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a study from researchers at Wuhan University develops a hybrid bacteriophage or phage capable of modulating the gut microbiota to suppress colorectal cancer growth. The team states they selected the M13 phage species due to its propensity for binding to Fn, coating the phage in silver to successfully block immunosuppression in the tumor microenvironment (TME).

Augmented bacteriophage modulates gut microbiota to fight cancer.

Symbiotic bacteria can be found living in and on the majority of our body’s surfaces, with 99 percent of these micro-interlopers inhabiting the human gastrointestinal tract. These intestinal microbes are … Continue Reading Augmented bacteriophage modulates gut microbiota to fight cancer.

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