Dr Amanda Choo

Dr Amanda Choo
  • Publications

    Choo, A., Nguyen, T., Ward, C., Chen, I., Sved, J., Shearman, D., Gilchrist, A., Crisp, P. & Baxter, S. (2019) Identification of Y-chromosome scaffolds of the Queensland fruit fly reveals a duplicated gyf gene paralogue common to many Bactrocera pest species. Insect Molecular Biology, doi: 10.1111/imb.12602.


    Webber, D., Choo, A.,Hewson, L., Trim, P., Snel, M., Hopwood, J., Richards, R., Hemsley, K. & O’Keefe, L. (2018) Neuronal-specific impairment of heparan sulfate degradation in Drosophila reveals pathogenic mechanisms for Mucopolysaccharidosis type IIIA.  Experimental Neurology303, 38-47.


    Choo, A.,Crisp, P., Saint, R., O'Keefe, L.V. & Baxter, S.W. (2018) CRISPR/Cas9-mediated mutagenesis of the white gene in the tephritid pest Bactrocera tryoni.  Journal of Applied Entomology142 (1-2): 52-58. 


    Stevens, T., Song, S., Bruning, J.B., Choo, A., Baxter, S.W. (2017) Expressing a moth abcc2 gene in transgenic Drosophila causes susceptibility to Bt Cry1Ac without requiring a cadherin-like protein receptor. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology,80:61-70.


    Choo, A.,O’Keefe, L.V., Lee, C. S., Gregory, S., Shaukat, Z., Lee, K., Denton, D. & Richards, R. I. (2015) Tumour suppressor WWOX moderates the mitochondrial respiratory complex. Genes, Chromosomes and Cancerdoi: 10.1002/gcc.222.


    O’Keefe, L.V., Lee, C. S., Choo, A.& Richards, R. I. (2015) Tumor suppressor WWOX contributes to the elimination of tumorigenic cells in Drosophila melanogaster. PLoS One, 10(8):e0136356.


    Richards, R. I., Choo, A.,Lee, C.S., Dayan, S. & O’Keefe, L.V. (2015) WWOX, the chromosomal fragile site FRA16D spanning gene: its role in metabolism and contribution to cancer. Exp. Biol. & Med, 240 (3): 338-44.


    Shaukat, Z., Liu, D., Choo, A., Hussain, R., O’Keefe, L.V., Richards, R., Saint, R., Gregory, S. L. (2015) Chromosomal instability causes sensitivity to metabolic stress. Oncogene, 34 (31):4044-55.


    Dayan, S., O’Keefe, L. V., Choo, A.& Richards, R. I. (2013) Common chromosomal fragile site FRA16D tumor suppressor WWOX gene expression and metabolic reprogramming in cells.Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 52(9): p. 823-31.


    O’Keefe, L.V., Collela, A., Dayan, S., Chen, Q.Choo, A., Jacob, R. , Price, G. , Venter, D. & Richards R. I. (2011) Drosophila orthologue of WWOX, the chromosomal fragile site FRA16D tumour suppressor gene, functions in aerobic metabolism and regulates reactive oxygen species. Hum. Mol. Genet.,20(3) 497-509. 

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Entry last updated: Tuesday, 8 Oct 2019