On the Mode of Action of the Delta-Endotoxin of Bacillus Thuringiensis

  • Maja Huber-Lukač
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 91)


The interest in microbial insect control has increased over the years because the application of chemical insecticides has become more and more problematic. Several important pest insects have acquired resistance to chemical insecticides. Furthermore, the action of these insecticides generally is not limited to the pest insects. Often they also affect useful invertebrates as well as some vertebrates. Thus, they are hazardous both to the environment and public health.


Bacillus Thuringiensis Molecular Mode Multilamellar Liposome Midgut Epithelial Cell Susceptible Insect 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maja Huber-Lukač
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  1. 1.Institute of MicrobiologyETH-ZürichZürichSwitzerland

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