Anne Sennhenn
Anne Sennhenn
Faculty Advisor: Georg Jander
Year: 2009

Functional Analysis of Aphid Salivary Proteins

Aphids rely on salivary proteins to infest plants. We have identified ~20 candidate genes encoding salivary proteins in Myzus persicae. I have started cloning and expressing 3 aphid salivary proteins. In planta expression allows for functional characterization of these proteins.