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Intraluminal Farnesol and Farnesal in the Mealworm's Alimentary Canal: An Unusual Storage Site Uncovering Hidden Eukaryote Ca2+-Homeostasis-Dependent "Golgicrine" Activities.

De Loof A, Schoofs L.

Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2019 Dec 19;10:885. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2019.00885. eCollection 2019. Review.

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Nature, Calcigender, Nurture: Sex-dependent differential Ca2+ homeostasis as the undervalued third pillar.

De Loof A.

Commun Integr Biol. 2019 Apr 2;12(1):65-77. doi: 10.1080/19420889.2019.1592419. eCollection 2019. Review.

3.

Flip-Flopping Retinal in Microbial Rhodopsins as a Template for a Farnesyl/Prenyl Flip-Flop Model in Eukaryote GPCRs.

De Loof A, Schoofs L.

Front Neurosci. 2019 May 7;13:465. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2019.00465. eCollection 2019.

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Mode of Action of Farnesol, the "Noble Unknown" in Particular in Ca2+ Homeostasis, and Its Juvenile Hormone-Esters in Evolutionary Retrospect.

De Loof A, Schoofs L.

Front Neurosci. 2019 Feb 25;13:141. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2019.00141. eCollection 2019.

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Only two sex forms but multiple gender variants: How to explain?

De Loof A.

Commun Integr Biol. 2018 Jan 31;11(1):e1427399. doi: 10.1080/19420889.2018.1427399. eCollection 2018.

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Calcitox-aging counterbalanced by endogenous farnesol-like sesquiterpenoids: An undervalued evolutionarily ancient key signaling pathway.

De Loof A.

Commun Integr Biol. 2017 Jul 14;10(4):e1341024. doi: 10.1080/19420889.2017.1341024. eCollection 2017.

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The evolution of "Life": A Metadarwinian integrative approach.

De Loof A.

Commun Integr Biol. 2017 Mar 13;10(3):e1301335. doi: 10.1080/19420889.2017.1301335. eCollection 2017.

8.

The cell's self-generated "electrome": The biophysical essence of the immaterial dimension of Life?

De Loof A.

Commun Integr Biol. 2016 Jul 1;9(5):e1197446. eCollection 2016.

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Neuropeptides as Regulators of Behavior in Insects.

Schoofs L, De Loof A, Van Hiel MB.

Annu Rev Entomol. 2017 Jan 31;62:35-52. doi: 10.1146/annurev-ento-031616-035500. Epub 2016 Oct 28. Review.

PMID:
27813667
10.

How to deduce and teach the logical and unambiguous answer, namely L = ∑C, to "What is Life?" using the principles of communication?

De Loof A.

Commun Integr Biol. 2015 Jul 25;8(5):e1059977. doi: 10.1080/19420889.2015.1059977. eCollection 2015 Sep-Oct.

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The endocrine system controlling sexual reproduction in animals: Part of the evolutionary ancient but well conserved immune system?

De Loof A, Schoofs L, Huybrechts R.

Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2016 Jan 15;226:56-71. doi: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2015.12.016. Epub 2015 Dec 17. Review.

PMID:
26707056
12.

Farnesol-like endogenous sesquiterpenoids in vertebrates: the probable but overlooked functional "inbrome" anti-aging counterpart of juvenile hormone of insects?

De Loof A, Marchal E, Rivera-Perez C, Noriega FG, Schoofs L.

Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2015 Jan 6;5:222. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2014.00222. eCollection 2014. Review.

13.

Epigenetics and locust life phase transitions.

Ernst UR, Van Hiel MB, Depuydt G, Boerjan B, De Loof A, Schoofs L.

J Exp Biol. 2015 Jan 1;218(Pt 1):88-99. doi: 10.1242/jeb.107078. Review.

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Initiation of metamorphosis and control of ecdysteroid biosynthesis in insects: The interplay of absence of Juvenile hormone, PTTH, and Ca(2+)-homeostasis.

De Loof A, Vandersmissen T, Marchal E, Schoofs L.

Peptides. 2015 Jun;68:120-9. doi: 10.1016/j.peptides.2014.07.025. Epub 2014 Aug 4.

PMID:
25102449
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The essence of insect metamorphosis and aging: electrical rewiring of cells driven by the principles of juvenile hormone-dependent Ca(2+)-homeostasis.

De Loof A, De Haes W, Janssen T, Schoofs L.

Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2014 Apr 1;199:70-85. doi: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2014.01.009. Epub 2014 Jan 27. Review.

PMID:
24480635
17.

The mode of action of juvenile hormone and ecdysone: towards an epi-endocrinological paradigm?

De Loof A, Boerjan B, Ernst UR, Schoofs L.

Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2013 Jul 1;188:35-45. doi: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2013.02.004. Epub 2013 Feb 26. Review.

PMID:
23454668
18.

The Fading Electricity Theory of Ageing: the missing biophysical principle?

De Loof A, De Haes W, Boerjan B, Schoofs L.

Ageing Res Rev. 2013 Jan;12(1):58-66. doi: 10.1016/j.arr.2012.08.001. Epub 2012 Aug 23. Review.

PMID:
22940501
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Endocrine archeology: do insects retain ancestrally inherited counterparts of the vertebrate releasing hormones GnRH, GHRH, TRH, and CRF?

De Loof A, Lindemans M, Liu F, De Groef B, Schoofs L.

Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2012 May 15;177(1):18-27. doi: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2012.02.002. Epub 2012 Mar 3. Review.

PMID:
22402582
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In search for non-steroidogenic functions of the prothoracic glands of the desert locust, Schistocerca gregaria: a peptidomic and proteomic approach.

Boerjan B, Vandingenen K, De Loof A, Schoofs L.

Peptides. 2012 Mar;34(1):57-64. doi: 10.1016/j.peptides.2011.07.022. Epub 2011 Jul 30.

PMID:
21835214
21.

Locust phase polyphenism: Does epigenetic precede endocrine regulation?

Boerjan B, Sas F, Ernst UR, Tobback J, Lemière F, Vandegehuchte MB, Janssen CR, Badisco L, Marchal E, Verlinden H, Schoofs L, De Loof A.

Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2011 Aug 1;173(1):120-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2011.05.003. Epub 2011 May 23.

PMID:
21624368
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Transcriptome analysis of the desert locust central nervous system: production and annotation of a Schistocerca gregaria EST database.

Badisco L, Huybrechts J, Simonet G, Verlinden H, Marchal E, Huybrechts R, Schoofs L, De Loof A, Vanden Broeck J.

PLoS One. 2011 Mar 21;6(3):e17274. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0017274.

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Fruitless RNAi knockdown in males interferes with copulation success in Schistocerca gregaria.

Boerjan B, Tobback J, De Loof A, Schoofs L, Huybrechts R.

Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2011 May;41(5):340-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ibmb.2011.01.012. Epub 2011 Feb 4.

PMID:
21296153
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Longevity and aging in insects: Is reproduction costly; cheap; beneficial or irrelevant? A critical evaluation of the "trade-off" concept.

De Loof A.

J Insect Physiol. 2011 Jan;57(1):1-11. doi: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2010.08.018. Epub 2010 Oct 25. Review.

PMID:
20920508
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Sexual differentiation in adult insects: male-specific cuticular yellowing in Schistocerca gregaria as a model for reevaluating some current (neuro)endocrine concepts.

De Loof A, Huybrechts J, Geens M, Vandersmissen T, Boerjan B, Schoofs L.

J Insect Physiol. 2010 Aug;56(8):919-25. doi: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2010.02.021. Epub 2010 Mar 17. Review.

PMID:
20223244
27.

In search for a common denominator for the diverse functions of arthropod corazonin: a role in the physiology of stress?

Boerjan B, Verleyen P, Huybrechts J, Schoofs L, De Loof A.

Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2010 Apr 1;166(2):222-33. doi: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2009.09.004. Epub 2009 Sep 11. Review.

PMID:
19748506
28.

APRP, the second peptide encoded by the adipokinetic hormone gene(s), is highly conserved in evolution: a role in control of ecdysteroidogenesis?

De Loof A, Vandersmissen T, Huybrechts J, Landuyt B, Baggerman G, Clynen E, Lindemans M, Husson SJ, Schoofs L.

Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2009 Apr;1163:376-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.2008.03638.x.

PMID:
19456364
29.

Insect neuropeptides and their receptors new leads for medical and agricultural applications.

Vanden Broeck J, Schoofs L, De Loof A.

Trends Endocrinol Metab. 1997 Oct;8(8):321-6.

PMID:
18406821
30.

Localization of the phase-related 6-kDa peptide (PRP) in different tissues of the desert locust Schistocerca gregaria--immunocytochemical and mass spectrometric approach.

Rahman MM, Breuer M, Begum M, Baggerman G, Huybrechts J, De Loof A.

J Insect Physiol. 2008 Mar;54(3):543-54. doi: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2007.12.003. Epub 2007 Dec 8.

PMID:
18199449
31.

Ecdysteroids, juvenile hormone and insect neuropeptides: Recent successes and remaining major challenges.

De Loof A.

Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2008 Jan 1;155(1):3-13. Epub 2007 Jul 14. Review.

PMID:
17716674
33.

