A brief history about the superheroes: the bacteriophages

Bacteriophages (phages) are viruses of the bacteria which have the capability to infect and kill bacteria. Based on their life-cycle, they are classified into lytic and temperate phages. The history of works relating to bacteriophages dates back to the year 1896 where an English chemist Ernest Hankin reports the bactericidal activity of waters collected fromContinue reading “A brief history about the superheroes: the bacteriophages”