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dc.contributor.advisorCo-Chairs, Graduate Committee: Mark J. Young and Seth Walken
dc.contributor.authorDills, Michael Stefanen
dc.date.accessioned2018-09-17T17:19:57Z
dc.date.available2018-09-17T17:19:57Z
dc.date.issued2018en
dc.identifier.urihttps://scholarworks.montana.edu/xmlui/handle/1/14544en
dc.description.abstractMechanistic understanding of the role of extracellular and parasitic elements in host ecosystems is currently lacking. Extensive surveys have catalogued a large diversity of bacteriophage which associate differentially with definable host states. This work is an attempt to aid in the development of a coherent model for complex symbiosis within mammalian host ecosystems by investigating the role of bacteriophage in microbial community structure. It details an investigation of continuous culture systems as a platform to study bacteriophage within polymicrobial communities of the human GI tract. It then describes an experiment testing an extracellular community's ability to modulate bacterial community structure.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherMontana State University - Bozeman, College of Letters & Scienceen
dc.subjectMicrobial consortiaen
dc.subject.lcshGenomicsen
dc.subject.lcshMicrobial geneticsen
dc.subject.lcshBacteriophagesen
dc.subject.lcshMicroorganismsen
dc.titleBacteriophage in host associated microbial communities examined with continuous culture systemsen
dc.typeThesisen
dc.rights.holderCopyright 2018 by Michael Stefan Dillsen
thesis.degree.committeemembersMembers, Graduate Committee: Carl Yeoman.en
thesis.degree.departmentMicrobiology & Immunology.en
thesis.degree.genreThesisen
thesis.degree.nameMSen
thesis.format.extentfirstpage1en
thesis.format.extentlastpage118en
mus.data.thumbpage46en


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