Reinventing phage therapy: are the parts greater than the sum?

Although whole phage continue to generate interest as an alternative to antibiotics, focus is shifting to the use of purified phage components as antibacterial agents.

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Figure 1: Steps to bacterial lysis in phage and lysin therapy.

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Fischetti, V., Nelson, D. & Schuch, R. Reinventing phage therapy: are the parts greater than the sum?. Nat Biotechnol 24, 1508–1511 (2006). https://doi.org/10.1038/nbt1206-1508

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