bacteriophage is a virus which infects bacteria. In particular, the bacteriophage is a virus which infects E.Coli, a bacteria that has been used extensively for molecular biology research. The bacteriophage exemplifies the life cycle of viruses.
☤ MD ☞ ☆☆☆ Colored scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of squamous cell carcinoma (cancer) cells from a human mouth. The many blebs (lumps) and microvilli (small projections) on the cells' surfaces are typical of cancer cells.