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University of Arizona

A Tailless Bacteriophage

Caption: This is a tailless bacteriophage. Sullivan's research group recently published a paper (see extra info) showing that about 80 percent of viruses found in the sea are non-tailed, while most research in this field has focused on tailed viruses. "It shows just how far we still have to go in understanding these systems," Sullivan said.

Credit: Natalie Solonenko

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