Encyclopedia of Parasitology

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| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Bacillus thuringiensis

Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_346-2

Spores and proteinous crystalline structures (of the serotype H-14) kill the larvae of mosquitoes. After swallowing these components, toxins are produced, the intestinal wall is ruptured, and the development of the bacteria proceeds in the body cavity (blackflies/control, disease control, methods).

Keywords

Disease Control Crystalline Structure Bacillus Thuringiensis Intestinal Wall Body Cavity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany