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Index Phikmvlikevirus

Phikmvlikevirus is a genus of viruses that infect bacteria. [1]

16 relations: Autographivirinae, Bacteriophage, Caudovirales, DNA, Electron microscope, Gene, Genome, Lipopolysaccharide, Pilus, Podoviridae, RNA polymerase, T7 phage, T7likevirus, Virulence, Virus, Virus quantification.


Autographivirinae is a subfamily of viruses in the order Caudovirales, in the family Podoviridae.

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A bacteriophage, also known informally as a phage, is a virus that infects and replicates within Bacteria and Archaea.

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The Caudovirales are an order of viruses also known as the tailed bacteriophages (cauda is Latin for "tail").

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Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is a thread-like chain of nucleotides carrying the genetic instructions used in the growth, development, functioning and reproduction of all known living organisms and many viruses.

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Electron microscope

An electron microscope is a microscope that uses a beam of accelerated electrons as a source of illumination.

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In biology, a gene is a sequence of DNA or RNA that codes for a molecule that has a function.

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In the fields of molecular biology and genetics, a genome is the genetic material of an organism.

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Lipopolysaccharides (LPS), also known as lipoglycans and endotoxins, are large molecules consisting of a lipid and a polysaccharide composed of O-antigen, outer core and inner core joined by a covalent bond; they are found in the outer membrane of Gram-negative bacteria.

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A pilus (Latin for 'hair'; plural: pili) is a hair-like appendage found on the surface of many bacteria.

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Podoviridae is a family of viruses in the order Caudovirales.

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RNA polymerase

RNA polymerase (ribonucleic acid polymerase), both abbreviated RNAP or RNApol, official name DNA-directed RNA polymerase, is a member of a family of enzymes that are essential to life: they are found in all organisms (-species) and many viruses.

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T7 phage

Bacteriophage T7 (or the T7 phage) is a bacteriophage, a virus that infects susceptible bacterial cells, that is composed of DNA and infects most strains of Escherichia coli.

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T7likevirus (synonyms T7 phage group, T7-like phages, and T7-like viruses) is a genus of viruses in the order Caudovirales, in the family Podoviridae, in the subfamily Autographivirinae.

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Virulence is a pathogen's or microbe's ability to infect or damage a host.

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A virus is a small infectious agent that replicates only inside the living cells of other organisms.

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Virus quantification

Virus quantification involves counting the number of viruses in a specific volume to determine the virus concentration.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phikmvlikevirus

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