Bacteriophage
A bacteriophage /ˈbækˈtɪər.i.oʊˌfeɪdʒ/ (informally, phage /ˈfeɪdʒ/) is a virus that infects and replicates within a bacterium. The term is derived from "bacteria" and the Greek: φαγεῖν (phagein),...
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A cure for cancer? Israeli scientists say they think they found one - HEALTH & SCIENCE - Jerusalem Post
“We believe we will offer in a year's time a complete cure for cancer."
Live viruses are now being used to fight infections
The treatment harnesses viruses called phages to attack and kill dangerous bacteria, including "superbugs".
Bacteriophages: What are they. Presentation by Professor Graham Hatfull, University of Pittsburgh
http://www.ibioseminars.org/ Bacteriophage, viruses that specifically infect bacteria, are, by far, the majority of all biological entities in the biosphere....
Bacteriophage
Animation: A T4 Bacteriophage (virus) infects a bacteria. -Recognises bacteria -Inserts viral DNA -lytic cycle (not shown)
Bacteriophage - Animation
Animation: A T4 Bacteriophage (virus) infects a bacteria. -Recognises bacteria -Inserts viral DNA -lytic cycle (not shown)
Bacteriophage (Hybrid Medical Animation) - YouTube
Apr 22, 2008 ... T4 bacteriophages targeting E. coli bacteria. Bacteriophages are small viruses that infect bacteria and kill them by multiplying and essentially ...
Phage therapy
Phage therapy or viral phage therapy is the therapeutic use of bacteriophages to treat pathogenic bacterial infections. Although extensively used and developed mainly in former Soviet Union countries ...
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Marine bacteriophage
Marine bacteriophages or marine phages are viruses that live as obligate parasitic agents in marine bacteria such as cyanobacteria. Their existence was discovered through electron microscopy and epif...
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Caudovirales
The Caudovirales are an order of viruses also known as the tailed bacteriophages. Under the Baltimore classification scheme, the Caudovirales are group I viruses as they have double stranded DNA (dsDN...
Inoviridae
The Inoviridae are a family of filamentous bacteriophages—viruses infecting bacteria. The name of the family is derived from the Greek nos, meaning muscle.
The virions are non-enveloped, rod-shape...
Leviviridae
The Leviviridae are a family of bacteriophages. These are small RNA viruses with linear, positive-sense, single-stranded RNA genomes that encode only four proteins. All phages of this family require b...
Ligamenvirales
Ligamenvirales is an order of linear viruses that infect archaea of the kingdom Crenarchaeota and have double-stranded DNA genomes. The order was established by D. Prangishvili and M. Krupovic in 2012...
A cure for cancer? Israeli scientists say they think they found one - HEALTH & SCIENCE - Jerusalem Post
“We believe we will offer in a year's time a complete cure for cancer."
Bacteriophage MS2
The bacteriophage MS2 is an icosahedral, positive-sense single-stranded RNA virus that infects the bacterium Escherichia coli and other members of the Enterobacteriaceae. MS2 is a member of a family o...
Bacteriophage MS2 - Wikipedia
Myoviridae
The Myoviridae is a family of bacteriophages. It has been divided into four subfamiles and eleven genera. Many species have not yet been assigned either a genus or a family. There are at least 130 spe...
Live viruses are now being used to fight infections
The treatment harnesses viruses called phages to attack and kill dangerous bacteria, including "superbugs".
Ampullaviridae
Ampullaviridae is a family of viruses that infect archaea of the genus Acidianus. Only one genus in this family has been described, Ampullavirus, which contains one species, Acidianus bottle-shaped vi...
Bacillus anthracis phage AP50
Bacillus anthracis phage AP50 is a bacteriophage that infects Bacillus anthracis bacteria. Originally thought to be an RNA phage, it contains a DNA genome of about 14,000 base pairs in an icosahedral ...
Podoviridae
Podoviridae is a family of bacteriophages. This family is characterized by having very short, noncontractile tails.
The viron is nonenveloped with a head-tail structure. There are 9 structural pro...
Live viruses are now being used to fight infections
The treatment harnesses viruses called phages to attack and kill dangerous bacteria, including "superbugs".
Francis Crick
Francis Harry Compton Crick, OM, FRS (8 June 1916 – 28 July 2004) was a British molecular biologist, biophysicist, and neuroscientist, most noted for being a co-discoverer of the structure of the DNA ...
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Transduction (genetics)
Transduction is the process by which DNA is transferred from one bacterium to another by a virus. It also refers to the process whereby foreign DNA is introduced into another cell via a viral vector. ...
Transduction (genetics) - Wikipedia
Actinophage
An actinophage is a bacteriophage that infects bacteria species of the order Actinomycetales.
Sydney Brenner
Sydney Brenner, CH FRS FMedSci (born 13 January 1927) is a South African biologist and a 2002 Nobel prize in Physiology or Medicine laureate, shared with H. Robert Horvitz and John Sulston.Brenner mad...
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Mycobacteriophage
A mycobacteriophage is a member of a group of bacteriophages known to have mycobacteria as host bacterial species. While originally isolated from the bacterial species Mycobacterium smegmatis and Myc...