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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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2233 news items

Nature.com

Nature.com
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:18:45 -0700

In the face of mounting antibiotic resistance and a lack of alternative treatment options, some clinicians and researchers are looking to bacteriophages — naturally occurring viruses that kill bacteria — to come to the rescue. The spotlight is on two ...

The Eagle

The Eagle
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 23:22:30 -0700

AgriLife Research scientists Jason Gill, Matt Taylor and other professors are researching bacteriophages, or phages, which are viruses that act as predators to bacteria, for use as food safety interventions. Both Gill and Taylor gave seminars recently ...

Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Tue, 28 Apr 2015 05:56:15 -0700

The study compared the genomes of 627 bacteriophages isolated from a single species of bacteria, and found a continuum of genetic diversity, rather than discrete groups within the population. The paper, published April 28, 2015, in the journal eLife, ...
 
MicroCap Daily
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 13:03:45 -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.
 
Futurity: Research News
Wed, 13 May 2015 07:17:28 -0700

We know that bacteriophages are viruses that infect and replicate within bacteria. We know that they're the most abundant organisms on Earth. But we don't know much about their genetic architecture. In a new paper in the journal eLIFE, the authors show ...

Illinois Wesleyan University

Illinois Wesleyan University
Thu, 25 Jun 2015 08:45:00 -0700

Yet the massive team of scholars, including Illinois Wesleyan University biology faculty David Bollivar and Loni Walker along with nearly 40 students, allowed researchers to sequence the largest-ever number of bacteriophages – viruses that infect and ...
 
MarketWatch
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 13:18:00 -0700

Statements in this press release about the potential use of bacteriophages to treat bacterial infections, and the development of bacteriophage-based therapies are forward looking statements subject to risks and uncertainties, including without ...
 
Business Wire (press release)
Fri, 12 Jun 2015 05:00:00 -0700

To determine if nebulization might provide a viable delivery option for AmpliPhage-001, AmpliPhi's program targeting P. aeruginosa infections in Cystic Fibrosis (CF) patients, researchers evaluated the biological activity of four different ...
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