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Author Schofield, David A

Title 'Bioluminescent' Reporter Phage for the Detection of Category A Bacterial Pathogens
Published Cambridge, MA MyJoVE Corp 2016
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Description online resource (streaming video file)(691 seconds)
Series Immunology and Infection
Summary A simple method for the identification of priority bacterial pathogens is to use genetically engineered reporter phage. These reporter phage, which are specific to their particular host species, are capable of rapidly transducing a bioluminescent signal response to host cells. Herein, we describe the use of reporter phage for the detection of Yersinia pestis
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Audience For undergraduate, graduate, and professional students
Notes English
Subject Immunology and Infection
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