Development of a real-time PCR assay for measurement of yellow protein mRNA transcription in the desert locust Schistocerca gregaria: a basis for isolation of a peptidergic regulatory factor.

Sas F, Begum M, Vandersmissen T, Geens M, Claeys I, Van Soest S, Huybrechts J, Huybrechts R, De Loof A.

Peptides. 2007 Jan;28(1):38-43. Epub 2006 Dec 4.

PMID:
17145115
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Gel-based versus gel-free proteomics: a review.

Baggerman G, Vierstraete E, De Loof A, Schoofs L.

Comb Chem High Throughput Screen. 2005 Dec;8(8):669-77. Review.

PMID:
16464155
36.

Neuroparsin transcripts as molecular markers in the process of desert locust (Schistocerca gregaria) phase transition.

Claeys I, Breugelmans B, Simonet G, Van Soest S, Sas F, De Loof A, Vanden Broeck J.

Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2006 Mar 10;341(2):599-606. Epub 2006 Jan 13.

PMID:
16427604
37.

Cloning and characterization of a third isoform of corazonin in the honey bee Apis mellifera.

Verleyen P, Baggerman G, Mertens I, Vandersmissen T, Huybrechts J, Van Lommel A, De Loof A, Schoofs L.

Peptides. 2006 Mar;27(3):493-9. Epub 2006 Jan 9.

PMID:
16406615
38.

Peptidomics of Caenorhabditis elegans: in search of neuropeptides.

Husson SJ, Clynen E, Baggerman G, De Loof A, Schoofs L.

Commun Agric Appl Biol Sci. 2005;70(2):153-6. No abstract available.

PMID:
16366296
39.

20-Hydroxyecdysone and juvenile hormone regulate the laminarin-induced nodulation reaction in larvae of the flesh fly, Neobellieria bullata.

Franssens V, Smagghe G, Simonet G, Claeys I, Breugelmans B, De Loof A, Vanden Broeck J.

Dev Comp Immunol. 2006;30(9):735-40. Epub 2005 Nov 21.

PMID:
16336999
40.

Degradation profile of [His7]-corazonin in the hemolymph of the desert locust Schistocerca gregaria.

Vandersmissen T, Hoste B, Baggerman G, Huybrechts J, De Loof A, Chaltin P, Proost P, Breuer M.

Peptides. 2006 Mar;27(3):539-48. Epub 2005 Nov 23.

PMID:
16309794
41.

PDF receptor signaling in Drosophila contributes to both circadian and geotactic behaviors.

Mertens I, Vandingenen A, Johnson EC, Shafer OT, Li W, Trigg JS, De Loof A, Schoofs L, Taghert PH.

Neuron. 2005 Oct 20;48(2):213-9.

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Discovering neuropeptides in Caenorhabditis elegans by two dimensional liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry.

Husson SJ, Clynen E, Baggerman G, De Loof A, Schoofs L.

Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2005 Sep 16;335(1):76-86.

PMID:
16061202
43.

Quantitative real-time RT-PCR analysis in desert locusts reveals phase dependent differences in neuroparsin transcript levels.

Claeys I, Simonet G, Breugelmans B, Van Soest S, Franssens V, Sas F, De Loof A, Vanden Broeck J.

Insect Mol Biol. 2005 Aug;14(4):415-22.

PMID:
16033434
44.

Differential proteomics for studying Drosophila immunity.

Vierstraete E, Verleyen P, De Loof A, Schoofs L.

Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2005 Apr;1040:504-7.

PMID:
15891102
45.

Characterization of an RFamide-related peptide orphan GPCR in C. elegans.

Mertens I, Vandingenen A, Clynen E, Nachman RJ, De Loof A, Schoofs L.

Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2005 Apr;1040:410-2.

PMID:
15891075
46.

Insecticidal activity of the pyrimidine nucleoside analogue (E)-5-(2-bromovinyl)-2'-deoxyuridine (BVDU).

Breuer M, De Loof A, Balzarini J, Huybrechts R.

Pest Manag Sci. 2005 Aug;61(8):737-41.

PMID:
15838935
47.

Eicosanoids mediate the laminarin-induced nodulation response in larvae of the flesh fly, Neobellieria bullata.

Franssens V, Simonet G, Bronckaers A, Claeys I, De Loof A, Vanden Broeck J.

Arch Insect Biochem Physiol. 2005 May;59(1):32-41.

PMID:
15822095
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Pharmacology of stomoxytachykinin receptor depends on second messenger system.

Poels J, Nachman RJ, Akerman KE, Oonk HB, Guerrero F, De Loof A, Janecka AE, Torfs H, Vanden Broeck J.

Peptides. 2005 Jan;26(1):109-14.

PMID:
15626510

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