insect viruses

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in·sect vi·rus·es

viruses pathogenic for insects.
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Here, we demonstrated that UVADEX (8-MOP) treatment, combined with UV-irradiation, is able to inactivate known insect viruses and that UVADEX treatment does not decrease APC function.
Hematophagous insect viruses then acquired the ability to infect vertebrates, thus adapting from separate kingdoms (plant to insect) as well as phyla (insect to vertebrate) [4].
Insect viruses; detection, characterization, and roles.