Joseph G. Kunkel


Hagedorn, HH and JG Kunkel. 1979. Vitellogenin & Vitellin in Insects. ANN.REV.ENTOMOL. 24:475-505.

Kunkel JG. 1981. A minimal model of metamorphosis: fat body competence to respond to Juvenile Hormone. in Current Trends in INSECT ENDOCRINOLOGY AND NUTRITION, eds. G Bhaskaran, M Friedman and J Rodrigues, Plenum Press, New York, pp107-130.

Kunkel JG. 1981. Cockroach Regeneration. Chapter 16 in THE AMERICAN COCKROACH, eds. WJ Bell and KG Adiyodi, Chapman and Hall, London, pp427-443.

Kunkel JG and JH Nordin. 1985. Yolk Proteins. in COMPREHENSIVE INSECT PHYSIOLOGY, BIOCHEMISTRY AND PHARMACOLOGY. Chapter 4, Vol.I, eds. GA Kerkut and LI Gilbert, Pergamon Press, pp 83-111.

Kunkel JG. 1986. Dorsoventral currents are associated with vitellogenesis in cockroach ovarioles. in IONIC CURRENTS IN DEVELOPMENT ed. R Nuccitelli, Alan R Liss Publ., pp 165-172.

Kunkel JG, R Koenig, H Kindle and B Lanzrein. 1986. The role of ions in vitellogenesis and patterning in insect oocytes. ADVANCES IN INVERTEBRATE REPRODUCTION 4: 101-108.

Kunkel JG (1988) Analytical Immunological Techniques. Chapter I in IMMUNOLOGICAL TECHNIQUES: ARTHROPODS. Edited by LI Gilbert. Springer Verlag, pp 1-41.

Leonard DE and JG Kunkel. 1989. Nutritional Ecology: Lymantria dispar as a model system for study of serum storage proteins. In LYMANTRIDAE: A COMPARISON OF FEATURES OF NEW AND OLD WORLD TUSSOCK MOTHS, PROCEEDINGS. USDA Gen.Tech.Report NE-123: 367-380.

Telfer WH and JG Kunkel. 1991. The function and evolution of insect storage hexamers. Annu Rev Entomol 36, 205-28.

Kunkel JG, L-Y Lin, Y Xu, AM Prado, JA Feijó, PP Hwang and PK Hepler. 2000. The strategic use of Good buffers to measure proton gradients around growing pollen tubes.  In Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Tip Growth, edited by Anja Geitmann, in press.


Kunkel JG.  1966. Development and the availability of food in the German Cockroach, Blattella germanica (L.) J.Insect Physiol. 12:227-235.

Kunkel JG.  1973. Gonadotrophic effect of Juvenile Hormone in Blattella germanica. A rapid, simple quantitative bioassay. J.Insect Physiol. 19: 1285-1297.

Kunkel JG and DM Lawler. 1974. Larval-specific serum protein in the order Dictyoptera I. Immunological characterization in larval Blattella germanica and cross-reaction throughout the order. Comp.Biochem.Physiol. 47B: 697-710.

Kunkel JG 1975a. Larval-specific serum protein in the order Dictyoptera - II. Antagonistic effects of ecdysone and regenerationon LSP concentration in the hemolymph of the Oriental Cockroach, Blatta orientalis. Comp.Biochem.Physiol. 51B: 177-188.

Kunkel JG 1975b. Cockroach Molting I. Temporal organization of events during the molting cycle of Blattella germanica. Biol.Bull. 148: 259-273.

Kunkel JG and ML Pan. 1976. Selectivity of yolk protein uptake: Comparison of vitellogenins of two insects. J.Insect Physiol. 22: 809-818.

Kunkel JG.  1977. Cockroach Molting II. The nature of regeneration-induced delay of molting hormone secretion. Biol.Bull.153: 145-162.

Duhamel RC and JG Kunkel. 1978. A molting rhythm for serum proteins of the cockroach, Blatta orientalis. Comp.Biochem.Physiol.60B: 333-337.

Greenberg SLW, JG Kunkel and AM Stuart. 1978. Vitellogenesis in a primitive termite, Zootermopsis angusticollis (Hagen). Biol.Bull. 155: 336-346.

Hagedorn, HH, JG Kunkel and G Wheelock. 1978. The specificity of an antiserum against mosquito vitellogenin and its use in a radio-immunological precipitation assay for protein synthesis. J.Insect Physiol. 24: 481-489.

