prophage

The genome of a lysogenic bacteriophage when it is integrated into the chromosome of the host bacterium. The prophage is replicated as part of the host chromosome.

Prophage

The state of a temperate virus when it is integrated into the host genome.
A lysogenic bacterial virus which is integrated into the host cell DNA.

prophage

Latent state of a phage genome in a lysogenic bacterium.
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prophage

The genome of a lysogenic bacteriophage when it is integrated into the chromosome of the host bacterium. The prophage is replicated as part of the host chromosome. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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prophage

(pro┬┤fāj) the latent stage of a bacteriophage in a lysogenic bacterium, in which the viral genome becomes inserted into a specific portion of the host chromosome and is duplicated into each cell generation.
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prophage

(from the article `episome`) Some bacterial viruses, called temperate phages, carry DNA that can act as an episome. A bacterial cell into whose chromosome the viral DNA has ... In his prizewinning research, Lwoff showed that, after infection, the virus is passed on to succeeding generations of bacteria in a noninfective form ... ...a...
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prophage

Type: Term Pronunciation: prō′fāj Synonyms: probacteriophage
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Prophage

A prophage is a bacteriophage (often shortened to `phage`) genome inserted and integrated into the circular bacterial DNA chromosome or existing as an extrachromosomal plasmid. This is a latent form of a phage, in which the viral genes are present in the bacterium without causing disruption of the bacterial cell. Upon detection of host cell dama.....
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