lytic cycle
(lit\'ik)
A virus life cycle that results in the lysis of the host cell.

Microbiology. . 2009.

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  • lytic cycle — noun (biology) That part of the life cycle of a temperate phage in which it replicates uncontrollably, destroying its host and eventually releasing many copies into the medium (cf ↑lysogeny above) • • • Main Entry: ↑lysis …   Useful english dictionary

  • lytic cycle — lytic cycle. См. литический цикл. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Lytic cycle — DescriptionThe lytic cycle is a four stage cycle.PenetrationTo infect a cell, a virus must first enter the cell through the plasma membrane and (if present) the cell wall. Viruses do so by either attaching to a receptor on the cell s surface or… …   Wikipedia

  • lytic cycle — noun The normal process of viral reproduction involving penetration of the cell membrane, nucleic acid synthesis and lysis of the host cell See Also: lysogenic cycle …   Wiktionary

  • lytic cycle — The steps in viral production that lead to cell lysis …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • lytic infection — The normal cycle of infection of a cell by a virus or bacteriophage, in which mature virus or phage particles are produced and the cell is then lysed …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • lytic — A phase of the virus life cycle during which the virus replicates within the host cell, releasing a new generation of viruses when the infected cell undergoes lysis …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • Lysogenic cycle — ) can release it, causing proliferation of new phages via the lytic cycle. Lysogenic cycles can also occur in eukaryotes, although the method of incorporation of DNA is not fully understood.Mixed cyclesFollowing are some types of viruses that… …   Wikipedia

  • lysogenic cycle — noun A form of viral reproduction involving the fusion of the nucleic acid of a bacteriophage with that of a host, followed by proliferation of the resulting prophage See Also: lytic cycle …   Wiktionary

  • литический вирус — lytic virus литический вирус. Вирус, размножение которого в клетке происходит по литическому циклу <lytic cycle> и приводит к ее лизису <lysis>. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А.,… …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

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