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Table 4 Candidate genes for MPB pheromone biosynthesis identified by RNA-seq using feeding status or JH treatment

From: Comparative transcriptomics of mountain pine beetle pheromone-biosynthetic tissues and functional analysis of CYP6DE3

  Feeding status and sex JH treatment and sex (Keeling et al. [11]) Proposed in both studies
Pheromone biosynthetic pathway
trans-Verbenol CYP349B2   CYP6DJ1
   CYP6DJ2
exo-Brevicomin CYP6DE3 CYP6DE4 CYP4EX1
CYP6BW4 CYP18A1 CYP6DF1
CYP4CV2 CYP4BQ1 CYP6CR1
P450 YQE_03851   ZnoDH
Cyclase YQE_04789   
Frontalin CYP6DE4 CYP6BW1 HMGR YQE_02503
CYP6BW3   GGPPS YQE_09494
CYP345F1   CYP6DK1
Cyclase YQE_04789