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Phage therapy capsule. Conceptual artwork of a bacteriophage virus particle contained in a capsule, representing phage therapy. With increasing resistance to antibiotics, bacteriophages could become a major line of defence against resistant bacteria. Phages attack specific bacteria and so can provide a targeted alternative to antibiotics.
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