filamentous bacteriophage

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a bacteriophage that is rod shaped and elongated, but lacks the head-and-tail structure characteristic of many bacteriophages.
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Makowski, "Structural constraints on the display of foreign peptides on filamentous bacteriophages," Gene, vol.
Rapid titration of multiple samples of filamentous bacteriophage (M13) on nitrocellulose filters.
This property distinguishes T7 from the more common filamentous bacteriophage display systems both functionally and from an intellectual property point of view.
The recent patent (United States Patent 5,837,500) provides the company with additional patent claims covering methods and intermediates used for displaying proteins, antibodies and other peptides on filamentous bacteriophage. In addition to its four United States patents, Dyax holds numerous issued or allowed patents for Phage Display in Canada, Europe and Israel, and has pending applications in other countries.
Webster, "Low-frequency infection of F-bacteria by transducing particles of filamentous bacteriophages," Journal of Bacteriology, vol.
They discuss such matters as the genetics and evolution of filamentous bacteriophages, evolutionary relationships of pathogenic clones, and antibiotic resistance.