lysogenic

1. Causing or having the power to cause lysis, as the action of certain antibodies and chemical substances. 2. Pertaining to bacteria in the state of lysogeny.

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ly·so·gen·ic .lī-sə-'jen-ik adj
1) harboring a prophage as hereditary material <\lysogenic bacteria>
2) TEMPERATE (2) <\lysogenic viruses>
ly·so·ge·nic·i·ty -jə-'nis-ət-ē n, pl -ties

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adj.
producing lysis.

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ly·so·gen·ic (li-so-jenґik) [lyso- + -genic] 1. producing lysins or causing lysis. 2. pertaining to lysogeny.

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  • lysogenic — adjective Etymology: from the capacity of the prophage to lyse other bacteria Date: 1899 1. harboring a prophage as hereditary material < lysogenic bacteria > 2. temperate 3 < lysogenic viruses > • lysogenicity noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lysogenic — (li so jen ik) See lysogens …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • lysogenic — /luy seuh jen ik/, adj. Microbiol. harboring a temperate virus as a prophage or plasmid. [1895 1900; LYSO (repr. LYSIS) + GENIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • lysogenic — adjective a) of, relating to, or causing lysis b) of, or relating to lysogeny …   Wiktionary

  • lysogenic — ly·so·gen·ic …   English syllables

  • lysogenic — adj. producing lysis …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • lysogenic — ly•so•gen•ic [[t]ˌlaɪ səˈdʒɛn ɪk[/t]] adj. 1) mcr harboring a temperate virus 2) temperate 5) • Etymology: 1895–1900 ly•sog′e•ny ˈsɒdʒ ə ni n …   From formal English to slang

  • lysogenic — Bacteria or bacteriophages undergoing lysogeny …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • lysogenic — adjective 1. of or relating to lysogeny • Pertains to noun: ↑lysogeny • Derivationally related forms: ↑lysogeny, ↑lysogenicity 2. capable of producing or undergoing lysis • Pertains to noun: ↑lysis …   Useful english dictionary

  • lysogenic bacterium — lysogenic bacterium. См. лизогенная бактерия. (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.

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