bacteriophages


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bacteriophages

viruses with specific affinity for bacteria; used widely in eastern Europe as an alternative to antibiotic therapy
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Previously in 2015, Intralytix partnered with Ferring Pharmaceuticals to develop a proprietary and well-defined set of bacteriophages specifically designed to treat inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD).
In this study the lytic activity of three bacteriophages have been assessed against mestitic pathogens isolated from milk in vitro.
Ramirez figures he has collaborated with other students on the discovery of about 40 bacteriophages.
With the targeted use of bacteriophages, it is possible to seek out and effectively reduce specific populations of unhealthy organisms that have taken over the intestinal microbiome.
Five other species of bacteria were isolated during this study and used to determine the specificity of Salmonella bacteriophages.
Target: Novolytics/bacteriophage-related intellectual property, bacteriophage libraries, formulation and regulatory know-how as well as GLP toxicology data
According to Carl Zimmer, bacteriophages are ubiquitous: "Our bodies are packed with phages .
Use of bacteriophages to reduce Salmonella in chicken skin in comparison with chemical agents.
The phage, which belongs to the Myoviridae family of bacteriophages, was able to lyse 28 of 30 E.
A wide range of articles were published between 1960 and 1975 by Romanian researchers from the Cantacuzino Institute, concerning the use of bacteriophages for the treatment of infections with Enterobacteriaceae or S.
Rob Meijers, from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), led the research and believes that the study could have far-reaching implications: "Our findings will help us to engineer effective, specific bacteriophages, not just for C.
We investigated Stx-2 subunit A (Stx-2A) bacteriophages in a group of epidemiologically unrelated EAECSTEC O104:H4 strains isolated from animals and food in Germany (collection of the National Reference Laboratory for Escherichia coli).