Caister Academic Press

Baculoviruses: Biology, Replication and Exploitation

Robert D. Possee, Caroline M. Griffiths, Richard B. Hitchman, Adam Chambers, Fernanda Murguia-Meca, John Danquah, Ananya Jeshtadi and Linda A. King
from: Insect Virology (Edited by: Sassan Asgari and Karyn N. Johnson). Caister Academic Press, U.K. (2010)


This chapter reviews recent progress to improve our understanding of baculovirus biology and replication at the cellular and whole insect levels, as well as providing an update on the exploitation of these viruses as expression and gene delivery vectors in both insect and mammalian cells. It does not discuss the ecology of baculoviruses, which is reviewed in Chapter 18, nor the use of these viruses as biocontrol agents read more ...
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