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  • noun An insect virus that integrates itself inside a wasp genome.

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Examples

  • Dose-dependent separation of Cotesia congregata–associated polydnavirus effects on Manduca sexta larval development and immunity.

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  • Dose-dependent separation of Cotesia congregata–associated polydnavirus effects on Manduca sexta larval development and immunity.

    Parasite Rex

  • Dose-dependent separation of Cotesia congregata–associated polydnavirus effects on Manduca sexta larval development and immunity.

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  • In the lepidopteran host-wasp parasitoid system, one of the most original strategies developed by the wasps to defeat host defences is the injection of a symbiotic polydnavirus at the same time as the wasp eggs.

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  • To understand the constraints imposed by this particular system on virus evolution, we studied a polydnavirus gene family encoding cyteine protease inhibitors of the cystatin superfamily.

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