Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Magnetized viruses attack harmful bacteria

Antibacterial phages combined with magnetic nanoparticle clusters effectively kill infectious bacteria found in water treatment systems. A weak magnetic field draws the clusters into biofilms that protect the bacteria and break them up so the phages can reach them.

from Geochemistry News -- ScienceDaily http://ift.tt/2w3M0uy
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