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TEm of T phages

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Transmission electron micrograph of T phage. T phages have an icosahedral head, and a "tail" that has spikes to attach to the host cell and other tail fibres that sense the presence of a suitable host cell.


    Credit: David Gregory & Debbie Marshall

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