Daily Archives: May 2, 2008

Bacteriophage infection at the poles

Bacteriophages are among the smallest but most abundant organisms on earth. For most phages, the tail mediates the anchoring of the phage to generally abundant bacterial outer membrane proteins that serve as specific receptors for their substrates. For example, the … Continue reading

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