BACTERIOPHAGES

Are phages more effective than antibiotics?

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Bacteriophage attacking the bacteria courtesy Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News In...
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Which kind of lab is supposed to handle bacteriophages?

BACTERIOPHAGES, BIO-SAFETY

Bacteriophages are viruses that affect bacteria and not plants, humans,s or any other mammals; due to their specificity, it poses no harm...
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The virus that lives in sputum to feed on deadly bacteria (in patients with Cystic fibrosis)

BACTERIOPHAGES, NEWS, RESEARCH

Introduction: There is a recent study about the extraction and detection of phage DNA from a sputum sample done by scientists from Stanford...
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Phage therapy (Bacteriophage therapy)

AMR, BACTERIOPHAGES, PHAGE THERAPY

Soon after Alexander Fleming’s 1928 discovery of penicillin and the beginning of Western...
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Sewage sample collection for bacteriophage isolation

BACTERIOPHAGES, SAMPLE COLLECTION

  Sewage sampling Make sure you have a permit to collect samples in a specific area before you begin. In some cases, the sampling...
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Sewage sample processing for bacteriophage isolation

BACTERIOPHAGES, PROTOCOL

As we have discussed earlier bacteriophages are present in the environment (Read about sewage sample collection here), Sewage is one of the...
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Bacteriophage enumeration (plaque assay)

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Principle of Phage Plaque Assay When a suspension of an infective phage (e.g. T4 phage) is spread...
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