Anthony J. Zera
Charles Bessey Professor and Professor of Biological Science
225 Manter Hall
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Dr. Zera's homepage: http://www.biosci.unl.edu/labs/zera/index.html
azera1@unl.edu

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2018

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Diurnal and developmental differences in gene expression between adult dispersing and flightless morphs of the wing polymorphic cricket, Gryllus firmus: Implications for life-history evolution, Anthony J. Zera, Neetha Nanoth Vellichirammal, and Jennifer A. Brisson

2009

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Morph-associated JH titer diel rhythm in Gryllus firmus: Experimental verification of its circadian basis and cycle characterization in artificially selected lines raised in the field, Anthony J. Zera and Zhangwu Zhao

2008

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Tissue and stage-specific juvenile hormone esterase (JHE) and epoxide hydrolase (JHEH) enzyme activities and Jhe transcript abundance in lines of the cricket Gryllus assimilis artificially selected for plasma JHE activity: Implications for JHE microevolution, Anurag Anand, Erica Crone, and Anthony J. Zera

2007

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Jhe in Gryllus assimilis: Cloning, sequence-activity associations and phylogeny, E. J. Crone, Anthony J. Zera, A. Anand, J. G. Oakeshott, T. D. Sutherland, R. J. Russell, Lawrence G. Harshman, Federico G. Hoffmann, and C. Claudianos

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The cost of reproduction: the devil in the details, Lawrence G. Harshman and Anthony J. Zera

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Evolutionary Endocrinology: The Developing Synthesis between Endocrinology and Evolutionary Genetics, Anthony J. Zera, Lawrence G. Harshman, and Tony D. Williams

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Hormones in the Field: Evolutionary Endocrinology of Juvenile Hormone and Ecdysteroids in Field Populations of the Wing-Dimorphic Cricket Gryllus firmus, Anthony J. Zera, Zangwu Zhao, and Katherine Kaliseck

2006

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Evolutionary genetics of juvenile hormone and ecdysteroid regulation in Gryllus: A case study in the microevolution of endocrine regulation, Anthony J. Zera

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Intermediary Metabolism and Life-History Trade-Offs: Differential Metabolism of Amino Acids Underlies the Dispersal-Reproduction Trade-Off in a Wing-Polymorphic Cricket, Anthony J. Zera and Zhangwu Zhao

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Biochemical basis of specialization for dispersal vs. reproduction in a wing-polymorphic cricket: Morph-specific metabolism of amino acids, Zhangwu Zhao and Anthony J. Zera

2005

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Intermediary Metabolism and Life History Trade-offs: Lipid Metabolism in Lines of the Wing-polymorphic Cricket, Gryllus firmus, Selected for Flight Capability vs. Early Age Reproduction, Anthony J. Zera

2004

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Effect of a Juvenile Hormone Analogue on Lipid Metabolism in a Wing-Polymorphic Cricket: Implications for the Endocrine-Biochemical Bases of Life-History Trade-Offs, Anthony J. Zera and Zhangwu Zhao

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A morph-specific daily cycle in the rate of JH biosynthesis underlies a morph-specific daily cycle in the hemolymph JH titer in a wing-polymorphic cricket, Zhangwu Zhao and Anthony J. Zera

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The hemolymph JH titer exhibits a large-amplitude, morph-dependent, diurnal cycle in the wing-polymorphic cricket, Gryllus firmus, Zhangwu Zhao and Anthony J. Zera

2003

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The Endocrine Regulation of Wing Polymorphism in Insects: State of the Art, Recent Surprises, and Future Directions, Anthony J. Zera

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Life-History Evolution and the Microevolution of Intermediary Metabolism: Activities of Lipid-Metabolizing Enzymes in Life-History Morphs of a Wing-Dimorphic Cricket, Anthony J. Zera and Zhangwu Zhao

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Morph-dependent fatty acid oxidation in a wing-polymorphic cricket: Implications for the trade-off between dispersal and reproduction, Anthony J. Zera and Zhangwu Zhao

2002

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Review of Dispersal. Based on a conference held in Roscoff, France, 23 April–1 May 1999., Anthony J. Zera

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Purification and Characterization of Hemolymph Juvenile Hormone Esterase from the Cricket, Gryllus assimilis, Anthony J. Zera, Travis Sanger, Jeremiah Hanes, and Lawrence G. Harshman

