protein3 contribute to pheromone response variations in Plutella xylostella (L.) (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae)

Jianmei Shen, Liming Hu, Jianqing Dai, Binghan Chen, Guohua Zhong, Xinhua Zhou



Diamondback moth Plutella xylostella (L.) (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae) is one of the most important crucifer pests. Commercial sex attractants have been developed to monitor and control P. xylostella. However, some studies have demonstrated a variety of pheromone responses of P. xylostella in different locations of the world. Soluble pheromone‐binding proteins (PBPs), as a subfamily of odorant‐binding proteins (OBPs), could selectively bind and transport pheromones across aqueous sensillar lymph to the surface of olfactory receptor neurons. It is a worthy well study whether the mutation of PxylPBPs is one of the reasons for the different responses of sex attractors in different regions.

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