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7 thoughts on “P19 – Wirick”
what is the significance of your project for your daily life?
In my daily life, it is helpful to know that there are alternatives to antibiotics to treat a bacterial infection. So, if I were to be really sick, knowing that I have options besides antibiotics might make me feel more secure about the certain situation.
What is the significance of your phage being temperate, other than it not being usable in phage therapy?
Temperate phages can broaden its bacterial host’s metabolism by the transfer of genes. Temperate phages can basically make some bacteria less pathogenic/less harmful. Hope this helps!
Do you think your experiments went well?
I believe that the experiments that I had got to perform went very well! There were some mistakes here and there but overall, after some trial and error, we got most of the results we had wanted/predicted. I would say that in the overall experiment, we didn’t get as far as we had wanted to but that is okay because I like the results we came out with.
Why did you name this species “garbage?”