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What is a lysogenic bacteriophage?

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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 virus particles. However, at a later time, the integrated genome can be excised and begin to be actively transcribed, producing virus particles that eventually burst the cell. This is opposite to the 'lytic' variety of bacteriophage (T4 phage) that immediately transcribe and make new virus after infecting the host cell, causing rapid lysis.

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