Baculoviridae | definition of Baculoviridae by Medical dictionary
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A family of viruses that multiply only in arthropods; its rod-shaped virions measure 30-35 nm by 250-400 nm; genomes are of double stranded, supercoiled DNA (90-160 kb). Baculovirus-derived vectors are frequently used to express foreign genes in insect cells.
[L. baculum, rod]
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Volkman LE, Blissard GW, Friesen P, Keddie BA, Posse RD, Thielman DA (1995) Baculoviridae
The ac53, ac78, ac101, and ac103 genes are newly discovered core genes in the family Baculoviridae
La familia Baculoviridae
es la mas numerosa y ampliamente estudiada de todos los grupos de virus patogenos de insectos.