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Stochastic and genetic factors influence tissue-specific decline in ageing C. elegans
The nematode Caenorhabditis elegans is an important model for studying the genetics of ageing, with over 50 life-extension mutations known so far. However, little is known about the pathobiology ofExpand
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ABSTRACT Genetic engineering techniques have been used to significantly improve mosquito larvicides based on the bacteria Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) subsp. israelensis (Bti) and Bacillus sphaericusExpand
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Contributions of 5'-UTR and 3'-UTR cis elements to Cyt1Aa synthesis in Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. israelensis.
The biopesticide used most effectively to control mosquito and blackfly vectors of human diseases worldwide is Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. israelensis. The high efficacy of this bacterium is due toExpand
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A 1.1-Kilobase Region Downstream of the bin Operon in Bacillus sphaericus Strain 2362 Decreases Bin Yield and Crystal Size in Strain 2297
ABSTRACT The 2297 strain of Bacillus sphaericus produces a crystal of the Bin (binary) toxin that is approximately fourfold larger than that of strain 2362, the strain currently used in VectoLex, aExpand
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Inclusion Proteins fromother Insecticidal Bacteria
The toxicity of Bacillus thuringiensis and B. sphaericus, insecticidal bacteria that have been used widely for insect pest and vector control, is due to insecticidal protein crystals produced duringExpand
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