The Host Specificities of Baculovirus per os Infectivity Factors

Abstract

Baculoviruses are insect-specific pathogens with a generally narrow host ranges. Successful primary infection is initiated by the proper interaction of at least 8 conserved per os infectivity factors (PIFs) with the host's midgut cells, a process that remains largely a mystery. In this study, we investigated the host specificities of the four core… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0159862

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