Publications

Sedra, L., Paluzzi, J.P. and Lange, A.B. (2018) Characterization and expression of a long neuropeptide F (NPF) receptor in the Chagas disease vector Rhodnius prolixus. PLoS One, 13(8):e0202425. (click to view online)

MacMillan, H.A., Nazal, B., Wali, S., Yerushalmi, G.Y., Misyura, L., Donini, A. and Paluzzi, J.P. (2018) Anti-diuretic activity of a CAPA neuropeptide can compromise Drosophila chill tolerance. Journal of Experimental Biology,  jeb.185884. (click to view online)

Sajadi, F., Curcuruto, C., Al Dhaheri, A. and Paluzzi, J.P. (2018) Anti-diuretic action of a CAPA neuropeptide against a subset of diuretic hormones in the disease vector, Aedes aegypti. Journal of Experimental Biology, . (click to view online)

Oryan, A., Wahedi, A. and Paluzzi, J.P. (2018) Functional characterization and quantitative expression analysis of two GnRH-related peptide receptors in the mosquito, Aedes aegypti. Biochemical and Biophysical Communications, 497(2): 550-557. (click to view online)

Wahedi, A. and Paluzzi, J.P. (2018) Molecular identification, transcript expression, and functional deorphanization of the adipokinetic hormone/corazonin-related peptide receptor in the disease vector, Aedes aegypti. Scientific Reports, Feb 1;8(1): 2146. (click to view online)

Rocco, D.A., Kim, D.H. and Paluzzi, J.P. (2017) Immunohistochemical mapping and transcript expression of the GPA2/GPB5 receptor in tissues of the adult mosquito, Aedes aegypti. Cell and Tissue Research, 369 (2): 313-330. (click to view online)

Gondalia, K., Qudrat, A., Bruno, B. Fleites Medina, J. and Paluzzi, J.P. (2016) Identification and functional characterization of a pyrokinin neuropeptide receptor in the Lyme disease vector, Ixodes scapularis. Peptides, 86: 42-54. (click to view online)

Rocco, D. and Paluzzi, J.P. (2016) Functional role of the heterodimeric glycoprotein hormone, GPA2/GPB5, and its receptor, LGR1: an invertebrate perspective. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 234: 20-27. (click to view online)

Paluzzi, J.P., Bhatt, G. Wang, C.-H. J., Zandawala, M., Lange, A. B. and Orchard, I. (2015) Identification, functional characterization and pharmacological profile of a serotonin type-2b receptor in the medically important insect, Rhodnius prolixus. Frontiers in Neuroscience (Trends in Comparative Endocrinology and Neurobiology), 9: 175. (click to view online)

Paluzzi, J.P., Haddad, A.S., Sedra, L., Orchard, I. and Lange, A.B. (2015) Functional characterization and expression analysis of the myoinhibiting peptide receptor in the Chagas disease vector, Rhodnius prolixus. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, 399: 143-153. (click to view online)

Paluzzi, J.P., Vanderveken, M. and O’Donnell, M.J. (2014) The Heterodimeric Glycoprotein Hormone, GPA2/GPB5, Regulates Ion Transport across the Hindgut of the Adult Mosquito, Aedes aegypti. PLoS ONE, 9(1): e86386. (click to view online)

Paluzzi, J.P., Yeung, C. and O’Donnell, M.J. (2013) Investigations of the signaling cascade involved in diuretic hormone stimulation of Malpighian tubule fluid secretion in Rhodnius prolixus. Journal of Insect Physiology, 59(12): 1179-1185. (click to view online)

Staniscuaski, F., Paluzzi, J.P., Real-Guerra, R., Carlini, C.R. and Orchard, I. (2013) Expression analysis and molecular characterization of aquaporins in Rhodnius
prolixus
. Journal of Insect Physiology, 59(11): 1140-1150. (click to view online)

Paluzzi, J.P. and O’Donnell, M.J. (2012) Identification, spatial expression analysis and functional characterization of a pyrokinin-1 receptor in the Chagas' disease vector, Rhodnius prolixus. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, 363(1-2): 36-45. (click to view online)

