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ABORTIVE INFECTION [1 record]

Record 1 2010-05-07

English

Subject field(s)
  • Microbiology and Parasitology
  • Viral Diseases
CONT

[An infection of bacteria] with a phage capsule that carries bacterial rather than phage DNA and thus cannot result in the liberation of phage particles.

OBS

Abortive response by infection of mammalian cells may be caused by any deficiency of the interacting system.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Microbiologie et parasitologie
  • Maladies virales
DEF

Infection d'une cellule ou d'un individu caractérisée par l'incapacité du virus à se répliquer ou à propager l'infection efficacement.

Spanish

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