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Introduction: Prophage

Description of Prophage

Prophage: the genome of a phage which is perpetuated in the host cell by integration into the host chromosome or by plasmid formation.
Source: CRISP

Prophage: Genomes of temperate BACTERIOPHAGES integrated into the DNA of their bacterial host cell. The prophages can be duplicated for many cell generations until some stimulus induces its activation and virulence.
Source: MeSH 2007

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