Michael S. Singer - Publications

Ophthalmology Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Cambridge, MA, United States 

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2016 Singer MS. Behaviorally plastic host-plant use by larval Lepidoptera in tri-trophic food webs Current Opinion in Insect Science. 14: 56-60. DOI: 10.1016/j.cois.2016.01.005  1
2015 Forister ML, Novotny V, Panorska AK, Baje L, Basset Y, Butterill PT, Cizek L, Coley PD, Dem F, Diniz IR, Drozd P, Fox M, Glassmire AE, Hazen R, Hrcek J, ... ... Singer MS, et al. The global distribution of diet breadth in insect herbivores. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112: 442-7. PMID 25548168 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1423042112  1
2015 Lichter-Marck IH, Wylde M, Aaron E, Oliver JC, Singer MS. The struggle for safety: Effectiveness of caterpillar defenses against bird predation Oikos. 124: 525-533. DOI: 10.1111/oik.01515  1
2015 Mason PA, Singer MS. Defensive mixology: Combining acquired chemicals towards defence Functional Ecology. 29: 441-450. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.12380  1
2014 Murphy SM, Lill JT, Bowers MD, Singer MS. Enemy-free space for parasitoids. Environmental Entomology. 43: 1465-74. PMID 25479197 DOI: 10.1603/EN13201  1
2014 Mason PA, Bernardo MA, Singer MS. A mixed diet of toxic plants enables increased feeding and anti-predator defense by an insect herbivore. Oecologia. 176: 477-86. PMID 25106116 DOI: 10.1007/s00442-014-3029-0  1
2014 Singer MS, Lichter-Marck IH, Farkas TE, Aaron E, Whitney KD, Mooney KA. Herbivore diet breadth mediates the cascading effects of carnivores in food webs. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 111: 9521-6. PMID 24979778 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1401949111  1
2014 Singer MS, Mason PA, Smilanich AM. Ecological immunology mediated by diet in herbivorous insects. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 54: 913-21. PMID 24951503 DOI: 10.1093/icb/icu089  1
2014 Mason AP, Smilanich AM, Singer MS. Reduced consumption of protein-rich foods follows immune challenge in a polyphagous caterpillar. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 217: 2250-60. PMID 24737766 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.093716  1
2013 Farkas TE, Singer MS. Can caterpillar density or host-plant quality explain host-plant-related parasitism of a generalist forest caterpillar assemblage? Oecologia. 173: 971-83. PMID 23620347 DOI: 10.1007/s00442-013-2658-z  1
2012 Forister ML, Dyer LA, Singer MS, Stireman JO, Lill JT. Revisiting the evolution of ecological specialization, with emphasis on insect-plant interactions. Ecology. 93: 981-91. PMID 22764485 DOI: 10.1890/11-0650.1  1
2012 Mooney KA, Pratt RT, Singer MS. The tri-trophic interactions hypothesis: interactive effects of host plant quality, diet breadth and natural enemies on herbivores. Plos One. 7: e34403. PMID 22509298 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0034403  1
2012 Singer MS, Farkas TE, Skorik CM, Mooney KA. Tritrophic interactions at a community level: effects of host plant species quality on bird predation of caterpillars. The American Naturalist. 179: 363-74. PMID 22322224 DOI: 10.1086/664080  1
2011 Smilanich AM, Mason PA, Sprung L, Chase TR, Singer MS. Complex effects of parasitoids on pharmacophagy and diet choice of a polyphagous caterpillar. Oecologia. 165: 995-1005. PMID 20941512 DOI: 10.1007/s00442-010-1803-1  1
2011 Mason PA, Wilkes SR, Lill JT, Singer MS. Abundance trumps quality: Bi-trophic performance and parasitism risk fail to explain host use in the fall webworm Oikos. 120: 1509-1518. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0706.2011.19053.x  1
2010 Gassmann AJ, Stock SP, Tabashnik BE, Singer MS. Tritrophic effects of host plants on an herbivore-pathogen interaction Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 103: 371-378. DOI: 10.1603/AN09130  1
2009 Singer MS, Mace KC, Bernays EA. Self-medication as adaptive plasticity: increased ingestion of plant toxins by parasitized caterpillars. Plos One. 4: e4796. PMID 19274098 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0004796  1
