PHAGE RESISTANCE

Temperate and lysogenic infection: Are they the same?

BACTERIOPHAGES, PHAGE RESISTANCE, PHAGE THERAPY

Lysogenic cycle Lysogenic infection An infection that results in prophage genome replication but...
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Are bacterial biofilms susceptible to bacteriophage attack?

PHAGE RESISTANCE • 3 Comments

The study of the pathogenesis of diseases caused by harmful bacteria aids in the development of knowledge on how to battle these microbes....
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Jumbo phage chimallin (ChmA) protein: The answer to CRISPR-Cas bacterial defense system?

CRISPR-Cas, JUMBO PHAGES, PHAGE RESISTANCE, PHAGE THERAPY, RESEARCH

Loughlin et, 2020 Jumbo phages are bacteriophages (phages) with genetic information (genomes) larger than 200 kilobases. These phages are...
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How bacteria’s programed cell death stop phage infection spread in the population

PHAGE RESISTANCE

Programmed cell death (PCD), sometimes termed apoptosis refers to any form of cell death...
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Is it possible for bacteria to develop bacteriophage resistance?

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Bacteriophages are ancient viruses that exclusively parasitize bacteria. They are extremely diverse in their host range and they target...
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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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How is phage cocktail prepared?

AMR, PHAGE RESISTANCE, PHAGE TECHNOLOGY, PREPARATION

One of the significant advantages of bacteriophages as antimicrobials is their specificity. A...
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