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Raymond V. Barbehenn

Department of Molecular

Cellular and Developmental Biology

University of Michigan

Ann Arbor



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  • Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA. 1999 - 2010


  1. Feeding on poplar leaves by caterpillars potentiates foliar peroxidase action in their guts and increases plant resistance. Barbehenn, R., Dukatz, C., Holt, C., Reese, A., Martiskainen, O., Salminen, J.P., Yip, L., Tran, L., Constabel, C.P. Oecologia (2010) [Pubmed]
  2. Hydrolyzable tannins as "quantitative defenses": limited impact against Lymantria dispar caterpillars on hybrid poplar. Barbehenn, R.V., Jaros, A., Lee, G., Mozola, C., Weir, Q., Salminen, J.P. J. Insect Physiol. (2009) [Pubmed]
  3. Tree resistance to Lymantria dispar caterpillars: importance and limitations of foliar tannin composition. Barbehenn, R.V., Jaros, A., Lee, G., Mozola, C., Weir, Q., Salminen, J.P. Oecologia (2009) [Pubmed]
  4. Linking phenolic oxidation in the midgut lumen with oxidative stress in the midgut tissues of a tree-feeding caterpillar Malacosoma disstria (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae). Barbehenn, R.V., Maben, R.E., Knoester, J.J. Environ. Entomol. (2008) [Pubmed]
  5. Oxidation of ingested phenolics in the tree-feeding caterpillar Orgyia leucostigma depends on foliar chemical composition. Barbehenn, R., Weir, Q., Salminen, J.P. J. Chem. Ecol. (2008) [Pubmed]
  6. Evaluating ascorbate oxidase as a plant defense against leaf-chewing insects using transgenic poplar. Barbehenn, R.V., Jaros, A., Yip, L., Tran, L., Kanellis, A.K., Constabel, C.P. J. Chem. Ecol. (2008) [Pubmed]
  7. Limited impact of elevated levels of polyphenol oxidase on tree-feeding caterpillars: assessing individual plant defenses with transgenic poplar. Barbehenn, R.V., Jones, C.P., Yip, L., Tran, L., Constabel, C.P. Oecologia (2007) [Pubmed]
  8. Ellagitannins have greater oxidative activities than condensed tannins and galloyl glucoses at high pH: potential impact on caterpillars. Barbehenn, R.V., Jones, C.P., Hagerman, A.E., Karonen, M., Salminen, J.P. J. Chem. Ecol. (2006) [Pubmed]
  9. Tannin composition affects the oxidative activities of tree leaves. Barbehenn, R.V., Jones, C.P., Karonen, M., Salminen, J.P. J. Chem. Ecol. (2006) [Pubmed]
  10. Fenton-type reactions and iron concentrations in the midgut fluids of tree-feeding caterpillars. Barbehenn, R., Dodick, T., Poopat, U., Spencer, B. Arch. Insect Biochem. Physiol. (2005) [Pubmed]
  11. Phenolic compounds in red oak and sugar maple leaves have prooxidant activities in the midgut fluids of Malacosoma disstria and Orgyia leucostigma caterpillars. Barbehenn, R., Cheek, S., Gasperut, A., Lister, E., Maben, R. J. Chem. Ecol. (2005) [Pubmed]
  12. Performance of a generalist grasshopper on a C3 and a C4 grass: compensation for the effects of elevated CO2 on plant nutritional quality. Barbehenn, R.V., Karowe, D.N., Chen, Z. Oecologia (2004) [Pubmed]
  13. Effects of elevated atmospheric CO2 on the nutritional ecology of C3 and C4 grass-feeding caterpillars. Barbehenn, R.V., Karowe, D.N., Spickard, A. Oecologia (2004) [Pubmed]
  14. Antioxidant defense of the midgut epithelium by the peritrophic envelope in caterpillars. Barbehenn, R.V., Stannard, J. J. Insect Physiol. (2004) [Pubmed]
  15. Semiquinone and ascorbyl radicals in the gut fluids of caterpillars measured with EPR spectrometry. Barbehenn, R.V., Poopat, U., Spencer, B. Insect Biochem. Mol. Biol. (2003) [Pubmed]
  16. Antioxidants in grasshoppers: higher levels defend the midgut tissues of a polyphagous species than a graminivorous species. Barbehenn, R.V. J. Chem. Ecol. (2003) [Pubmed]
  17. Antioxidants in the midgut fluids of a tannin-tolerant and a tannin-sensitive caterpillar: effects of seasonal changes in tree leaves. Barbehenn, R.V., Walker, A.C., Uddin, F. J. Chem. Ecol. (2003) [Pubmed]
  18. Gut-based antioxidant enzymes in a polyphagous and a graminivorous grasshopper. Barbehenn, R.V. J. Chem. Ecol. (2002) [Pubmed]
  19. Roles of peritrophic membranes in protecting herbivorous insects from ingested plant allelochemicals. Barbehenn, R.V. Arch. Insect Biochem. Physiol. (2001) [Pubmed]
  20. Non-absorption of ingested lipophilic and amphiphilic allelochemicals by generalist grasshoppers: the role of extractive ultrafiltration by the peritrophic envelope. Barbehenn, R.V. Arch. Insect Biochem. Physiol. (1999) [Pubmed]
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