Bombyx mori


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Bombyx mori

[′bäm‚biks ′mȯr·ē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The species name of the commercial silkworm.
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Molecular cloning and characterization of a short peptidoglycan recognition protein from silkworm Bombyx mori. Insect Mol.
Since Bombyx mori is a somewhat larger insect than the others and its genome is completely sequenced, it has become an organism frequently used in the cell culture studies in recent years.
Owino, 39, gets the Bombyx mori silkworm eggs from National Sericulture Research Centre (NSRC) in Thika.The eggs come stuck by glue on a paper.
Ude et al., "Bombyx mori silk fibre and its composite: a review of contemporary developments," Materials & Design, vol.
Tsukada, "Biodegradation of Bombyx mori silk fibroin fibers and film," Journal of Applied Polymer Science, vol.
In Japan we developed quite a different application of JH and JH mimics in connection with the silkworm, Bombyx mori (L.).
An important source of fibroin is the cocoon of the silkworm (Bombyx mori), which is found in high proportion in Colombia and whose production area is about 400 thousand hectares in the departments of Caldas, Quindio, Risaralda and northern Valle del Cauca (Mesa & Millan, 2008).
The trehalase gene was expressed in non-diapause eggs of the multivoltine silkworm Bombyx mori for 9 days, whereas that in the diapause eggs was not upregulated.
Romero, "8--Biochemical and biophysical properties of native Bombyx mori silk for tissue engineering applications," in Silk Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, S.
Germline transformation of the silkworm Bombyx mori L.
The white mulberry (Morus alba), on the other hand, was in fact introduced from Asia in a failed attempt to kick-start an American silk industry, as the leaves of white mulberry are the main food source for Bombyx mori, better known as the silkworm.