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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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FoodQualityNews.com

FoodQualityNews.com
Fri, 29 Jan 2016 04:22:17 -0800

They will use the bacteriophages to target Salmonella and other disease-causing bacteria in the pig intestine because they know that this can have an indirect beneficial effect on the normal gut bacteria which can improve immunity and their general health.

Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal
Fri, 22 Jan 2016 11:19:19 -0800

The liquid treatment was a cocktail of about one billion viruses called bacteriophages, which are the natural-born killers of bacteria. Little known among doctors in the West, phages have been part of the antibacteria arsenal in countries of the former ...

VICE

VICE
Tue, 19 Jan 2016 10:45:34 -0800

Like all viruses, bacteriophages are not lifeforms per se, just little packets of matter that attach to cells, and trick them into making more packets of matter, and on and on, ad nauseam. And they are astonishingly common—perhaps the single most ...

Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald
Sat, 23 Jan 2016 05:07:30 -0800

Phage therapy involves infecting patients with viruses known as bacteriophages, which are the natural predators of bacteria, to kill the germs that antibiotics cannot. Scientists hope these harmless viruses will cure patients who have been infected by ...

Food Safety News

Food Safety News
Sun, 03 Jan 2016 22:04:41 -0800

But it's important to remember that bacteriophages are not infallible either. Similar to bacteria developing antibiotic resistance, “the target [of a phage] can change and most likely will change because it's a contestant evolutionary battle,” Sharma says.

Phys.Org

Phys.Org
Thu, 12 Nov 2015 03:26:15 -0800

Scientists know a lot about bacteriophages, viruses that infect bacteria. Medical practitioners likewise understand the clinical dangers of biofilms: slimy, antibiotic-defying aggregates of bacteria and organic substances that can stick to the walls ...

Phys.Org

Phys.Org
Thu, 08 Oct 2015 06:42:36 -0700

Encapsulated bacteriophages are more resistant to low stomach pH and live longer in the intestinal tract of broilers. The research, published in Applied and Environmental Microbiology, was conducted jointly by the UAB Group of Molecular Microbiology ...
 
Cordis News
Thu, 10 Dec 2015 18:15:00 -0800

To look for a solution that does not affect the health of the fish or of consumers, Azti-Tecnalia is coordinating a project to identify bacteriophages, organisms that infect and destroy bacteria; this move is designed to put an end to these pathogens ...
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