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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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Review
2017
Review
2017
Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) is known as the most successful microbial insecticide against different orders of insect pests in… Expand
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Review
2016
Review
2016
Abstract Since the first report by Ishiwata in 1902 of a Bombyx mori infection, followed by the description by Berliner, Bacillus… Expand
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Review
2006
Review
2006
The area devoted to growing transgenic plants expressing insecticidal Cry proteins derived from Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) is… Expand
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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… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Plants modified to express insecticidal proteins from Bacillus thuringiensis (referred to as Bt-protected plants) provide a safe… Expand
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Review
1998
Review
1998
The crystal proteins of Bacillus thuringiensis have been extensively studied because of their pesticidal properties and their… Expand
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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… Expand
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Review
1992
Review
1992
The use of synthetic organic insecticides developed during the last half of this century may pose risks to human health and can… Expand
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Review
1989
Review
1989
A classification for crystal protein genes of Bacillus thuringiensis is presented. Criteria used are the insecticidal spectra and… Expand
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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… Expand
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