Descriptor in English: Bacteriophages
Descriptor in Spanish: Bacteriófagos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Bacteriófagos
Descriptor in French: Bactériophages
Entry term(s): Bacteriophage
Tree number(s): B04.123
Scope note: Viruses whose hosts are bacterial cells.
Annotation: coordinate with specific bacterium /virol but note many specific bacteriophages are available; phages used to treat disease = PHAGE THERAPY
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PH physiology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
Online Note: use BACTERIOPHAGES to search BACTERIOPHAGE 1966-74
History Note: 75; was BACTERIOPHAGE 1963-74
See also the descriptors: Genetic Vectors MeSH
Lysogeny MeSH
DeCS UI: 1458
Descriptor UI: D001435
Date Established: 1975/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/07/07
Bacteriophages - Preferred
Concept UI M0002141
Scope note Viruses whose hosts are bacterial cells.
Preferred term Bacteriophages
Entry term(s) Bacteriophage

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