Paluzzi, J.P. (2012) REVIEW: Anti-diuretic factors in insects: the role of CAPA peptides. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 176(3): 300-308. (click to view online)

Paluzzi, J.P., Naikkhwah, W. and O’Donnell, M.J. (2012). Natriuresis and diuretic hormone synergism is inhibited by the anti-diuretic hormone, RhoprCAPA-2. Journal of Insect Physiology, 58(4): 534-542. (click to view online)

Paluzzi, J.P., Young, P., Defferrari, M.S., Orchard, I., Carlini, C.R. and O’Donnell, M.J. (2012). Investigation of the potential involvement of eicosanoid metabolites in anti-diuretic hormone signaling in Rhodnius prolixus. Peptides, 34(1): 127-134. (click to view online)

Te Brugge, V., Paluzzi, J.P., Schooley, D.A. and Orchard, I. (2011) Identification of the elusive peptidergic diuretic hormone in the blood-feeding bug, Rhodnius prolixus: a CRF-related peptide. Journal of Experimental Biology. 214(3): 371-381. (click to view online)

Zandawala, M., Paluzzi, J.P. and Orchard, I. (2011) Isolation and characterization of three transcript variants encoding the calcitonin-like peptide in the vector, Rhodnius prolixus. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology. 331(1):79-88. (click to view online)

Te Brugge, V., Paluzzi, J.P., Neupert, S., Nachman, R.J. and Orchard, I. (2011) Identification of kinin-related peptides in the disease vector, Rhodnius prolixus. Peptides. 32(3):469-474. (click to view online)

Paluzzi, J.P., Park, Y., Nachman, R.J. and Orchard, I. (2010) Isolation, expression analysis and functional characterization of the first anti-diuretic hormone receptor in insects.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS). 107(22): 10290-10295. (click to view online)

Lee, D.H., Paluzzi, J.P., Orchard, I. and Lange, A.B. (2010) Isolation, cloning and expression of the Crustacean Cardioactive Peptide gene in the Chagas’ disease vector, Rhodnius prolixusPeptides. 32(3): 475-82. (click to view online)

Paluzzi, J.P. and Orchard, I. (2010) A second gene encodes the antidiuretic hormone and other CAPA-related peptides in the blood-feeding hemipteran, Rhodnius prolixus. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology. 317: 53-63. (click to view online)

Ianowski, J.P., Paluzzi, J.P., Te Brugge, V.A. and Orchard, I. (2010) A novel antidiuretic mechanism in insects: the antidiuretic neurohormone RhoprCAPA-2 down regulates fluid transport across the anterior midgut in the bloodfeeding insect Rhodnius prolixus. American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology. 298(3): R548-57. (click to view online)

Orchard, I. and Paluzzi, J.P. (2009) Diuretic and antidiuretic hormones in the blood-gorging bug Rhodnius prolixus. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1163(1): 501-503. (click to view online)

Paluzzi, J.P., Russell, W.K., Nachman, R.J. and Orchard, I. (2008) Isolation, cloning and expression mapping of a gene encoding an anti-diuretic hormone and other CAPA-related peptides in the disease vector, Rhodnius prolixusEndocrinology. 149: 4638-4646. (click to view online)

Paluzzi, J.P. and Orchard, I. (2006) Distribution, activity and evidence for the release of an anti-diuretic peptide in the kissing bug Rhodnius prolixus. Journal of Experimental Biology. 209(5): 907-915. (click to view online)

Paluzzi, J.P. and Orchard, I. (2005) Evidence for a CAP2b-like anti-diuretic hormone in the blood-gorging insect, Rhodnius prolixus. Pestycydy/Pesticides. (3): 141-145.

Molaei, G., Paluzzi, J.P., Bendena, W.G. and Lange, A.B. (2005)  Isolation, cloning, and tissue expression of a putative octopamine / tyramine receptor from locust visceral muscle tissues.  Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology.  59(3): 132-149. (click to view online)