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Transduction (Generalized and specialized) explained

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What is phage transduction? Bacteriophage transduction is the process by which a bacteriophage...
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Bacteriophage therapy: The potential treatment option for diabetic wounds

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Wounds are injuries as a result of a break in the continuity of any bodily tissue. They include cuts, scrapes, punctured skin, and...
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Bacteriophages: Nature’s Solution to Drug-Resistant Bacteria

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Bacteria are microorganisms that are present everywhere on Earth. They are essential for the proper functioning of many ecosystems and are...
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Antibiotic drugs and Bacteriophages: Are they synergistic or antagonistic?

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Many scientists, particularly those working on antimicrobial resistance, want to create the most...
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Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus: The bacteria that prey upon other bacteria

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Many people are aware that bacteria can harm other living organisms (plants, animals, fungi, and so on); however, it is less well known...
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The potential use of Bacteriophage Lysins In the Medical field

AMR, Bacteriophage Lysin, RESEARCH • 2 Comments

Structure of gram-negative bacteriophage lysin. credit Fischetti (2019)  Phage lysins are specialized hydrolytic cell wall...
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Bacteriophage Beauty Products: The Future of Skin Care?

AMR, BEAUTY, PHAGE THERAPY

by Growing produce With the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and skin sensitivities, it’s...
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What are Phages? The Microbiome-Friendly Therapeutic Approach to Treating Severe Infections

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Introduction Antibiotics are the most frequently prescribed class of drugs in the US and many other parts of the world. However, they have...
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How do bacteriophages transfer antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs)?

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An illustration of ARG transfer by T bacteriophages Because of the rise in antibiotic resistance, effective prevention of pathogens is...
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Bacteriophage: The horizontal gene transfer machine

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Phage enthusiasts’ world is covered with the thick cloud that is still surveying...
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