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Characterization: Protocols and Information
Characterization

Characterization

Characterization of phages can mean many things. You will find more explorations for characterizations under the heading "Further Explorations". Included here are restriction digest and electron microscopy protocols.
Protocol TitleDescription/Goal
Restriction Enzyme Digest
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Create a “Phage Phingerprint” to compare a phage’s DNA to that of other phages/clusters by digesting it with several restriction enzymes, and then running those digests on an agarose gel.
Phage Sample Preparation for Electron Microscopy
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To prepare phage sample for electron microscopy.
Electron Microscopy Grid Sample Preparation
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To prepare (glow-discharge) grids for sample application.
Making Thumbnails for PhagesDB
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Describes how to select, crop, and prepare good pictures for use as thumbnail images on PhagesDB.org.