Differential Susceptibilities to BmNPV Infection of Two Cell Lines Derived from the Same Silkworm Ovarian Tissues

Abstract

We previously established and characterized two insect cell lines (BmN-SWU1 and BmN-SWU2) from Bombyx mori ovaries. Here, we examined their differential susceptibilities to Bombyx mori nucleopolyhedrovirus (BmNPV) despite having originated from the same tissue source. BmN-SWU1 cells were susceptible and supported high titers of BmNPV replication, while BmN… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0105986

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