BacterioFiles 336: Phages Fortify Friendly Fighters

April 16, 2018

This episode: Phage therapy can work very well when combined with an effective immune response from the host!

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Show notes:
Microbe of the episode: Gammapapillomavirus 8

News item about “nightmare bacteria”

Journal Paper:
Roach DR, Leung CY, Henry M, Morello E, Singh D, Di Santo JP, Weitz JS, Debarbieux L. 2017. Synergy between the Host Immune System and Bacteriophage Is Essential for Successful Phage Therapy against an Acute Respiratory Pathogen. Cell Host Microbe 22:38-47.e4.

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