2008 Janson EM, Stireman JO, Singer MS, Abbot P. Phytophagous insect-microbe mutualisms and adaptive evolutionary diversification. Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution. 62: 997-1012. PMID 18298649 DOI: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2008.00348.x  1
2008 Singer MS. Evolutionary ecology of polyphagy Specialization, Speciation, and Radiation: the Evolutionary Biology of Herbivorous Insects. 29-42.  1
2007 Dyer LA, Singer MS, Lill JT, Stireman JO, Gentry GL, Marquis RJ, Ricklefs RE, Greeney HF, Wagner DL, Morais HC, Diniz IR, Kursar TA, Coley PD. Host specificity of Lepidoptera in tropical and temperate forests. Nature. 448: 696-9. PMID 17687325 DOI: 10.1038/nature05884  1
2005 Stireman JO, Dyer LA, Janzen DH, Singer MS, Lill JT, Marquis RJ, Ricklefs RE, Gentry GL, Hallwachs W, Coley PD, Barone JA, Greeney HF, Connahs H, Barbosa P, Morais HC, et al. Climatic unpredictability and parasitism of caterpillars: implications of global warming. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 102: 17384-7. PMID 16293686 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0508839102  1
2005 Lai PC, Singer MS, Crasto CJ. Structural activation pathways from dynamic olfactory receptor-odorant interactions. Chemical Senses. 30: 781-92. PMID 16243965 DOI: 10.1093/chemse/bji070  1
2005 Hartmann T, Theuring C, Beuerle T, Bernays EA, Singer MS. Acquisition, transformation and maintenance of plant pyrrolizidine alkaloids by the polyphagous arctiid Grammia geneura. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 35: 1083-99. PMID 16102415 DOI: 10.1016/j.ibmb.2005.05.011  1
2005 Bernays EA, Singer MS. Insect defences: taste alteration and endoparasites. Nature. 436: 476. PMID 16049466 DOI: 10.1038/436476a  1
2005 Hartmann T, Theuring C, Beuerle T, Klewer N, Schulz S, Singer MS, Bernays EA. Specific recognition, detoxification and metabolism of pyrrolizidine alkaloids by the polyphagous arctiid Estigmene acrea. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 35: 391-411. PMID 15804574 DOI: 10.1016/j.ibmb.2004.12.010  1
2005 Singer MS, Stireman JO. The tri-trophic niche concept and adaptive radiation of phytophagous insects Ecology Letters. 8: 1247-1255. DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2005.00835.x  1
2004 Singer MS, Carrière Y, Theuring C, Hartmann T. Disentangling food quality from resistance against parasitoids: diet choice by a generalist caterpillar. The American Naturalist. 164: 423-9. PMID 15478095 DOI: 10.1086/423152  1
2004 Hartmann T, Theuring C, Beuerle T, Ernst L, Singer MS, Bernays EA. Acquired and partially de novo synthesized pyrrolizidine alkaloids in two polyphagous arctiids and the alkaloid profiles of their larval food-plants. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 30: 229-54. PMID 15112722 DOI: 10.1023/B:JOEC.0000017975.16399.c3  1
2004 Bernays EA, Chapman RF, Singer MS. Changes in taste receptor cell sensitivity in a polyphagous caterpillar reflect carbohydrate but not protein imbalance. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 190: 39-48. PMID 14634779 DOI: 10.1007/s00359-003-0472-5  1
2004 Bernays EA, Singer MS, Rodrigues D. Foraging in nature: Foraging efficiency and attentiveness in caterpillars with different diet breadths Ecological Entomology. 29: 389-397. DOI: 10.1111/j.0307-6946.2004.00615.x  1
2004 Bernays EA, Singer MS, Rodrigues D. Trenching behavior by caterpillars of the Euphorbia specialist, Pygarctia roseicapitis: A field study Journal of Insect Behavior. 17: 41-52. DOI: 10.1023/B:JOIR.0000025131.16275.0f  1
2004 Singer MS, Rodrigues D, Stireman JO, Carrière Y. Roles of food quality and enemy-free space in host use by a generalist insect herbivore Ecology. 85: 2747-2753.  1
2003 Bernays EA, Rodrigues D, Chapman RF, Singer MS, Hartmann T. Loss of gustatory responses to pyrrolizidine alkaloids after their extensive ingestion in the polyphagous caterpillar Estigmene acrea. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 206: 4487-96. PMID 14610033 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.00705  1
