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The physics of going viral

Researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have been able, for the first time, to watch viruses infecting individual bacteria by transferring their DNA, and to measure the rate at which that transfer occurs. Shedding light on the early stages of infection by this type of virus—a bacteriophage—the scientists have determined that it is the cells targeted for inf Source: California Institute of Technology - Discipline: Molecular Biology...

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Source: LabSpaces - Wednesday, 27 June, 2012


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