prophage
noun Date: 1951 an intracellular form of a bacteriophage in which it is harmless to the host, is usually integrated into the hereditary material of the host, and reproduces when the host does

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  • prophage — prophage. См. криптический фаг. (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.

  • prophage — ● prophage nom masculin Bactériophage tempéré vivant en symbiose avec une bactérie, mais capable de retrouver brusquement sa virulence envers celle ci …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Prophage — Prophage,   Mikrobiologie: Bakteriophagen …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Prophage — A prophage is a phage genome inserted as part of the linear structure of the DNA chromosome of a bacterium. A temperate phage integrated into the host chromosome or existing as an extrachromosomal plasmid. This is a latent form of a bacteriophage …   Wikipedia

  • prophage — The genome of a lysogenic bacteriophage when it is integrated into the chromosome of the host bacterium. The prophage is replicated as part of the host chromosome …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Prophage — Als Prophagen bezeichnet man Phagen DNA, die in das Genom von Bakterien eingebaut wurden. Temperente Phagen bauen sich eine Zeit lang in das Bakteriengenom ein. Hier verhalten sie sich dann still, das heißt die Phagengene werden nicht abgelesen.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • prophage — (pro føeīj) The latent form of a temperate phage that remains within the lysogen, usually integrated into the host chromosome …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • prophage — /proh fayj /, n. Microbiol. a stable, inherited form of bacteriophage in which the genetic material of the virus is integrated into, replicated, and expressed with the genetic material of the bacterial host. [1950 55; shortening of F… …   Universalium

  • prophage — noun The latent form of a bacteriophage in which the viral genome is inserted into the host chromosome …   Wiktionary

  • prophage — SYN: probacteriophage. defective p. defective bacteriophage. * * * pro·phage prō .fāj, .fäzh n an intracellular form of a bacteriophage in which it is harmless to the host, is usu. integrated into the hereditary material of the host, and… …   Medical dictionary

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