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Lysogeny

"Lysogeny" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The phenomenon by which a temperate phage incorporates itself into the DNA of a bacterial host, establishing a kind of symbiotic relation between PROPHAGE and bacterium which results in the perpetuation of the prophage in all the descendants of the bacterium. Upon induction (VIRUS ACTIVATION) by various agents, such as ultraviolet radiation, the phage is released, which then becomes virulent and lyses the bacterium.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Lysogeny" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Lysogeny" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 34 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 1999
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