Xenobiotics as inducers of active prophages
May 1, 2019
My research focuses on phage-bacteria dynamics of the infant gut microbiota, during health and disease.
Inducing prophages in gut bacteria with common oral medications — Behind the paper
Sutcliffe SG, Michael Shamash
Common Oral Medications Lead to Prophage Induction in Bacterial Isolates from the Human Gut
Many bacteria carry bacteriophages (bacterial viruses) integrated in their genomes in the form of prophages, which replicate passively …
Sutcliffe SG, Michael Shamash, Hynes AP, Maurice CF