LYSOGENY

lysogeny, lysogenicity

(noun) the condition of a host bacterium that has incorporated a phage into its own genetic material; “when a phage infects a bacterium it can either destroy its host or be incorporated in the host genome in a state of lysogeny”

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Noun

lysogeny (countable and uncountable, plural lysogenies)

The incorporation of the nucleic acid of a bacteriophage into that of a host bacterium; sometimes transmitted to daughter cells following lysis

Source: Wiktionary



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