GENETICS

Transduction (Generalized and specialized) explained

AMR, GENETICS • 2 Comments

What is phage transduction? Bacteriophage transduction is the process by which a bacteriophage...
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Mycophages: Are they ideal antifungal agents?

GENETICS, MYCOPHAGES, PHAGE TECHNOLOGY, PHAGE THERAPY • 8 Comments

The recent rise in the number of fungal pathogens capable of attacking the human body is causing widespread concern. Many hypotheses...
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Are Bacteriophages (Phages) DNA Or RNA Viruses?

GENETICS

DNA and RNA. Credit Gabriela Slizewska A bacteriophage, also known as a phage, is a virus that infects and replicates within bacteria and...
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How does a phage based vaccine work?

BACTERIOPHAGES, GENETICS, IMMUNOLOGY, PHAGE THERAPY, RESEARCH • One Comment

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many scientists investigated various types of vaccine production in...
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The structure, packaging and ejection of bacteriophage genome

GENETICS, MOLECULAR ANALYSIS

Bacteriophages consist of a protein coat that surrounds/protects their genomes; the arrangement of the genome inside this coat has been...
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Can lysogenic phages be trained to enter into the lytic cycle?

GENETICS, PHAGE RESISTANCE

Have you ever come across the word phage training? Phages are viruses that eat up bacteria; that’s what many of us know. They are the...
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