baculovirus

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baculovirus

(ˈbækjʊləʊˌvaɪrəs)
n
any of a family of viruses that attack insects and other arthropods, used as biological pesticides
Translations
Baculovirus
bakulovirus
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Commercialization of baculo-viral insecticides, In: The baculoviruses (ed.
Unlike most lepidopteran baculoviruses, Hymenoptera baculovirus can only replicate in the epithelial cells in the midgut of larvae.
The recombinant baculoviruses carrying the genes for the viral capsid proteins of the lion/NoV/GIV.
Baculoviral clone selection and expression recombinant entire (N-PPRV) and truncated nucleoprotein of PPRV (420-525N-PPRV): Recombinant baculoviruses expressing NPPRV and 420-525 NPPRV were kindly gifted by Dr.
High frequency recombination between homologous baculoviruses in cell culture.
The envelope of the WSSV virion probably fuses with the endosome and the naked nucleocapsid is transported to the nucleus, in a similar way as in baculoviruses.
Major chapter topics include the history of the field, principles of epizootiology and microbial control, baculoviruses, RNA viruses that infect pest insects, fungal and bacterial entomophathogens, and nematode parasites and entomopathogens.
If we look a bit further ahead, there is an opportunity with future research to use baculoviruses as gene therapy vectors.
Scientists have discovered a gene that baculoviruses use to hijack gypsy moth caterpillars' brains.
Evaluation of the per os insecticidal activity of baculoviruses by a nebulization method.