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Esterase-mediated spinosad resistance in house flies Musca domestica (Diptera: Muscidae)

  • Yi Zhang
  • Mingcheng Guo
  • Zhuo Ma
  • Chunmei You
  • Xiwu GaoEmail author
  • Xueyan ShiEmail author
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Abstract

Although esterase-mediated spinosad resistance has been proposed for several insects, the associated molecular mechanism remains poorly understood. In this study, we investigated the mechanism of esterase-based spinosad resistance in house flies using a susceptible strain (SSS) and a spinosad-resistant, near-isogenic line (N-SRS). Combined with the synergistic effect of DEF on spinosad in the N-SRS strain, decreased ali-esterase activity in the spinosad-resistant strain has implicated the involvement of mutant esterase in spinosad resistance in house flies. Examination of the carboxylesterase gene MdαE7 in the two strains revealed that four non-synonymous mutations (Trp251-Leu, Asp273-Glu, Ala365-Val, and Ile396-Val) may be associated with spinosad resistance in house flies. Single nucleotide polymorphism analysis further indicated a strong relationship between these four mutations and spinosad resistance. Moreover, quantitative real-time PCR revealed a female-linked MdαE7 expression pattern in the N-SRS strain, which may contribute to sex-differential spinosad resistance in house flies.

Keywords

Musca domestica Spinosad resistance Caboxylesterase MdαE7 

Notes

Acknowledgements

We thank the National Natural Science Foundation of China and the National Key Research and Development Program of China for the financial support of this study.

Funding

This study was funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 31672045) and the National Key Research and Development Program of China (2018YFD0200408).

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Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Ethical approval

This article does not contain any studies with human participants performed by any of the authors.

Informed consent

Informed consent was obtained from all individual participants included in the study.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.State Key Lab Breeding Base for Zhejiang Sustainable Plant Pest Control, MOA Key Lab for Pesticide Residue Detection, Institute of Quality and Standard for Agro-productsZhejiang Academy of Agricultural SciencesHangzhouChina
  2. 2.Department of EntomologyChina Agricultural UniversityBeijingChina
  3. 3.Institute for the Control of AgrochemicalsMinistry of Agriculture and Rural AffairsBeijingChina
  4. 4.Dongcheng Center for Diseases Prevention and ControlBeijingChina

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