<virology> The family name for a group of viruses which infect insects. There is only one genus within the family: Baculovirus. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: bak′yū-lō-vir′i-dē Definitions: 1. A family of viruses that multiply only in arthropods; its rod-shaped virions measure 30-35 nm by 250-400 nm; genomes are of double stranded, supercoiled DNA (90-160 kb). Baculovirus-derived vectors are frequently used to express foreign genes in insect cells. &n...
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