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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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A class of viruses called bacteriophages can infect and destroy the bacterium Clostridium difficile (C. diff), according to research at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Hamburg, Germany, and published in PLOS Pathogens. C. diff is ...
 
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