Viral metagenomics (viromics) has reshaped our understanding of DNA viral diversity, ecology, and evolution across Earth’s ecosystems. However, viromics now needs approaches to link newly discovered viruses to their host cells and characterize them at scale. This study adapts one such method, sequencing-enabled viral tagging (VT), to establish “Viral Tag and Grow” (VT + Grow) to rapidly capture and characterize viruses that infect a cultivated target bacterium,
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