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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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Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Fri, 25 Mar 2016 05:23:26 -0700

Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report that bacteriophages made of RNA likely play a much larger role in shaping the bacterial makeup of worldwide habitats than previously recognized. Their study ("Hyperexpansion of ...

Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Tue, 29 Mar 2016 17:11:57 -0700

GABE HERNANDEZ/CALLER-TIMES Undergraduate student John Ramirez takes samples from a bacterial lawn inside a biological safety cabinet Tuesday, March 29, 2016, at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi. Ramirez's research focuses on bacteriophages, ...
 
Phys.Org
Thu, 21 Apr 2016 00:30:00 -0700

Flinders University scientists are looking to bacteriophages – highly specific viruses - as the as the best way to attack antibiotic-resistant bacterial superbug infections. The already proven phage-based therapies could help treat numerous infectious ...

Phys.Org

Phys.Org
Thu, 12 Nov 2015 03:29:37 -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 ...

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.

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 ...

Phys.Org

Phys.Org
Fri, 22 Apr 2016 04:04:51 -0700

French-Canadian scientist Felix d'Herelle co-discovered bacteriophages before the First World War and experimented with their use as a treatment for dysentery. (He even successfully treated a 12-year-old boy in 1919 after he volunteered himself as one ...

The Canberra Times

The Canberra Times
Tue, 26 Apr 2016 06:46:03 -0700

He says that exciting discoveries are being made about how mucus ("we have it in our mouths, noses, vaginas, intestinal tracts") contains bacteriophages that resist sickness-causing microbes when those fiends "start to get too dominant". These mucus ...
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