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Understanding the structure and function of Bacillus thuringiensis toxins [Letter]

Palma, Leopoldo and Berry, Colin ORCID: 2016. Understanding the structure and function of Bacillus thuringiensis toxins [Letter]. Toxicon 109 , pp. 1-3. 10.1016/j.toxicon.2015.10.020

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As biological control agents take an expanding share of the pesticides market and the production of insect-resistant crops increases, it is essential to understand the structure and function of the active agents, the invertebrate-active toxins that are the fundamental ingredients of these control systems. The potential for these agents in industry, agriculture and medicine necessitates a thorough investigation of their activity.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Biosciences
Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bacillus thuringiensis; Bt toxins; Entomopathogenic bacteria; Biological control; Biopesticides; Insect pests
Publisher: Elsevier
ISSN: 0041-0101
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 30 March 2016
Date of Acceptance: 28 October 2015
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2023 02:46

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