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What is a harmless bacteriophage?

First I'll answer what a bacteriophage is. A bacteriophage is a type of virus that infects a bacterium. These phages can be either virulent or temperate. Virulent phages are c (MORE)
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What is a lysogenic bacteriophage?

A lysogenic phage is a 'temperate' bacteriophage (such as lambda phage) that integrates its genome inside that of the host without immediately transcribing and making new viru (MORE)

What do bacteriophages do?

Bacteriophages are viruses that attach to the surface of bacteria and inject viral DNA into the bacteria. Each infected bacterial cell produces multiple copies of the virus wh (MORE)
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What is a bacteriophage-?

A bacteriophage is a virus. It typically results in the dissolutionor disintegration of particular bacteria.