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Differential lipid biosynthesis underlies a tradeoff between reproduction and fl ight capability in a wing-polymorphic cricket, Zhangwu Zhao and Anthony J. Zera

2001

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The Endocrine-Genetic Basis of Life-History Variation: The Relationship Between The Ecdysteroid Titer and Morph-Specific Reproduction in the Wing-Polymorphic Cricket Gryllus Firmus, Anthony J. Zera and Justin Bottsford

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Genetic and Diurnal Variation in the Juvenile Hormone Titer in a Wing-Polymorphic Cricket: Implications for the Evolution of Life Histories and Dispersal, Anthony J. Zera and Gretchen Cisper

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The Physiology of Life History Trade-Offs in Animals, Anthony J. Zera and Lawrence G. Harshman

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The Metabolic Basis of Life History Variation: Genetic and Phenotypic Differences in Lipid Reserves among Life History Morphs of the Wing-Polymorphic Cricket, Gryllus firmus, Anthony J. Zera and A. Larsen

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Enzymological and Radiotracer Studies of lipid Metabolism in the Flight-Capable and Flightless Morphs of the Wing-Polymorphic Cricket, Gryllus firmus, Z. Zhao and Anthony J. Zera

2000

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Juvenile Hormone Titer and Morph-Specific Reproduction in the Wing-Polymorphic Cricket, Gryllus firmus, Gretchen Cisper, Anthony J. Zera, and David W. Borst

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Nutrient absorption and utilization by wing and flight muscle morphs of the cricket Gryllus firmus: Implications for the trade-off between flight capability and early reproduction, Anthony J. Zera and Tammy Brink

1999

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The Endocrine Genetics of Wing Polymorphism in Gryllus: Critique of Recent Studies and State of the Art, Anthony J. Zera

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Evolutionary Endocrinology of Juvenile Hormone Esterase: Functional Relationship with Wing Polymorphism in the Cricket, Gryllus firmus, Anthony J. Zera and Yuan Huang

1998

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The Physiology of Life-History Trade-offs: Experimental Analysis of a Hormonally Induced Life-History Trade-off in Gryllus assimilis, Anthony J. Zera, Jason Potts, and Kari Kobus

1997

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Physiology and Ecology of Dispersal Polymorphism in Insects, Anthony J. Zera and Robert F. Denno

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Flight-Muscle Polymorphism in the Cricket Gryllus firmus: Muscle Characteristics and Their Influence on the Evolution of Flightlessness, Anthony J. Zera, Jeffry Sall, and Kimberly Grudzinski

1996

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Artificial Selection on JHE Activity in Gryllus assimilis: Nature of Activity Differences Between Lines and Effect on JH Binding and Metabolism, Anthony J. Zera, Jeffrey Sall, and Robert Schwartz

1995

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Evolutionary Endocrinology of Juvenile Hormone Esterase in Gryllus assimilis: Direct and Correlated Responses to Selection, Anthony J. Zera and Caiqiu Zhang

1994

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Differential resource consumption obviates a potential flight–fecundity trade-off in the sand cricket (Gryllus firmus), S. Mole and Anthony J. Zera

1993

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Differential Mating Success of Male Wing Morphs of the Cricket, Gryllus rubens, Cami L. Holtmeier and Anthony J. Zera

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Differential allocation of resources underlies the dispersal-reproduction trade-off in the wing-dimorphic cricket, Gryllus rubens, Simon Mole and Anthony J. Zera

1987

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Temperature-dependent Kinetic Variation among Phosphoglucose Isomerase Allozymes from the Wing-polymorphic Water Strider, Limnoporus canaliculatusl, Anthony J. Zera

1984

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Differences in Survivorship, Development Rate and Fertility between the Long-winged and Wingless Morphs of the Waterstrider, Limnoporus Canaliculatus, Anthony J. Zera

1983

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Genetic and Environmental Determinants of Wing Polymorphism in the Waterstrider Limnoporus canaliculatus, Anthony J. Zera, David J. Innes, and Margaret E. Saks

1981

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Genetic Structure of Two Species of Waterstriders (Gerridae: Hemiptera) with Differing Degrees of Winglessness, Anthony J. Zera