Dr. Flerida Carino

Position: Director Institute of Chemistry, Professor

Education: Ph.D. Toxicology, Texas A&M University(College Station, Texas, USA);

                  M.S. Toxicology, UP Los Baños; B.S. Chemistry, UP Los Baños

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Insecticide Toxicology
Molecular Biology
Environmental Science
Insecticide Resistance



P. B. Lintongan, F. A. Cariño, G. C. Rivero. 2004. Photosynthetic protein from Chlorella vulgaris strain Bt-09 may be responsible for the coping mechanism against cadmium toxicity. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 72:1232-1239

Carr, H. P., F. A. Cariño, M. S.-M. Yang and M.-H. Wong. 1998. Characterization of the Cadmium-binding Capacity of Chlorella vulgaris. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 60(3):433-40.

Plapp, F. W. Jr., F. A. Cariño and V. K. Wei. 1998. A Juvenile Hormone Binding Protein from the House Fly and Its Possible Relationship to Insecticide Resistance. Arch. Insect Biochem. Physiol. 37:64-72.

Feyereisen, R.,J. F. Andersen, F. A. Cariño, M. B. Cohen, and J. F. Koener. 1995. Cytochrome P450 in the House Fly: Structure, Catalytic Activity and Regulation of Expression of CYP6A1 in an Insecticide Resistant Strain. Pesti. Sci. 43: 233-299.

Cariño, F. A., J. F. Koener, F. W. Plapp, Jr. and R. Feyereisen. 1994 Constitutive Overexpression of the Cytochrome P450 Gene CYP6A1 in a House Fly Strain with Metabolic Resistance to Insecticides. Insect Biochem. Molec. Biol. 24: 411-418.
Koener, J. F., F. A. Cariño and R. Feyereisen. 1993. The cDNA and Deduced Protein Sequence of House Fly NADPH-cytochrome P450 Reductase. Insect Biochem. Molec. Biol. 23(4):439-447.
Feyereisen, R., F. A. Cariño. and J F. Koener. 1991. Insect Cytochrome P450: Diversity, Regulation and Inhibition. Rev. Pesticides Toxicol. 1:163-171.
Muehleisen, D. P., F. W. Plapp, Jr., J. H. Benedict and F. A. Cariño. 1990. High-affinity Juvenile Hormone Binding in the Bollworm, Heliothis zea (Boddie) Cytosol: Characterization and Interaction with Allelochemicals and Xenobiotics. Pestic. Biochem. Physiol. 37: 64-73.
Muehleisen, D. P., F. W. Plapp, Jr., J. H. Benedict and F. A. Cariño. 1989. Effects of Cotton Plant Allelochemicals on Toxicity and Metabolism of Insecticides and Induction of Detoxifying Enzymes in the Bollworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). J. Econ. Entomol. 82: 1554-1558.
Muehleisen, D. P., F. W. Plapp, Jr., J. H. Benedict and F. A. Cariño. 1989. High Affinity TCDD Binding to Fat Body Cytosolic Proteins of the Bollworm, Heliothis zea Pestic. Biochem. Physiol. 35: 50-57.