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ktemeyer


Status:
Researcher
Location:
Knipling-Bushland U.S. Livestock Insects Research Laboratory, USDA-ARS, Kerrville, Texas
Research Interests:
Current research utilizing RNAi to elucidate gene function and target selection in arthropod ectoparasities of cattle. Arthropod neurobiology, RNAi & miRNA, acetylcholinesterase Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Genetics and Genomics, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Neurological Disorders, Neuroscience, Physiology, Virology
Affiliations:
Agricultural Research Service of U.S. Department of Agriculture
Publications in PubMed
  1. Chen AC, He H, Temeyer KB, Jones S, Green P, Barker SC. A survey of Rhipicephalus microplus populations for mutations associated with pyrethroid resistance. Journal of economic entomology 2009 102(1).
  2. Temeyer KB, Li AY, Lohmeyer KH, Chen AC, Olafson PU, Sanson DW, Foil LD. Acetylcholinesterase mutation in diazinon-resistant Haematobia irritans (L.) (Diptera: Muscidae). Veterinary parasitology 2008 154(3-4). DOI:10.1016/j.vetpar.2008.03.015.
  3. Temeyer KB, Pruett JH, Olafson PU, Chen AC. R86Q, a mutation in BmAChE3 yielding a Rhipicephalus microplus organophosphate-insensitive acetylcholinesterase. Journal of medical entomology 2007 44(6). DOI:10.1016/j.vetpar.2008.03.015.
  4. Temeyer KB, Chen AC. Identification and characterization of a cDNA encoding the acetylcholinesterase of Haematobia irritans (L.) (Diptera: Muscidae). DNA sequence : the journal of DNA sequencing and mapping 2007 18(2). DOI:10.1080/10425170601060558.
  5. Temeyer KB, Pruett JH, Untalan PM, Chen AC. Baculovirus expression of BmAChE3, a cDNA encoding an acetylcholinesterase of Boophilus microplus (Acari: Ixodidae). Journal of medical entomology 2006 43(4). DOI:10.1080/10425170601060558.
  6. Meyer TE, Bansal AK. Stabilization against hyperthermal denaturation through increased CG content can explain the discrepancy between whole genome and 16S rRNA analyses. Biochemistry 2005 44(34). DOI:10.1021/bi0502792.
  7. Temeyer KB, Davey RB, Chen AC. Identification of a third Boophilus microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) cDNA presumptively encoding an acetylcholinesterase. Journal of medical entomology 2004 41(3). DOI:10.1021/bi0502792.
  8. Meyer TE, Tsapin AI, Vandenberghe I, de Smet L, Frishman D, Nealson KH, Cusanovich MA, van Beeumen JJ. Identification of 42 possible cytochrome C genes in the Shewanella oneidensis genome and characterization of six soluble cytochromes. Omics : a journal of integrative biology 2004 8(1). DOI:10.1089/153623104773547499.
  9. Temeyer KB, Soileau LC, Pruett JH. Cloning and sequence analysis of a cDNA encoding Pso o II, a mite group II allergen of the sheep scab mite (Acari: Psoroptidae). Journal of medical entomology 2002 39(2). DOI:10.1089/153623104773547499.
  10. Pruett JH, Temeyer KB, Fisher WF, Beetham PK, Kunz SE. Evaluation of natural Psoroptes ovis (Acarina: Psoroptidae) soluble proteins as candidate vaccine immunogens. Journal of medical entomology 1998 35(5). DOI:10.1089/153623104773547499.
  11. Temeyer KB. Current research to develop the entomopathogen Bacillus thuringiensis for horn fly control. SAAS bulletin, biochemistry and biotechnology 1994 7. DOI:10.1089/153623104773547499.
  12. Temeyer KB, Pruett JH, Kuhn I, Files J. Recombinant vaccine development: a novel approach to ectoparasite control. A review of development of a recombinant vaccine for hypodermosis based on hypodermin A. SAAS bulletin, biochemistry and biotechnology 1993 6. DOI:10.1089/153623104773547499.
  13. Temeyer KB, Hopkins KM, Chapman LF. A molecular model for illegitimate recombination in Bacillus subtilis. SAAS bulletin, biochemistry and biotechnology 1991 4. DOI:10.1089/153623104773547499.
  14. Pruett JH, Scholl PJ, Temeyer KB. Shared epitopes between the soluble proteins of Hypoderma lineatum and Hypoderma bovis first instars. The Journal of parasitology 1990 76(6). DOI:10.1089/153623104773547499.
  15. Hopkins KB, Chapman LF, Temeyer KB. Illegitimate recombination in Bacillus subtilis: a site-specific mechanism in the formation of plasmid pKBT1. SAAS bulletin, biochemistry and biotechnology 1990 3. DOI:10.1089/153623104773547499.
  16. Pruett JH, Temeyer KB. Colostral transfer of antibodies specific for Hypoderma lineatum proteins. Veterinary research communications 1989 13(3). DOI:10.1089/153623104773547499.
  17. Maciejewska J, Chamberlain WF, Temeyer KB. Toxic and morphological effects of Bacillus thuringiensis preparations on larval stages of the oriental rat flea (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae). Journal of economic entomology 1988 81(6). DOI:10.1089/153623104773547499.
  18. Pruett JH, Temeyer KB, Burkett BK. Antigenicity and immunogenicity of Hypoderma lineatum soluble proteins in the bovine host. Veterinary parasitology 1988 29(1). DOI:10.1089/153623104773547499.
  19. Schwinghammer KA, Pruett JH, Temeyer KB. Biochemical and immunochemical properties of HPLC peak 2, an ion-exchange fraction of common cattle grub (Diptera: Oestridae). Journal of economic entomology 1988 81(2). DOI:10.1089/153623104773547499.
  20. Temeyer KB, Chapman LF. Intermolecular recE4-independent recombination in Bacillus subtilis: formation of plasmid pKBT1. Moleculargeneral genetics : MGG 1987 210(3). DOI:10.1089/153623104773547499.
  21. Temeyer KB, Haufler M, Pruett JH. Development of an improved ELISA for antibody detection and use in production of a hybridoma secreting a monoclonal antibody specific for crystal protein of Bacillus thuringiensis ssp. israelensis. Journal of economic entomology 1986 79(5). DOI:10.1089/153623104773547499.
  22. Temeyer KB. Larvicidal activity of Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. israelensis in the dipteran Haematobia irritans. Applied and environmental microbiology 1984 47(5). DOI:10.1089/153623104773547499.
  23. Temeyer KB. Current research to develop the entomopathogen Bacillus thuringiensis for horn fly control. SAAS bulletin, biochemistry and biotechnology 1994 7. DOI:10.1089/153623104773547499.
History of Education and Employment
B.S. Biology & Psychology (Bacteriology), 1973(4), Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
M.A. Biological Sciences, 1977, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri
Ph.D. Biological Sciences, Cellular Physiology and Molecular Genetics, 1982, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri
1982-present, Research Molecular Biologist, Knipling-Bushland U.S. Livestock Insects Research Laboratory, USDA-ARS, Kerrville, Texas

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