2012

Bacillus thuringiensis Biotechnology

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ISBN: 978-94-007-3020-5 (Print) 978-94-007-3021-2 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages 1-1

  2. Bacillus thuringiensis: An Environmentally Safety Alternative

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-18

      Discovery and Description of Bacillus thuringiensis

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      Pages 19-39

      Bacillus thuringiensis Applications in Agriculture

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      Pages 41-85

      Risk Assessment of Bt Transgenic Crops

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      Pages 87-92

      Use and Efficacy of Bt Compared to Less Environmentally Safe Alternatives

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      Pages 93-113

      Protein Engineering of Bacillus thuringiensis δ-Endotoxins

  3. Genetics of Bacillus Thuringiensis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 115-115

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      Pages 117-129

      Evolution of the Bacillus cereus Group

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      Pages 131-157

      Bacillus thuringiensis Genetics and Phages—From Transduction and Sequencing to Recombineering

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      Pages 159-174

      Conjugation in Bacillus thuringiensis: Insights into the Plasmids Exchange Process

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      Pages 175-184

      Shuttle Vectors of Bacillus thuringiensis

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      Pages 185-199

      Construction and Application in Plasmid Vectors of Bacillus cereus Group

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      Pages 201-214

      Recombination in Bacillus thuringiensis

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      Pages 215-228

      Genetic Improvement of Bt Strains and Development of Novel Biopesticides

  4. BT as Biopesticide: Applications in Biotechnology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 229-229

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      Pages 231-258

      Genetically Modified Bacillus thuringiensis Biopesticides

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      Pages 259-281

      Bacillus thuringiensis Recombinant Insecticidal Protein Production

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      Pages 283-304

      Bt Crops: Past and Future

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      Pages 305-325

      A Review of the Food Safety of Bt Crops

  5. Other Bacillus Species in Biotechnology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 327-327

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      Pages 329-345

      The Most Important Bacillus Species in Biotechnology

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      Pages 347-366

      Secondary Metabolites of Bacillus: Potentials in Biotechnology

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      Pages 367-384

      Future Challenges and Prospects of Bacillus thuringiensis

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 373-373