Bacillus thuringiensis

Known as: Bacillus cereus var. thuringiensis 
A species of gram-positive bacteria which may be pathogenic for certain insects. It is used for the biological control of the Gypsy moth.

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2015
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2015
The intensification of agriculture and the development of synthetic insecticides enabled worldwide grain production to more than… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Bacillus thuringiensis is the most widely applied biological insecticide and is used to manage insects that affect forestry and… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
The development of pest resistance threatens the effectiveness of Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) toxins used in transgenic and… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
The 2362 strain of Bacillus sphaericus (Bs) Neide is a highly mosquitocidal bacterium used in commercial bacterial larvicides… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) crystal proteins are pore-forming toxins used as insecticides around the world. Previously, the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Bacillus anthracis, Bacillus cereus, and Bacillus thuringiensis are members of the Bacillus cereus group of bacteria… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
We introduced a synthetic gene encoding a truncated version of the CryIA(b) protein derived from Bacillus thuringiensis into… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
Bacillus thuringiensis (B.t.) delta-endotoxins provide an alternative to chemical insecticides for controlling many species of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The replication region of the Bacillus thuringiensis plasmid, pHT1030, was treated with hydroxylamine. Various copy-number… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
We found the insect control agent Bacillus thuringiensis to be a ubiquitous soil microorganism. Using acetate selection to screen… (More)
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