Bacteriophage

Huge bacteria-eating viruses close gap between life and non-life

11 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

Bacterial viruses, called bacteriophages, are simple genetic machines, relying on their bacterial hosts to replicate and spread. But scientists have found hundreds of huge...
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Development of Small‐Scale Models to Understand the Impact of Continuous Downstream Bioprocessing on Integrated Virus Filtration

22 days ago   |   Wiley   |   2 articles

Abstract We designed small‐scale virus filtration models to investigate the impact of the extended process times and dynamic product streams present in continuous...
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Development of Small‐Scale Models to Understand the Impact of Continuous Downstream Bioprocessing on Integrated Virus Filtration

1 month ago   |   Wiley

Abstract We designed small‐scale virus filtration models to investigate the impact of the extended process times and dynamic product streams present in continuous...
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A novel approach for T7 bacteriophage genome integration of exogenous DNA

1 month ago   |   Journal of Biological Engineering

The comparatively small genome, well elucidated functional genomics and rapid life cycle confer T7 bacteriophage with great advantages for bio-application. Genetic manipulation...
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Phage Therapy Firm APT Lands DoD Contract for Antibiotic Alternative

Phage Therapy Firm APT Lands DoD Contract for Antibiotic Alternative

1 month ago   |   Xconomy

The Department of Defense has awarded Adaptive Phage Therapeutics a $10.2 million contract to help advance its experimental therapy for the treatment of multidrug-resistant...
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Isolation and Characterization of a Novel Bacteriophage Infecting Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae

1 month ago   |   Springer

Abstract A novel virulent phage, vB KpnP IME337, isolated from a hospital sewage in Beijing, China, that infects carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae KN2 capsular type...
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Investors Go With Gut Ahead of Microbiome Therapy Boom, Says Seventure

Investors Go With Gut Ahead of Microbiome Therapy Boom, Says Seventure

1 month ago   |   Xconomy

French VC firm Seventure is raising over €200 million in a second dedicated fund focused on the microbiome and says the therapeutic space will mature within the next three...
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Functional screening of a soil metagenome for DNA endonucleases by acquired resistance to bacteriophage infection

2 monthes ago   |   Springer

Abstract Endonucleases play a crucial role as reagents in laboratory research and diagnostics. Here, metagenomics was used to functionally screen a fosmid library for...
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Bacteria-infecting viruses bind mucosal surface and protect from disease

2 monthes ago   |   Phys

Mucosal surfaces protect organisms from external stressors and disease. Bacteriophages, viruses that infect bacteria, have been shown to preferentially bind to mucosal...
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Complete genomic sequence of bacteriophage P23: a novel Vibrio phage isolated from the Yellow Sea, China

3 monthes ago   |   Springer

Abstract A novel Vibrio phage, P23, belonging to the family Siphoviridae was isolated from the surface water of the Yellow Sea, China. The complete genome of this phage was...
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Abstract Camptothecin is a high-value anti-cancerous compound produced in many taxonomically unrelated species. Its biosynthesis involves a complex network of pathways and a... Read more ...

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