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bombyx

(ˈbɒmbɪks)
n
(Zoology) a Chinese silkworm moth
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Noun1.bombyx - type genus of the Bombycidae: Chinese silkworm mothBombyx - type genus of the Bombycidae: Chinese silkworm moth
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
Bombycidae, family Bombycidae - Chinese silkworm moth
Bombyx mori, domestic silkworm moth, domesticated silkworm moth - stocky creamy-white Asiatic moth found almost entirely under human care; the source of most of the silk commerce
silkworm - the commercially bred hairless white caterpillar of the domestic silkworm moth which spins a cocoon that can be processed to yield silk fiber; the principal source of commercial silk
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Progenie de Palmistichus elaeisis Delvare & LaSalle (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) parasitando pupas de Bombyx mori L.
The new product includes silk from larva of the bombyx mori moth that is purified to remove the protein sericin, resulting in biocompatible fibroin fibers that enhance cohesion and mechanical properties.
The murder of Owen Quine was done exactly like his last would-be book, Bombyx Mori, or Silkworm, ends, and so the murderer must have read the manuscript.
But, that indeed WAS the punishment exacted by Chinese emperors for several thousand years upon anyone caught attempting to export Bombyx mori (silkworms) or mulberry seeds (Morus alba) in order to start international silkworm competition (sericulture).
Lin and co-senior author and Tufts chair of biomedical engineering David Kaplan, PhD, used silk protein obtained from Bombyx mori (B.
Syntheses of glycine and L-serine by their interconversion in the posterior silkgland of the silkworm, Bombyx mori.
The 131 peer-reviewed papers consider such aspects as the growth of hydroxyapatite crystals on Bombyx mori silk fibroin, the conventional testing and evaluation of woven fabric's elasticity and wrinkle resistance, the crystal analysis of the chrysalis silk production provinces in China, the manufacture of reinforced thermoplastic composites with high fiber volume fraction, Suzhou embroidery and the innovative design of modern silk scarves, and the influence of cushion material on the pressure distribution based on the young female sitting posture.
Oxitec today announced the development of strains of the silkworm, Bombyx mori, which allow production of exclusively male populations and could greatly enhance the efficiency of silk farming.
Chinese consume the larvae of the silk worm Bombyx mori.