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1. Capable of causing or undergoing lysis.
2. Of or relating to lysogeny.


(ˌlaɪ səˈdʒɛn ɪk)

1. harboring a temperate virus.
ly•sog′e•ny (-ˈsɒdʒ ə ni) n.
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Adj.1.lysogenic - of or relating to lysogeny
2.lysogenic - capable of producing or undergoing lysis
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However, skin lesions can serve as a reservoir of strains that are toxigenic or strains that could potentially become toxigenic if the bacteria possess functional toxin repressor genes and become infected with a tox gene-bearing lysogenic corynephage (32,33).
8 [micro]m) from Lac Cromwell (Canada) and from Raunefjorden Bay (Western Norway), showed that high densities of virus was attributed to the induction the lytic cycle in lysogenic prokaryotes by solar UV radiation (Heldal & Bratbak, 1991; Maranger et al.
coli, a number of drug resistant genetic determinants was identified along with other virulence, invasion, secretion and lysogenic phage genes.
Also, when referring to turbid plaques or media the literature says it is because of the emergence of lysogenic bacteriophages [23].
Phages exhibit two different types of life cycles--lytic and lysogenic.
One possibility is that the Roseivivax isolate is lysogenic, meaning it may contain a latent viral infection and spontaneously produce low levels of viral particles.
Several reports described the isolation of phages of luminescent Vibrios, including lysogenic ones (Austin et al.
Lysogenic Strains of Lactic Acid Streptococci and Lytic Spectra of Their Temperate Bacteriophages.
Lysogenic conversion by a filamentous phage encoding cholera toxin.