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The Bacteriophages

Volume 2 (The Viruses)

by Richard Calendar

  • 253 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Microorganisms,
  • Science,
  • Medical,
  • Life Sciences - Ecology,
  • Life Sciences - Evolution,
  • Microbiology,
  • Medical / Microbiology,
  • Medical microbiology & virology,
  • Infectious Diseases,
  • Bacteriophages

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages778
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9779884M
    ISBN 100306428539
    ISBN 109780306428531

    Bacteriophages, just like other viruses, must infect a host cell in order to reproduce. The steps that make up the infection process are collectively called the lifecycle of the phage. Some phages can only reproduce via a lytic lifecycle, in which they burst and kill their host cells. Other phages can alternate between a lytic lifecycle and a. This book describes the fundamental biology and applications of the bacteriophages, viruses that infect bacteria. It provides a current guide to each major phage family, highlights interesting topics, and provides a description of the kinds of phages that are associated with .

    Bacteriophages and Biofilms. Biofilms play a big role in the battle between phages and bacteria, which goes back to before humans existed. Book Now. Countdown to Summit. As media partners of this year’s summit, we would like to offer you a 10% discount to attend the Bacteriophage Therapy Summit. Bacteriophages and Their Structural Organisation, Bacteriophages, Ipek Kurtboke, IntechOpen, DOI: / Over 21, IntechOpen readers like this topic. Help us write another book on this subject and reach those readers. Suggest a book topic Books open for Some Reflections on the Origin of Lambdoid Bacteriophages. By Luis Cited by:

    Jan 10,  · Recently it has been recognized that bacteriophages, the natural predators of bacteria can be used efficiently in modern biotechnology. They have been proposed as alternatives to antibiotics for many antibiotic resistant bacterial strains. Phages can be used as biocontrol agents in agriculture and petroleum industry. Moreover phages are used as vehicles for vaccines both DNA and protein, for Author: Irshad Ul Haq. Bacteriophages or phages are bacterial viruses that invade bacterial cells and, in the case of lytic phages, disrupt bacterial metabolism and cause the bacterium to lyse. The history of bacteriophage discovery has been the subject of lengthy debates, including a controversy over claims for priority.


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The Bacteriophages by Richard Calendar Download PDF EPUB FB2

May 31,  · This authoritative, timely, and comprehensively referenced compendium on the bacteriophages explores current views of how viruses infect bacteria. In combination with classical phage molecular genetics, new structural, genomic, and single-molecule technologies have rendered an explosion in our knowledge of phages.5/5(1).

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Thinking Like a Phage: The Genius of the Viruses That Infect Bacteria and Archaea. Bacteriophage (phage) are obligate intracellular parasites that multiply inside bacteria by making use of some or all of the host biosynthetic machinery (i.e., viruses that infect bacteria.).

There are many similarities between bacteriophages and animal cell viruses. Thus, bacteriophage can be viewed as model systems for animal cell viruses. About this book Introduction Ranging from the evolution of pathogenicity to oceanic carbon cycling, the many and varied roles that bacteriophages play in microbial ecology and evolution have inspired increased interest within the scientific community.

13 rows · Bacteriophages have received attention as biological control agents since their discovery. A bacteriophage (/ b æ k ˈ t ɪər i oʊ f eɪ dʒ /), also known informally as a phage (/ f eɪ dʒ /), is a virus that infects and replicates within bacteria and furniture-of-ironforge.com term was derived from "bacteria" and the Greek φαγεῖν (phagein), "to devour".Bacteriophages are composed of proteins that encapsulate a DNA or RNA genome, and may have structures that are either simple or elaborate.

Bacteriophages (viruses that infect bacteria) are fascinating organisms that have played and continue to play a key role in bacterial genetics and molecular biology. Phage can confer key phenotypes on their host - for example, converting a non-pathogenic strain into a pathogen - and they play a key role in regulating bacterial populations in all sorts of environments.

