The gut microbiota of insecticide-resistant insects houses insecticide-degrading bacteria: A potential source for biotechnological exploitation

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de Almeida, Luis Gustavo; de Moraes, Luiz Alberto Beraldo; Trigo, José Roberto; Omoto, Celso; Cônsoli, Fernando Luis;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 12,issue 3 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5373613, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0174754
  • Subject: Microbial Pathogens | Pseudomonas | Research Article | Bacteria | LAGARTAS | Pathology and Laboratory Medicine | Gut Bacteria | Larvae | INSETICIDAS | Agriculture | Genetics | Pathogens | Agrochemicals | Genomics | Sequence Analysis | Insecticides | Database and Informatics Methods | Sequence Databases | Biology and Life Sciences | Biological Databases | Developmental Biology | Research and Analysis Methods | Microbiology | BIOTA INTESTINAL | Medicine | BACTÉRIAS | Bacterial Pathogens | Microbiome | Microbial Genomics | Q | Medical Microbiology | R | Life Cycles | Science | Bioinformatics | Enterococcus | Organisms | Medicine and Health Sciences
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The exploration of new niches for microorganisms capable of degrading recalcitrant molecules is still required. We hypothesized the gut microbiota associated with insect-resistant lines carry pesticide degrading bacteria, and predicted they carry bacteria selected to de... View more