PHAGE THERAPY

Phage Therapy: A Personalized Approach to Treating Bacterial Infections

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The idea of using viruses to combat bacterial infections has gained widespread recognition due to...
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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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Temperate and lysogenic infection: Are they the same?

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Lysogenic cycle Lysogenic infection An infection that results in prophage genome replication but does not explicitly involve virion...
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why a bacteriophage cannot infect a human

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Can a bacteriophage infect a human cell? It’s an intriguing question that has scientists...
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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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Mycophages: Are they ideal antifungal agents?

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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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What are the disadvantages of using phage therapy?

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Bacteriophage therapy is gaining widespread attention as a result of the global superbug crisis....
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How does a phage based vaccine work?

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, many scientists investigated various types of vaccine production in the hopes of saving the world. Other...
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Bacteriophage Beauty Products: The Future of Skin Care?

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by Growing produce With the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and skin sensitivities, it’s time for a new approach to beauty....
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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...
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