Concept Check Questions
• Why are phage not considered a life form?
• Which macromolecule makes up the phage capsid?
• What structure do phage use to recognize their targets?
• Which bacterial structure is related to the phage tail?
• Keen (2015). A century of phage research: Bacteriophages and the shaping of modern biology .
• Prangishvili et al. (2017). The enigmatic archaeal virosphere .
• Rohwer et al. (2014). Life in Our Phage World .