Is bacteriophage a virus or a bacteria?
Bacteriophage means " bacteria eater. "
the biral DNA that is embedded in the host's DNA is called a Prophage while Bacteriophage is a bacteria which is infected by virus the first part is correct, a prophage is created when a bacteriophage inserts its DNA into the host cell...basically you have host DNA and bacteriophage DNA integrated together. This provides the bacteria with new properties and capabilities. A bacteriophage is actually a virus that specifically infects a bacteria. A bacteriophage may…