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A bacteriophage is a type of virus that infects bacteria. Bacteriophage are likely the most numerous "organisms" on Earth [1][2]

The main article for this category is Bacteriophages.

Notes and References[edit]

1.^ Wommack KE & Colwell RR. 2000. Virioplankton: viruses in aquatic ecosystems. Microbiol. Mol. Biol. Rev. 64:69.

2.^ Hendrix RW. 2002. Bacteriophages: Evolution of the majority. Theor. Pop. Biol. 61: 471-480.

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Houston Chronicle
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 18:52:30 -0700

Condoms have not been tested with Ebola, but are thought to be effective because they block transmission of much smaller viruses, bacteriophages, which are 27 nanomillimeters compared with Ebola's 80 nanomillimeters, said Nathalie Jeanne Nicole ...
 
Nature.com
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:48:45 -0700

This virus infects the freshwater polar cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. strain PCCC-A2c. On the basis of morphology and genomic content cyanophage S-EIV1 represents a new evolutionary lineage of bacteriophages. The circularly permuted genome of ...

Summit Daily News

Summit Daily News
Sun, 15 Mar 2015 15:51:02 -0700

Interestingly, many viruses in our bodies are bacteriophages — viruses that infect bacteria but not human cells. There are approximately 100 bacteriophages for every bacterium in your body. This is an incredible amount considering that we all harbor ...

Port Huron Times Herald

Port Huron Times Herald
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:26:20 -0700

His 2015 project tested to see how effective bacteriophages were in inhibiting e. coli growth with and without an antibiotic. Neehal's win included a $750 cash prize and a nomination to compete in the Broadcom MASTERS science program, the finals for ...
 
MicroCap Daily
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 06:30:00 -0700

AmpliPhage-004 – AmpliPhi and University of Leicester are developing a panel of C. difficile bacteriophages as a targeted treatment against C. difficile infection. During 2014, the teams demonstrated the highly lytic capability of these bacteriophage.

h+ Magazine

h+ Magazine
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 06:07:30 -0700

Bacteria are infected by other microorganisms, called bacteriophages, or phages. The intricate details of the mechanism were elucidated around 2010 by two research groups led by Dr Doudna of the University of California Berkeley and Dr Charpentier of ...

SDSU Newscenter

SDSU Newscenter
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:37:30 -0700

He had co-authored journal articles with SDSU virologist Forest Rohwer on the genomic taxonomy of bacteria-killing viruses known as bacteriophages. “I was supremely impressed by the collaborative nature of the research at SDSU,” he said. “It's not a ...

The Conversation US

The Conversation US
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 03:47:41 -0700

Bacteria are infected by other microorganisms, called bacteriophages, or phages. The intricate details of the mechanism were elucidated around 2010 by two research groups led by Dr Doudna of the University of California Berkeley and Dr Charpentier of ...
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