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1. Capable of causing or undergoing lysis.
2. Of or relating to lysogeny.
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(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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aureus are more associated with children and young adults, and may carry different lysogenic phage that contain genes for PVL.
Bacteriophage Lytic and Lysogenic Cycles, (55) phages infect their hosts by binding to a bacterium's cell wall, perforating the wall through enzymatic action, and injecting viral genetic material into the bacterium.
that when a phage is in the lysogenic [stay] state, it is not 'fast asleep', but rather catnapping, with one eye open and ears alert, ready to respond when it 'hears' signals that cells are getting ready to respond to changes in their environment."
coli have a tendency to activate a lysogenic SOS response in the Shiga prophage and cause upregulation of the expression of Stx (29).
coli phages could be lysogenic or lytic; however, for phage therapy, only lytic phages are used (12).
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).
In surface samples incubated in situ (some of them without protozoa grazers >0.8 [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., 2002).
Second, SNJ1 could infect CJ7, which does not harbor pHH205, but could not infect J7-1 (which does harbor pHH205), indicating that the lysogenic SNJ1 virus could establish superinfection exclusion or immunity, a phenomenon poorly understood in archaea.
cholerae, is the point of attachment of the lysogenic phage CTXip, the genome of which carries genetic information for the production of the cholera toxin [54].