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Descriptor English: Bacillus thuringiensis Toxins
Descriptor Spanish: Toxinas de Bacillus thuringiensis
Descriptor toxinas de Bacillus thuringiensis
Entry term(s) toxina Bt
toxinas Bt
toxinas de B. thuringiensis
Scope note: Endotoxinas producidas por BACILLUS THURINGIENSIS utilizadas en plantas transgénicas e insecticidas. Cuando son ingeridas por un insecto sensible, son activadas por proteasas en el intestino del insecto y dan lugar a la muerte por septicemia bacteriana.
Descriptor Portuguese: Toxinas de Bacillus thuringiensis
Descriptor French: Without translation
Entry term(s): B thuringiensis Toxins
B. thuringiensis Toxins
Bt Toxin
Bt Toxins
Toxin, Bt
Toxins, B thuringiensis
Toxins, B. thuringiensis
Tree number(s): D23.946.123.090
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000083722
Scope note: Endotoxins produced by BACILLUS THURINGIENSIS used in transgenic plants and insecticides. When eaten by a susceptible insect they are protease activated in the insect midgut resulting in death from bacterial septicemia.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Previous Indexing: Bacillus thuringiensis (1986-2020)
Endotoxins (1981-2020)
Public MeSH Note: 2021
History Note: 2021
DeCS ID: 59399
Unique ID: D000083722
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2021/01/01
Date of Entry: 2020/07/07
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Bacillus thuringiensis Toxins - Preferred
Concept UI M000679657
Scope note Endotoxins produced by BACILLUS THURINGIENSIS used in transgenic plants and insecticides. When eaten by a susceptible insect they are protease activated in the insect midgut resulting in death from bacterial septicemia.
Preferred term Bacillus thuringiensis Toxins
Entry term(s) B thuringiensis Toxins
B. thuringiensis Toxins
Bt Toxin
Bt Toxins
Toxin, Bt
Toxins, B thuringiensis
Toxins, B. thuringiensis



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