Document Type

Article

Publication Date

8-23-2008

Journal or Book Title

Journal of Visualized Experiments

Volume

18

DOI

10.3791/889

Abstract

Baculoviruses are widely used both as protein expression vectors and as insect pest control agents. . This video shows how lepidopteran Drosophila Development and Reproduction, a JoVE Science Education video explaining more about about the context of larvae" >larvae can be infected with microapplicator techniques in the gut with baculovirus polyhedra and in the hemolymph with budded virus. This accompanying Springer Protocols section provides an overview of the baculovirus lifecycle and use of baculoviruses as insecticidal agents. Formulation and application of baculoviruses for pest control purposes are described elsewhere.

Comments

This article is from Journal of Visual Experiments 18 (2008): doi:10.3791/889. Posted with permission.

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This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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Journal of Visualized Experiments

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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