2003 Chapman RF, Bernays EA, Singer MS, Hartmann T. Experience influences gustatory responsiveness to pyrrolizidine alkaloids in the polyphagous caterpillar, Estigmene acrea. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 189: 833-41. PMID 14520497 DOI: 10.1007/s00359-003-0461-8  1
2003 Stireman JO, Singer MS. What determines host range in parasitoids? An analysis of a tachinid parasitoid community. Oecologia. 135: 629-38. PMID 12684859 DOI: 10.1007/s00442-003-1235-2  1
2003 Singer MS, Stireman JO. Does anti-parasitoid defense explain host-plant selection by a polyphagous caterpillar? Oikos. 100: 554-562. DOI: 10.1034/j.1600-0706.2003.11720.x  1
2003 Singer MS, Bernays EA. Understanding omnivory needs a behavioral perspective Ecology. 84: 2532-2537.  1
2003 Stireman JO, Singer MS. Determinants of parasitoid-host associations: Insights from a natural tachinid-lepidopteran community Ecology. 84: 296-310.  1
2002 Singer MS, Vriend G, Bywater RP. Prediction of protein residue contacts with a PDB-derived likelihood matrix. Protein Engineering. 15: 721-5. PMID 12456870  1
2002 Stireman JO, Singer MS. Spatial and temporal variation in the parasitoid assemblage of an exophytic polyphagous caterpillar Ecological Entomology. 27: 588-600. DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2311.2002.00450.x  1
2002 Singer MS, Bernays EA, Carrière Y. The interplay between nutrient balancing and toxin dilution in foraging by a generalist insect herbivore Animal Behaviour. 64: 629-643. DOI: 10.1006/anbe.2002.3082  1
2002 Bernays EA, Singer M. Contrasted foraging tactics in two species of polyphagous caterpillars Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae. 48: 117-135.  1
2001 Crasto C, Singer MS, Shepherd GM. The olfactory receptor family album. Genome Biology. 2: REVIEWS1027. PMID 11597337  1
2001 Woods HA, Singer MS. Contrasting responses to desiccation and starvation by eggs and neonates of two lepidoptera. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology : Pbz. 74: 594-606. PMID 11436144 DOI: 10.1086/322169  1
2001 Miller PL, Nadkarni P, Singer M, Marenco L, Hines M, Shepherd G. Integration of multidisciplinary sensory data: a pilot model of the human brain project approach. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : Jamia. 8: 34-48. PMID 11141511  1
2001 Singer M, Stireman J. How foraging tactics determine host-plant use by a polyphagous caterpillar Oecologia. 129: 98-105. DOI: 10.1007/s004420100707  1
2001 Singer MS. Determinants of polyphagy by a woolly bear caterpillar: A test of the physiological efficiency hypothesis Oikos. 93: 194-204.  1
2000 Floriano WB, Vaidehi N, Goddard WA, Singer MS, Shepherd GM. Molecular mechanisms underlying differential odor responses of a mouse olfactory receptor. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 97: 10712-6. PMID 11005853  1
2000 Singer MS. Analysis of the molecular basis for octanal interactions in the expressed rat 17 olfactory receptor. Chemical Senses. 25: 155-65. PMID 10781022  1
2000 Bernays EA, Chapman RF, Singer MS. Sensitivity to chemically diverse phagostimulants in a single gustatory neuron of a polyphagous caterpillar. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 186: 13-9. PMID 10659038  1
1999 Skoufos E, Healy MD, Singer MS, Nadkarni PM, Miller PL, Shepherd GM. Olfactory Receptor Database: a database of the largest eukaryotic gene family. Nucleic Acids Research. 27: 343-5. PMID 9847223 DOI: 10.1093/nar/27.1.343  1
1998 Singer MS, Hughes TE, Shepherd GM, Greer CA. Identification of olfactory receptor mRNA sequences from the rat olfactory bulb glomerular layer. Neuroreport. 9: 3745-8. PMID 9858390  1
1998 Shepherd GM, Mirsky JS, Healy MD, Singer MS, Skoufos E, Hines MS, Nadkarni PM, Miller PL. The Human Brain Project: neuroinformatics tools for integrating, searching and modeling multidisciplinary neuroscience data. Trends in Neurosciences. 21: 460-8. PMID 9829685 DOI: 10.1016/S0166-2236(98)01300-9  1
