Baculoviridae


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Bac·u·lo·vi·ri·dae

(bak'yū-lō-vir'i-dē),
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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Adams JR, McClintock T(1991) Baculoviridae: nuclear polyhed rosis vir uses of insects.
Volkman LE, Blissard GW, Friesen P, Keddie BA, Posse RD, Thielman DA (1995) Baculoviridae. En Murphy FA, Fauquet CM, Bishop DHL, Ghabrial SA, Jarvis AW, Matelli GP, Mayo MA, Summers MD (Eds.) Virus Taxonomy: Sixth Report of the International Comittee on Taxonomy of Virus.
The ac53, ac78, ac101, and ac103 genes are newly discovered core genes in the family Baculoviridae. Journal of virology.
exigua (SeMNPV, familia Baculoviridae), que habitualmente causa epizootias en las poblaciones larvarias de este insecto.
Epizootiology of a nuclear polyhedrosis virus (Baculoviridae) in European sawfly (Gilpinia hercyniae): spread of disease from small epicentres in comparison with spread of baculovirus disease in other hosts.
Morphological and molecular evidence that Culex nigripalpus baculovirus is an unusual member of the family Baculoviridae. J.
A rapid bioassay screen for quantifying nucleopolyhedroviruses (Baculoviridae) in the environment.
Una alternativa promisoria para su control es el uso del granulovirus de Phthorimaea operculella, un virus perteneciente a la familia Baculoviridae, el cual es altamente especifico y ha sido considerado con otros virus por la Organizacion para la Agricultura y la Alimentacion (FAO) y la Organizacion Mundial de la Salud (OMS) como la herramienta mas promisoria para el control de plagas (CIP 2000).
Effect of individual and combined treatment with Azadirachtin and Spodoptera littoralis multicapsid nucleopolyhedro virus (SpliMNPV, Baculoviridae) on the Egyptian cotton leafworm Spodoptera littoralis (Boisduval) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae).
Two species of Hyphomycetes entomopathogenic fungi (Beauveria bassiana (Balsamo) Vuilleimin and Nomuraea rileyi (Farlow) (Samson) and 1 nucleopolyhedrovirus (Baculoviridae) were found.
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