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Investigations on the action mode of Bacillus thuringiensis Cyt2Aa1 toxin
(University of Waterloo, 2015-08-11)
B. thuringiensis is a Gram-positive bacterium that, while quite otherwise closely related to the soil saprophyte Bacillus cereus, is unique in producing a large variety of membrane-damaging, insecticidal protein toxins. ...
Cloning and expression of Cyt2Aa1 toxin and characterization of its mode of action
(University of Waterloo, 2010-05-19)
The discovery of the pore-forming toxins produced by Bacillus thuringiensis, which are toxic to insects but not to mammalians, has provided a new successful means to control harmful plant-feeding insects biologically. The ...