prophage excision

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Michelle22
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prophage excision

Post by Michelle22 » Sun May 10, 2009 4:10 am

Why, on rare occasions, do prophage get excised from the host chromosome? And the purpose of the excision?

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Post by MrMistery » Mon May 11, 2009 1:17 pm

when the going gets tough, get going.
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