Manduca sexta


Manduca sexta
A species of Lepidopteran insect, also known as the tobacco hornworm moth. The caterpillars, which are very large, are used in studies of ion transport, moulting, and as a system for transgenic gene expression (see baculovirus).

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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