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Flashcards in Lecture 13: Bacteriophages Deck (3):

What are the two life cycles of a bacteriophage and what differentiates them from one another.

See diagram on slide 6.


What are three ways the dairy industry tries to control bacteriophages that kill their starter cultures?

See slide 8.


Why are bacteriophages being used/investigated for food safety applications?

Check out the youtube video on slide 9. Keep in mind what bacteriophages do to bacterial cells and how that can be used to our advantage.