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DEFECTIVE PROPHAGE [1 record]

Record 1 2012-05-10

English

Subject field(s)
  • Genetics
DEF

[Prophage] that has undergone a deletion of its genome.

CONT

The conclusion is that incorporation of the bacterial galactose region into the phage chromosome results in a defective phage which is able to lysogenize recipient bacteria but not to yield progeny particles on induction.

OBS

A region of the bacterial chromosome has been inserted into the prophage genome in substitution for the missing region.

OBS

Also said incorrectly: defective prophage. A defective lysogenic bacterium is a bacterium containing a defective phage.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Génétique
DEF

Prophage qui a perdu une partie de son génome en intégrant un morceau de chromonème bactérien.

CONT

Le phage défectif et transduisant - du locus gal - est ensuite intégré à une nouvelle bactérie, la bactérie réceptrice, [...]

Spanish

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