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Bacteriophages are small, virus-like organisms that infect bacteria. They are comprised of a protein capsule around an RNA or DNA genome.
Bacteriophage can have a profound impact on the dynamics of gut microbiome, study finds

Bacteriophage can have a profound impact on the dynamics of gut microbiome, study finds

British teenager with life-threatening infection successfully treated with phage therapy

British teenager with life-threatening infection successfully treated with phage therapy

Key research takeaways from ECCMID 2019

Key research takeaways from ECCMID 2019

Bacteria use viruses for self-recognition, study reveals

Bacteria use viruses for self-recognition, study reveals

Premature babies also have protective anti-viral antibodies

Premature babies also have protective anti-viral antibodies

Megaphages detected in the intestinal tract of humans who eat high-fiber, low-fat diet

Megaphages detected in the intestinal tract of humans who eat high-fiber, low-fat diet

UC San Diego to conduct first U.S. clinical trial of intravenously administered bacteriophage therapy

UC San Diego to conduct first U.S. clinical trial of intravenously administered bacteriophage therapy

IONTAS founder and pioneer in phage display technology attends Nobel Prize Award Ceremony

IONTAS founder and pioneer in phage display technology attends Nobel Prize Award Ceremony

Scientists develop dual anthrax-plague vaccine

Scientists develop dual anthrax-plague vaccine

Food scientists can employ bacteriophage to destroy E. coli in drinking water

Food scientists can employ bacteriophage to destroy E. coli in drinking water

Scientist intends to fight pathogenic bacteria with viruses

Scientist intends to fight pathogenic bacteria with viruses

AmpliPhi receives positive feedback from FDA for its AB-PA01 product targeting P.aeruginosa infections

AmpliPhi receives positive feedback from FDA for its AB-PA01 product targeting P.aeruginosa infections

Study could shed light on potential causes and markers of inflammatory bowel disease

Study could shed light on potential causes and markers of inflammatory bowel disease

Novel delivery system for bacteriophages could offer new way to battle lung infections

Novel delivery system for bacteriophages could offer new way to battle lung infections

UH scientists uncover clues to why bacteria survive in space

UH scientists uncover clues to why bacteria survive in space

UC San Diego launches new bacteriophage therapy center

UC San Diego launches new bacteriophage therapy center

Customising T-cells for cancer immunotherapy

Customising T-cells for cancer immunotherapy

Researchers target and kill disease-causing bacteria using cocktail of viruses

Researchers target and kill disease-causing bacteria using cocktail of viruses

Researchers develop new technique to study self-assembling virus shell

Researchers develop new technique to study self-assembling virus shell

Viruses dating back millions of years identified

Viruses dating back millions of years identified