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Defective bacteriophage

Defective bacteriophage

a temperate bacteriophage mutant whose genome does not contain all of the normal components and cannot become fully infectious virus, yet can replicate indefinitely in the bacterial genome as defective probacteriophage; many defective bacteriophages are mediators of transduction.

Synonym: defective phage.


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Recombination in RNA viruses,Ruzic,Kovac

... 1992). Despite producing distinct kinds of hybrid RNAs, as well as defective interfering (DI) RNAs (Lazzarini et al., 1981), the different types ... the in vitro generation of recombinants between RNAs associated with Qb bacteriophage ┬▒ a possible exception to the copy┬▒choice model of recombination ...

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by anakovacevic
Sat Jun 12, 2010 8:28 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
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The Fiber Disease

... your heads that diseases are caused by viruses and bacteria, not defective genes. Something caused the mutation in the genes. And that would ... it is too bad that American connivers at Bacteriophage Central did not contact the Russian who knew all about these ...

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by Skytroll
Sat Nov 04, 2006 4:49 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... Nature is an Evolutionary magazine, IMO. I believe that these bacteriophages are the same as the protease put in drug inhibitors. Bacteriophages, ... doesn't it? I believe as you, it is bacteria that causes disease, not defective proteins in us. It is not genetic, mutations are genetic, but something ...

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by Skytroll
Sun Sep 10, 2006 11:56 pm
 
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The Fiber Disease

... water .... separate with eyedropper and keep volitile. will work.. .Bacteriophage replication and reactivation in stationary phase hosts. Gallimore,W.H., ... and those in which attachment occurred, but subsequent replication was defective. However, it was possible to overcome phage resistance by ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Mon Aug 21, 2006 11:50 pm
 
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Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

Hartuk, Yes, in answer to your question, I think bacteriophages are at the heart of all of this. Just finding the right virus vector, ... So, two levels of fighting going on here, basically to me comes down to do defective genes make us ill or does bacteria actually make us ill? or viruses? ...

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by Skytroll
Sat Jul 01, 2006 4:29 am
 
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Topic: The Fiber Disease
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