Dec 28,  · In response to the emergence of pathogenic bacteria that cannot be treated with current antibiotics, many researchers are revisiting the use of bacteriophages, or phages, to fight multidrug-resistant bacteria.

Bacteriophages: Biology and Applications provides unparalleled, comprehensive information on bacteriophages and their applications, such as5/5(1). Bacteriophage, also called phage or bacterial virus, any of a group of viruses that infect furniture-of-ironforge.comiophages were discovered independently by Frederick W.

Twort in Great Britain () and Félix d’Hérelle in France (). D’Hérelle coined the term bacteriophage, meaning “bacteria eater,” to describe the agent’s bacteriocidal ability.

"This book apart from the numerous texts recently published in the area of bacteriophage biology is the focus on the methodology used in this field.

This volume focuses largely on the classical protocols - as described by the editors. Written by eminent international researchers actively involved in the disparate areas of bacteriophage research this book focuses on the current rapid developments in this exciting field.

The book opens with an excellent chapter that provides a broad overview of the topics and also highlights the multifaceted nature of bacteriophage research.

BACTERIOPHAGES: BIOLOGY AND APPLICATIONS. when I read the book, the widespread success of newly introduced Bacteriophages have been used to. It has been 10 years since the Plenum Publishing Corporation printed a series of review articles on bacteriophages in Comprehensive Virology.

Articles in that series contained physical-genetic maps but very little DNA sequence information. Now the complete DNA sequence is known for some phages, andBrand: Springer US. Kutter, in Encyclopedia of Genetics, Bacteriophages were first described and named by Félix d'Herelle in (see D'Herelle, Félix); similar phenomena had been independently reported by Frederick Twort in though with little detail, and the two are jointly given credit for the discovery of furniture-of-ironforge.com the beginning, d'Herelle was interested in the possibility of using phages.

Introduction to Bacteriophagesand as updated forrespectively) along with the introductory chapter to my book on Bacteriophage Ecology (see link, below), both as listed in my CV. If you are interested in these or other publications on phages, please.

This volume details the experimental approaches suitable for isolating and characterizing bacteriophages to formulating bacteriophage medicinal products and clinical application.

Chapters guide readers through regulatory compliance and safety aspects of bacteriophage therapy. Bacteriophages: Biology and Applications provides unparalleled, comprehensive information on bacteriophages and their applications, such as phage therapy.

It offers techniques, media, and methodology involved in isolating and working with therapeutic phages. Photographs, line drawings, and electron micrographs of phages are also included. Adams () Monograph authored by Mark H. Adams published in Adams, M.

Bacteriophages. Interscience Publishers, Inc., New York. Adams () was published posthumously (p. vi, M. Delbrück): "Adams started writing this book several years ago, and even he, in spite of his tremendous knowledge, critical ability, and superb expository gifts, found the going very hard.

Bacteriophages come in a large variety of sizes and shapes (Figure 1).They are classified in terms of morphology, genome type, and host organisms.

Unlike the taxonomy for cellular organisms, viral taxonomy at this point is simply a classification scheme and does not imply phylogenetic relationships; these are very poorly understood.

Bacteriophages, highly prevalent in all environments, have found their use in medicine as an alternative or complement to antibiotics.

The therapeutic use of bacteriophages was particularly. Mar 01,  · The medical journey is chronicled in the couple’s new book, for a time. Bacteriophages were also considered finicky because they had to be matched to the bacterial infection.Phage therapy or viral phage therapy is the therapeutic use of bacteriophages to treat pathogenic bacterial infections.

Bacteriophages, known as phages, are a form of viruses. Phages attach to bacterial cells, and inject a viral genome into the cell. The viral genome effectively replaces the bacterial genome, halting the bacterial infection.May 19,  · Bacteriophages also face the battle of the bacteria replicating at a fast rate too, that is way phage treatment has patients taking several vials of bacteriophages, to maintain the balance of phages in the system over the number of bacteria.

Bacteria have methods which are implemented when they face bacteriophages, in order to survive.