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Phages

(noun) Plural form of phage.

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Question about phage library

... DNA ? Or what do they mean? I was thinking that they mean that you can easly know what the corresponding DNA is for that protein since only the phages having the DNA coding for this particular protein will survive the enrichmentphases (they will stay attached, while others wont). But I wouldnt ...

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by poloke
Sat Jun 02, 2012 2:06 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Question about phage library
Replies: 3
Views: 2100

Re: DNA methylation

... for most people!) for methylation deployment are different when one looks at the two kingdoms of life: in bacteria, bacterial viruses (bacteriophages, or phages) have unmethylated DNA, and so they are targeted for deletion by unmethylated-DNA-destroying enzymes (DNAses). Eukaryotes usually ...

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by merv
Sun Oct 02, 2011 2:55 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: DNA methylation
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Views: 6192

Re: Experimental evidence for evolution

... of soils, and you will be able to identify 1000's of bacterial species . But bacteria can acquire DNA from dead cells (whatever they were) or from phages, which are estimated to be 10x more numerous than bacteria. Moreover the ability of bacteria to pick-up foreign DNA and to keep it is directly ...

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by canalon
Thu Oct 21, 2010 8:43 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Experimental evidence for evolution
Replies: 103
Views: 165339

Re: Experimental evidence for evolution

... example supports the divide between species rather than a continuum. - Controlled environment and nature are very different, how do you introduce phages, UV, other bacteria and other very important factors in your experiment? Those are challenges that have for the moment no answers, but they would ...

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by jevg
Sat Jul 03, 2010 5:36 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Experimental evidence for evolution
Replies: 103
Views: 165339

Re: Experimental evidence for evolution

... and diversity have been selected in many domesticated animals. - Controlled environment and nature are very different, how do you introduce phages, UV, other bacteria and other very important factors in your experiment? Those are challenges that have for the moment no answers, but they would ...

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by canalon
Fri Jun 25, 2010 3:43 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Experimental evidence for evolution
Replies: 103
Views: 165339
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