Sunday, September 4, 2011

Sick Microbe I: The Phage

When Joey fell ill with The Phage*, the other bacteria were worried, with good reason! One sudden movement, one stressful moment, and his body could explode releasing millions of infectious phage particles... a danger to them all.

*Phages - aka: bacteriophages, viruses that infect bacteria.
Yes, bacteria need sick days, too, you self-centered anthropomorph.