baculovirus


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bac·u·lo·vi·rus

(bak'yū-lō-vī'rŭs),
A virus that infects insect cells; used extensively in expression systems for recombinant proteins that require eukaryotic processing systems.
[L. baculum, rod, + virus]

baculovirus

(băk″ū-lō-vī′rŭs) [L. baculum, staff, walking stick + ″]
A double-stranded DNA virus that infects insects. It has been used experimentally in recombinant DNA technology, e.g., in manufacturing vaccines.

baculovirus

group of rod-shaped, double-stranded, DNA viruses which infect and kill a large number of different invertebrate species especially insects, including Lepidoptera, Hymenoptera, Diptera, Neuroplera, Trichoptera, Coleoptera and Homoptera, and also prawns; used as biocontrol agents, sometimes following genetic engineering of the virus.
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The zombie-like behavior, caused by the baculovirus, appeared before.
Unlike most lepidopteran baculoviruses, Hymenoptera baculovirus can only replicate in the epithelial cells in the midgut of larvae.
coli cells according to the manufacturer's instructions using the Bacto-Bac Baculovirus Expression System (Invitrogen) with the exception that prior to spreading onto the agar plate the cultures were centrifuged at 1,200 ' g for 5 min and re-suspended in 175 [micro]L SOC medium.
The baculovirus transfer vector with the human OPG gene insert was co-transfected with baculovirus linearized DNA with the GFP (green fluorescent protein) insert by adding 0.
Estos resultados preliminares, si bien no fueron espectaculares, si sentaron las bases, en su momento, para considerar el uso de cepas de baculovirus como una alternativa para el control de la plaga en este pais,.
En esta revision se abordaran las principales vias implicadas en el establecimiento de infecciones causadas por baculovirus, incluyendo genes y proteinas que definen el rango de hospederos, mecanismos de inmunidad e interacciones coevolutivas virus-insecto que delimitan su especificidad.
Interaction of the baculovirus anti-apoptotic protein p35 with caspases.
Los baculovirus como insecticidas microbianos son herramientas ideales en el manejo integrado de plagas (MIP), ya que son altamente especificos con sus insectos huesped, por lo tanto es seguro para el medio ambiente, los seres humanos, plantas, y enemigos naturales (Yasuhisa, 2007;.
En el caso de contagio por Baculovirus (BP, Baculovirus penaei) de los reproductores a su progenie, se puede producir mediante contaminacion fecal de huevecillos al eclosionar, por tanto sin las medidas profilacticas adecuadas en la larvicultura, inevitablemente las larvas cultivadas, seran infectadas.

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