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Cry3Bb1 is a protein toxin from Bacillus thuringiensis.[1]


Delta endotoxin Cry3Bb1 is utilized as an insecticide that confers resistance to coleopteran insects - particularly the corn rootworm - by selectively damaging their midgut lining.

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  1. ^ Galitsky, Nikolai; Cody, Vivian; Wojtczak, Andrzej; Ghosh, Debashis; Luft, Joseph R.; Pangborn, Walter; English, Leigh (2001). "Structure of the insecticidal bacterial δ-endotoxin Cry3Bb1 of Bacillus thuringiensis". Acta Crystallographica D. 57 (Pt 8): 1101–9. doi:10.1107/S0907444901008186. PMID 11468393. 

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