Discoveries and disputes: the beginnings of bacteriophage research

Bacteriophages, viruses that infect bacteria, were discovered a 100 years ago. Aswin Sai Narain Seshasayee writes about the initial discovery and some of the conflicts surrounding it.

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But in terms of current development trend of bacteriophage research, it could be necessary and significant.