Insect Molecular Biology

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Edited By: Paul Eggleston and David A. O'Brochta

Impact Factor: 2.976

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 3/90 (Entomology); 134/291 (Biochemistry & Molecular Biology)

Online ISSN: 1365-2583

Associated Title(s): Agricultural and Forest Entomology, Ecological Entomology, Insect Conservation and Diversity, Medical and Veterinary Entomology, Physiological Entomology, Systematic Entomology

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New in August 2012!
Focus on Asia
The editors of Insect Molecular Biology are proud to present a new virtual issue which is timed to coincide with the XXIV International Congress of Entomology in Daegu, Korea in August 2012. In this virtual issue we highlight the strength and diversity of selected papers we have published that emanated from a first author located in Asia. Read more

Insect Olfaction

Insect Hormones

Insect Immunity

Molecular Responses to temperature

Resistance in herbivores

The Insect Cuticle and Molting

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The article Reduction in deformed wing virus infection in larval and adult honey bees (Apis mellifera L.) by double-stranded RNA ingestion has been featured on

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The article Germline transformation of the diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella L., using the piggyBac transposable element has been featured on

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'Best Paper' Award

Best Paper Award

The following paper was awarded best paper published during 2012/2013

Transgene-mediated suppression of the RNA interference pathway in Aedes aegypti interferes with gene silencing and enhances Sindbis virus and dengue virus type 2 replication
C. C. H. Khoo, J. B. Doty, M. S. Heersink, K. E. Olson, and A. W. E. Franz

Insect Molecular Biology (2013) 22(1), 104-114.

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