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- Lucilia cuprina，is an important pest of sheep in Australia and other parts of the world. It is a member of the order Diptera, has a pair of short but very strong membranous wings and a pair of hindwings reduced and modified to clublike balancers known as halteres. It is of significant concern as a result of the welfare issues and production losses that arise when gravid female blow flies deposit eggs on sheep, giving rise to fly strike. It is an important ecto-parasite that causes fly strike, which has significant health and welfare, as well as economic, impacts on the sheep industry in Australia .
- Common Name: Australian sheep blowfly
- NCBI Taxonomy
Different Developmental Stages
Internal Control Genes
|Gene Symbol||Gene Name||Application Scope||Accession Number||Primers (5'-3')
|Size [bp]||Tm [℃]||Detection|
|18S rRNA||18S rRNA||
|28S rRNA||28S rRNA||
|RPLPO||Acidic ribosomal phosphoprotein PO||
- Name: A.C.KOTZE
- Email: email@example.com
- Institution: CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organization) Livestock Industries, St. Lucia, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Cited by 28 (Based on Google Scholar [2017-09-01])
- Bagnall N H, Kotze A C. Evaluation of reference genes for real‐time PCR quantification of gene expression in the Australian sheep blowfly, Lucilia cuprina[J]. Medical and veterinary entomology, 2010, 24(2): 176-181.
- Bagnall NH, Hines BM, Lucke AJ, Gupta PK, Reid RC, Fairlie DP, Kotze AC.Int J Parasitol Drugs Drug Resist. 2017 Apr;7(1):51-60. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpddr.2017.01.001. Epub 2017 Jan 10.PMID: 28110187 Free PMC Article.