CH391L/S13/Phage Therapy

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Introduction to Phage Therapy


The discovery of the "bacteriophage phenomenon" occurred independently over a span of twenty years:

Year Event
1896 Hankin, British bacteriologist working on Vibrio cholerae
1898 Gamaleya, Russian, Bacillus subtilis
1915 Twort, British, Staphylococcus
1915 d'Herelle, French-Canadian, Shigella. Coined the term "bacteriophage".

Current Applications



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