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Synthetic bacteriophages with programmable bacteria specificity engineered.

A bacteriophage, also known as a phage, is a virus that infects and kills bacteria by injecting their DNA into bacterial cells which replicates until it kills the host. Phages are the most abundant microorganism in the natural world, occurring in seawater, soil, and in humans. Phages are highly host-specific, only infecting and killing an individual species of bacteria. Compared

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