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Mar 04, 2019
 |  BC Innovations  |  Distillery Therapeutics

New bacteriophage-related therapeutic strategies for colitis and colorectal cancer

DISEASE CATEGORY: Cancer; gastrointestinal

INDICATION: Colorectal cancer; colitis

Patient sample and mouse studies suggest an E. coli bacteriophage cocktail could help treat bacteria-aggravated colorectal cancer and blockade of host-bacteriophage interactions via inhibition of IFNγ or TLR9 could help treat colitis. In ulcerative colitis (UC) patients, gut counts of Caudovirales bacteriophages were higher...

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