British Bacteriologist Frederick Twort And French-Canadian Microbiologist Félix d’Herelle Known For The Discovery of ………

British bacteriologist Frederick Twort and French-Canadian microbiologist Félix d'Herelle known for the discovery of .........

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In 1915, British bacteriologist Frederick Twort, Brown Institution of London, discovered a small agent that infected and killed bacteria. He believed the agent must be a virus that grew on and destroyed the bacteria. In 1917, French-Canadian microbiologist Félix d'Hérelle, Pasteur Institute in Paris discovered "an invisible, antagonistic microbe of the dysentery bacillus". He called the virus a bacteriophage, a bacteria-eater.

In 1915, British bacteriologist Frederick Twort, Brown Institution of London, discovered a small agent that infected and killed bacteria. He believed the agent must be a virus that grew on and destroyed the bacteria. In 1917, French-Canadian microbiologist Félix d’Hérelle, Pasteur Institute in Paris discovered “an invisible, antagonistic microbe of the dysentery bacillus”. He called the virus a bacteriophage, a bacteria-eater.

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