By Parviz M. Sabour, Mansel W. Griffiths
Curiosity in bacteriophages as substitute antibacterial brokers in nutrition grown significantly, in keeping with expanding charges of antibiotic resistance, heightened problem with foodstuff security, and purchaser call for for 'natural' and natural nutrition items. This new e-book will comprehensively evaluate the literature at the usage of bacteriophages within the detection and keep watch over of foodborne bacterial pathogens, either pre-harvest (plant and animal construction) and post-harvest (food processing).
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Breitbart et al. (2003) performed a metagenomic analysis of an uncultured viral community from human feces and found that of the recognizable viruses, 81% were Siphoviridae. The community contained an estimated 1,200 viral genotypes, and most of the sequences were unrelated to anything previously reported: this issue is tackled further in the next section. Phage population dynamics have been studied extensively for marine viruses. It has been proposed that phage populations behave in a typical ‘‘kill-the-winner’’ fashion, where the most abundant host population is reduced by its viral predators.
Bacteriophages in the Control of Food- And Waterborne Pathogens by Parviz M. Sabour, Mansel W. Griffiths