lysogenization


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ly·sog·e·nize

 (lī-sŏj′ĭ-nīz′)
tr.v. ly·sog·e·nized, ly·sog·e·niz·ing, ly·sog·e·niz·es
To make lysogenic.

ly·sog′e·ni·za′tion (-nĭ-zā′shən) n.
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lysogenization

(laɪˌsɒdʒənaɪˈzeɪʃən) or

lysogenisation

n
(Microbiology) the process of a bacterium becoming lysogenic
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Noun1.lysogenization - the process by which a bacterium acquires a phage that becomes integrated into its genome
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
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(12) There are two major outcomes of bacteriophage behavior in an infected bacterial cell: lysogenization and bacteriolysis.
A 3-fragment difference suggests that 1 isolate was a variant of the other (Figure); the variant may have arisen through lysogenization with the phage.