Greenberg SLW. and AM Stuart. 1979. The influence of group size on ovarian development in adult and neotenic reproductives of the termite Zootermopsis angusticollis (Hagen)(Hodotermitidae). Int. J. Invert. Rep. 1: 99-108. (student paper)

Cherry LM, SM Case, JG Kunkel and AC Wilson. 1979. Comparisons of frogs, humans and chimpanzees. Science 204: 435.

Kunkel JG, LM Cherry, SM Case and AC Wilson. 1980. M-Statistics and morphometric divergence. Science 208: 1060-1061.

Kunkel JG, G Shepard, RA McCarthy, DB Ethier and JH Nordin. 1981. Concanavalin A reactivity and carbohydrate structure of Blattella germanica vitellin. Insect Biochem. 10: 703-714.

Cherry LM, SM Case, JG Kunkel, JS Wyles and AC Wilson. 1982. Body shape metrics and organismal evolution. Evolution 36: 914-933.

Duhamel RC and JG Kunkel. 1983. Cockroach larval-specific protein (LSP), a tyrosine-rich serum protein. J.Biol.Chem. 258: 14461-14465.

Wyles JS, JG Kunkel and AC Wilson. 1983. Birds, behavior, and anatomical evolution. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA 80: 4394-4397.

Wilson AC, JG Kunkel and JS Wyles. 1984. Morphological distance: An encounter between two perspectives in evolutionary biology. Evolution 38: 1156-1159.

Nordin JH, C Gochoco, D Wojchowski and JG Kunkel. 1984. Limited and heterogenous processing of high mannose oligosaccharides of insect vitellins. Comp.Biochem.Physiol. 79B: 379-390.

Storella JR, DM Wojchowski & JG Kunkel. 1985. Structure and embryonic degradation of two native vitellins in the cockroach, Periplaneta americana. Insect Biochem. 15: 259-275.

Wojchowski DM, PA Parsons, JH Nordin and JG Kunkel. 1986. Processing of Provitellogenin in Insect Fat Body: a role for High-Mannose Oligosaccharide. Developmental Biol. 116: 422-430.

Wojchowski DM and JG Kunkel. 1987. Purification of two distinct oocyte vitellins and identification of their corresponding vitellogenins in fat body and hemolymph of Blaberus discoidalis. Insect Biochem. 17: 189-198.

Duhamel RC and JG Kunkel. 1987. Molting cycle regulation of hemolymph protein clearance in cockroaches: Possible size-dependent mechanism. J.Insect Physiol. 33: 155-158.

Koenig R, JH Nordin, CH Gochoco and JG Kunkel. 1988 Studies on ligand recognition by vitellogenin receptors in follicle membrane preparations of the German cockroach Blattella germanica. Insect Biochemistry 18, 395-404.

Purcell JP, JG Kunkel and JH Nordin. 1988. Yolk hydrolase activities associated with polypeptide and oligosaccharide processing of Blattella germanica vitellin. Arch.Insect Bioch.Physiol. 9: 39-58.

Gochoco CH, Kunkel JG and Nordin JH. 1988. The high mannose oligosaccharides of Blattella germanica vitellin participate in its endocytosis in vivo and maintenance of its multimeric structure in vitro. Arch.Insect Biochem.Physiol.

Gochoco CH, JG Kunkel and JH Nordin. 1988. Experimental modifications of an insect vitellin affect its structure and uptake by oocytes. Arch.Insect Bioch.Physiol. 8: 179-199.

Koenig R, H Kindle, JG Kunkel and B Lanzrein. 1988. Vitellogenisis in the cockroach Nauphoeta cinerea: Separation of two classes of ovarian binding sites and calcium effects on binding and uptake. Arch.Insect Biochem.Physiol. 9: 323-337.

Purcell JP, TM Quinn, JG Kunkel and JH Nordin. 1989. Correlation of yolk phosphatase expression with the programmed proteolysis of vitellin in Blattella germanica during embryonic development. Arch.Insect Bioch. Physiol. 9: 237-250.

Kunkel JG and E Bowdan. 1989. Modeling currents about vitellogenic oocytes of the cockroach, Blattella germanica. Biol. Bull. 176(S): 96-102.

