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Strathdee approached Schooley about giving phage a shot.
Unlike bacteriocins, phages are capable of replicating.
Students in the program learn to isolate and characterize bacteriophages, annotate the phage genomes, and then submit the sequences to a national database.
Outbreaks of cholera tend to wax and wane and are affected by many factors, including flooding, population displacement, the immunity of victims and a phage virus that attacks Vibrio bacteria.
The challenge, of course, is which phages should be chosen to do the job?
A posse of little guys called phages, which are actually viruses that infect bacteria and kill them.
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Origin and Etymology of phage
First Known Use: 1925See Words from the same year
Origin and Etymology of -phage
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