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Lysogenic bacteria

Lysogenic bacteria

(Science: microbiology) a bacterium which contains in its genome the dna of a virus which is lying dormant, passively letting itself be replicated by the bacterium whenever the bacterium replicates its own genome (a lysogenic virus), but able to reactivate and destroy the bacterium at a time of the virus's choosing (becomes a lytic virus).

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examples of microbial commensialism?

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The effect of cellulase on E. Coli

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by Etherian
Fri Mar 26, 2010 9:46 pm
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How does it know?

... DNA to be misread or mutated in some fashion when, for example, it is a lysogenic virus making a prophage from a bacteria? Regardless, viruses are dynamic and often species-specific, so there is no doubt ...

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Thu Dec 10, 2009 4:07 am
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Lysogenic cycle stages

Lysogenic ? I think they are : absorption, penetration, Clefage (The phase where the virus join up with the bacteria), and the last is the production of the virus using the replication phase of the bacteria.

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by F4T32008
Tue May 20, 2008 2:47 pm
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