*Corresponding author:Pilar Domingo Calap, Department of Genetics, Universitat De València, Burjassot, Spain, Institute for Integrative Systems Biology, Universitat De València-CSIC, Spain
Received: October 10, 2018; Published: October 24, 2018
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Bateriophages, natural killers of bacteria, are nowadays interesting tools in biomedical fields. Indeed, phages can be used in prevention, diagnosis, and as treatment against bacterial diseases. Interestingly, new phage technology allow them to be used against other pathogens like fungi and other viruses. Going beyond, bacteriophages can be even modified to specifically treat tumour cells. The large potential of phages as biomedical tools is increasing, thanks to their easy manipulation, high specificify, and low production cost. Nevertheless, ethical concerns and regulatory protocols should be revised in order to give trust to these applications and increase the general acceptance.