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Viral, endoparasitoid and/or host genes that specifically inhibit the immune response of insect pests, useful for broadening the host range of insect viruses. Symbiont viruses of insect pests are genetically modified to express immune-suppressing proteins or biologically active fragments thereof and, optionally toxins, to increase the virus host range and/or improve the efficacy of insect pathogens.
University of Kentucky Research Foundation, Lexington, Ky.
Webb, Bruce A. and Cui, Liwang, "Viral and Insect Genes that Inhibit the Immune System and Methods of Use Thereof" (1998). Entomology Faculty Patents. 2.