Kunkel JG, E Bowdan, H Kindle and B Lanzrein. 1989. An inhibitory role of glucose in the vitellogenic process. In REGULATION OF INSECT REPRODUCTION IV  Ed. by M Tonner, T Soldan and B Bennettova. Academia Publishing House of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, pp 85-86.

Bowdan E & JG Kunkel. Patterns of ionic currents around the developing oocyte of the German Cockroach, Blattella germanica. Developmental Biology 137: 266-275. Cover photo.

Kunkel JG, C Grossniklaus-Buergin, ST Karpells and B Lanzrein. 1990.  Arylphorin of Trichoplusia ni: Characterization and parasite induced precocious increase in titer. Arch.Insect Bioch. Physiol. 13: 117-125.

Karpells SA, DE Leonard and JG Kunkel. 1990. Cyclic fluctuations in arylphorin, the principal serum storage protein in the gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar. Insect Biochemistry, 20 73-82.

Anderson M & JG Kunkel. 1990. Cleaning insect oocytes by dissection and enzyme treatment. Tissue & Cell 22:349-358.

Sigel, E., Baur, R., Kunkel, J. G., Kindle, H., and Lanzrein, B. 1990. Demonstration of a voltage dependent calcium current in follicles of the cockroach Nauphoeta cinerea. Invert Reprod Dev 18:159-164.

Zhang, Y., and J. G. Kunkel. 1991. High abundance calmodulin from Blattella germanica eggs binds to vitellin subunits but disappears during vitellin utilization. Insect Biochem. 22:293-304.

Zhang, Y. 1992. Characterization of insect calmodulin during oogenesis and embryogenesis of Blattella germanica. Dissertation, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, 137.

Zhang, Y., and J. G. Kunkel. 1992. Program of F-actin in the follicular epithelium during oogenesis of the German cockroach, Blattella germanica. Tiss. Cell 24:905-917.

Zhang, Y., and J. G. Kunkel. 1994. Most egg calmodulin is a follicle cell contribution to the cytoplasm of the Blattella germanica oocyte. Dev. Biol. 160:513-521.

Iyengar, A. R., and J. G. Kunkel. 1995. Follicle cell calmodulin in Blattella germanica: Transcript accumulation during vitellogenesis is regulated by juvenile hormone. Dev. Biol. 170:314-320.

Hartling RC, JJ Pereira, JG Kunkel. 1997. Characterization of a heat-stable fraction of lipovitellin and development of an immunoassay for vitellogenin and yolk protein in winter flounder (Pleuronectes americanus).  J. Exp. Zool. 278:156-166

HoldawayClarke TL, JA Feijo, GR Hackett, JG Kunkel, and PK Hepler. 1997. Pollen tube growth and the intracellular cytosolic calcium gradient oscillate in phase while extracellular calcium influx is delayed.  Plant Cell 9, 1999-2010.

Feijo JA, Sainhas J, Hackett GR, Kunkel JG, Hepler PK. 1999. Growing pollen tubes possess a constitutive alkaline band in the clear zone and a growth-dependent acidic tip.  J. Cell Biol. 144:483-96

Cardenas L, Feijo JA, Kunkel JG, Sanchez F, Holdaway-Clarke T, Hepler PK, Quinto C. 1999. Rhizobium nod factors induce increases in intracellular free calcium and extracellular calcium influxes in bean root hairs. Plant J 19:347-52

Hartling RC and Kunkel JG. 1999. Developmental fate of the yolk protein lipovitellin in embryos and larvae of winter flounder, Pleuronectes americanus. J Exp Zool 284:686-95.

Feijó JA, J Sainhas, GR Hackett, JG Kunkel and PK Hepler. 1999. Growing pollen tubes possess a constitutive alkaline band in the clear zone and a growth-dependent acidic tip. J Cell Biol 144: 483-96.

Roy SJ, TL Holdaway-Clarke, GR Hackett, JG Kunkel, EM Lord and PK Hepler. 1999. Uncoupling secretion and tip growth in lily pollen tubes: evidence for the role of calcium in exocytosis. Plant J 19: 379-86.

Feijo JA, Sainhas J, Holdaway-Clarke T, Cordeiro MS, Kunkel JG, and Hepler PK.  2001. Cellular oscillations and the regulation of growth: the pollen tube paradigm.  Bioessays 23: 86-94.

Faszewski E, and JG Kunkel. (in press). Ion-selective electrodes allow new interpretation of Xenopus laevis oocyte physiology. J. Exp. Zool. accepted May 2001.