Phage

Bacterial viruses (phages) like these may form a shield that protects us from the bacteria living in our gut.  Image on left is a scanning electron micrograph of one of these phages and the image on the left is a diagram of a similar phage.

Bacterial viruses (phages) like these may form a shield that protects us from the bacteria living in our gut. Image on left is a scanning electron micrograph of one of these phages and the image on the left is a diagram of a similar phage.

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