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Baculoviridae MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Baculoviridae
Tree Number(s)
B04.280.065
B04.525.100
Unique ID
D016367
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016367
Annotation
coordinate with specific insect /‌virol
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.
Entry Term(s)
Baculovirus
Registry Number
txid10442
NLM Classification #
QW 162
Previous Indexing
Polyhedrosis Viruses (1973-1990)
Public MeSH Note
91
History Note
91
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1990/05/25
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Baculoviridae Preferred
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