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Title: inPhocus: current state and challenges of phage research in Singapore
Authors: Verma, Navin Kumar
Tan, Si Jia
Chen, John
Chen, Hanrong
Muhammad Hafiz Ismail
Rice, Scott A.
Bifani, Pablo
Hariharan, , Sukumar
Paul, , Vivek Daniel
Sriram, Bharathi
Dam, Linh Chi
Chan, Chia Ching
Ho, Peiying
Goh, Boon Chong
Chung, Jasmine Shimin
Goh, Kenneth Choon Meng
Thong, Shu Hua
Kwa, Andrea Lay-Hoon
Ostrowski, Adam
Aung, Thet Tun
Halimah Razali
Low, Shermaine W. Y.
Bhattacharyya, Mani Shankar
Gautam, Hemant K.
Lakshminarayanan, Rajamani
Sicheritz-Pontén, Thomas
Clokie, Martha R. J.
Moreira, Wilfried
van Steensel, Maurice Adrianus Monique
Keywords: Science::Biological sciences::Microbiology
Issue Date: 2022
Source: Verma, N. K., Tan, S. J., Chen, J., Chen, H., Muhammad Hafiz Ismail, Rice, S. A., Bifani, P., Hariharan, ,. S., Paul, ,. V. D., Sriram, B., Dam, L. C., Chan, C. C., Ho, P., Goh, B. C., Chung, J. S., Goh, K. C. M., Thong, S. H., Kwa, A. L., Ostrowski, A., ...van Steensel, M. A. M. (2022). inPhocus: current state and challenges of phage research in Singapore. PHAGE Therapy, Applications, and Research, 3(1), 6-11.
Project: L0494003
Journal: PHAGE Therapy, Applications, and Research
Abstract: Bacteriophages and phage-derived proteins are a promising class of antibacterial agents that experience a growing worldwide interest. To map ongoing phage research in Singapore and neighboring countries, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University Singapore (NTU) and Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS) recently co-organized a virtual symposium on Bacteriophage and Bacteriophage-Derived Technologies, which was attended by more than 80 participants. Topics were discussed relating to phage life cycles, diversity, the roles of phages in biofilms and the human gut microbiome, engineered phage lysins to combat polymicrobial infections in wounds, and the challenges and prospects of clinical phage therapy. This perspective summarizes major points discussed during the symposium and new perceptions that emerged after the panel discussion.
ISSN: 2641-6530
DOI: 10.1089/phage.2022.29028.nkv
Rights: © 2022 Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. All rights reserved.
Fulltext Permission: none
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