Bombyx


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Bombyx

[′bäm‚biks]
(invertebrate zoology)
The type genus of Bombycidae.
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Activation of prophenoloxidase by bacterial cell walls or beta-1, 3-glucans in plasma of the silkworm, Bombyx mori.
Purification, characterization and cloning of a chymotrypsin inhibitor (CI-9) from the hemolymph of the silkworm, Bombyx mori.
According to this author, Bombyx mori is, after Drosophila melanogaster, the second most important model insect in genetic studies.
Over thousands of years, during which the Chinese practised sericulture utilising all the different types of silk moths known to them, Bombyx mori evolved into the specialised silk producer it is today; a moth which has lost its power to fly, only capable of mating and producing eggs for the next generation of silk producers.
Identification ofa protein having hemagglutinating activity in the hemolymph of the silkworm, Bombyx mori.
To form the devices, Tufts scientists boiled cocoons of the Bombyx mori silkworm in a water solution and extracted the glue-like sericin proteins.
The best understood and most explored silks are those made by silkworms, the caterpillar of the silk moth, Bombyx mori.
to snare, bonfires crackled, and the bombyx moths danced and died
SUSCEPTIBILIDADE DA GLANDULA MANDIBULAR DE Bombyx mori L., 1758 (LEPIDOPTERA: BOMBYCIDAE) AO Nucleopolyhedrovirus MULTIPLO.