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Family of INSECT VIRUSES containing two subfamilies: Eubaculovirinae (occluded baculoviruses) and Nudibaculovirinae (nonoccluded baculoviruses). The Eubaculovirinae, which contain polyhedron-shaped inclusion bodies, have two genera: NUCLEOPOLYHEDROVIRUS and GRANULOVIRUS. Baculovirus vectors are used for expression of foreign genes in insects.

Year introduced: 1991

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Tree Number(s): B04.280.065, B04.525.100

MeSH Unique ID: D016367

Entry Terms:

  • Gammabaculovirus
  • Gammabaculoviruses
  • Oryctes Viruses
  • Oryctes Virus
  • Alphabaculovirus
  • Alphabaculoviruses
  • Baculovirus
  • Baculoviruses

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