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Research Article

An ABC Transporter Mutation Is Correlated with Insect Resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ac Toxin

  • Linda J. Gahan,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, United States of America

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  • Yannick Pauchet,

    Affiliation: Department of Entomology, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany

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  • Heiko Vogel,

    Affiliation: Department of Entomology, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany

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  • David G. Heckel mail

    heckel@ice.mpg.de

    Affiliation: Department of Entomology, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany

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  • Published: December 16, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1001248

About the Authors

Linda J. Gahan
Department of Biological Sciences, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, United States of America
Yannick Pauchet, Heiko Vogel, David G. Heckel
Department of Entomology, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany

Corresponding Author

Email: heckel@ice.mpg.de

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LJG YP DGH. Performed the experiments: LJG YP. Analyzed the data: LJG YP DGH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HV. Wrote the paper: LJG DGH.