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Descriptor English: Baculoviridae
Descriptor Spanish: Baculoviridae
Descriptor Portuguese: Baculoviridae
Descriptor French: Baculoviridae
Entry term(s): Baculovirus
Baculoviruses
Tree number(s): B04.280.065
B04.525.100
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016367
Scope note: Family of INSECT VIRUSES which contain polyhedron-shaped or ovocylindrical occlusion bodies. The genera include ALPHABACULOVIRUS; GAMMABACULOVIRUS; and DELTABACULOVIRUS (commonly known as NUCLEOPOLYHEDROVIRUSES) and BETABACULOVIRUS (commonly known as GRANULOVIRUSES). Baculovirus vectors are used for expression of foreign genes in insects and as BIOPESTICIDES for controlling insect populations.
Annotation: coordinate with specific insect /virol
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PH physiology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
Previous Indexing: Polyhedrosis Viruses (1973-1990)
Public MeSH Note: 91
History Note: 91
DeCS ID: 28870
Unique ID: D016367
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1990/05/25
Revision Date: 2019/07/05
Baculoviridae - Preferred
Concept UI M0025032
Scope note Family of INSECT VIRUSES which contain polyhedron-shaped or ovocylindrical occlusion bodies. The genera include ALPHABACULOVIRUS; GAMMABACULOVIRUS; and DELTABACULOVIRUS (commonly known as NUCLEOPOLYHEDROVIRUSES) and BETABACULOVIRUS (commonly known as GRANULOVIRUSES). Baculovirus vectors are used for expression of foreign genes in insects and as BIOPESTICIDES for controlling insect populations.
Preferred term Baculoviridae
Entry term(s) Baculovirus
Baculoviruses



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