1998 Singer M, Ryan WJ, Saha B, Martin BR, Razdan RK. Potent cyano and carboxamido side-chain analogues of 1', 1'-dimethyl-delta8-tetrahydrocannabinol. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 41: 4400-7. PMID 9784115 DOI: 10.1021/jm9803875  1
1998 Bernays EA, Singer MS. A rhythm underlying feeding behaviour in a highly polyphagous caterpillar Physiological Entomology. 23: 295-302. DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-3032.1998.00103.x  1
1997 Dutta AK, Ryan W, Thomas BF, Singer M, Compton DR, Martin BR, Razdan RK. Synthesis, pharmacology, and molecular modeling of novel 4-alkyloxy indole derivatives related to cannabimimetic aminoalkyl indoles (AAIs). Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry. 5: 1591-600. PMID 9313864 DOI: 10.1016/S0968-0896(97)00111-9  1
1997 Healy MD, Smith JE, Singer MS, Nadkarni PM, Skoufos E, Miller PL, Shepherd GM. Olfactory receptor database (ORDB): a resource for sharing and analyzing published and unpublished data. Chemical Senses. 22: 321-6. PMID 9218144 DOI: 10.1093/chemse/22.3.321  1
1997 Singer M, Dutta AK, Compton DR, Martin BR, Razdan RK. Synthesis and pharmacology of (R)- and (S)-4'-hydroxy-Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinols European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 32: 165-170. DOI: 10.1016/S0223-5234(97)87544-7  1
1996 Wiley JL, Compton DR, Gordon PM, Siegel C, Singer M, Dutta A, Lichtman AH, Balster RL, Razdan RK, Martin BR. Evaluation of agonist-antagonist properties of nitrogen mustard and cyano derivatives of delta 8-tetrahydrocannabinol. Neuropharmacology. 35: 1793-804. PMID 9076759 DOI: 10.1016/S0028-3908(96)00120-7  1
1996 Singer MS, Weisinger-Lewin Y, Lancet D, Shepherd GM. Positive selection moments identify potential functional residues in human olfactory receptors. Receptors & Channels. 4: 141-7. PMID 9014237  1
1996 Shepherd GM, Singer MS, Greer CA. Olfactory receptors: A large gene family with broad affinities and multiple functions Neuroscientist. 2: 262-271.  1
1995 Singer MS, Oliveira L, Vriend G, Shepherd GM. Potential ligand-binding residues in rat olfactory receptors identified by correlated mutation analysis. Receptors & Channels. 3: 89-95. PMID 8581404  1
1995 Adams IB, Ryan W, Singer M, Thomas BF, Compton DR, Razdan RK, Martin BR. Evaluation of cannabinoid receptor binding and in vivo activities for anandamide analogs. The Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. 273: 1172-81. PMID 7791088  1
1995 Adams IB, Ryan W, Singer M, Razdan RK, Compton DR, Martin BR. Pharmacological and behavioral evaluation of alkylated anandamide analogs. Life Sciences. 56: 2041-8. PMID 7776830 DOI: 10.1016/0024-3205(95)00187-B  1
1995 Ryan W, Singer M, Razdan RK, Compton DR, Martin BR. A novel class of potent tetrahydrocannabinols (THCS): 2'-yne-delta 8- and delta 9-THCS. Life Sciences. 56: 2013-20. PMID 7776826 DOI: 10.1016/0024-3205(95)00183-7  1
1995 Singer MS, Shepherd GM, Greer CA. Olfactory receptors guide axons. Nature. 377: 19-20. PMID 7659152 DOI: 10.1038/377019b0  1
1995 Hendrickson JB, Sommer TJ, Singer M. A facile approach to N-unsubstituted phosphinimines Synthesis. 1496.  1
1994 Singer MS, Shepherd GM. Molecular modeling of ligand-receptor interactions in the OR5 olfactory receptor. Neuroreport. 5: 1297-300. PMID 7919185  1
1994 Singer M, Siegel C, Gordon PM, Dutta AK, Razdan RK. Synthesis of (R)- and (S)-4'-acetoxyolivetol [(R)- and (S)-5-(4'-acetoxypentyl)-1,3-benzenediol]: Key intermediates in the synthesis of tetrahydrocannabinol derivatives Synthesis. 1: 486-488.  1
1993 Hendrickson JB, Singer M, Sajjat Hussoin M. Direct borohydride reduction of alcohols to alkanes with phosphonium anhydride activation Journal of Organic Chemistry. 58: 6913-6914.  1
1992 Ng JP, Menacherry SD, Liem BJ, Anderson D, Singer M, Justice JB. Anomalous effect of mazindol on dopamine uptake as measured by in vivo voltammetry and microdialysis. Neuroscience Letters. 134: 229-32. PMID 1589149 DOI: 10.1016/0304-3940(92)90523-A  1
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