Microbiology: Principles and Explorations 9th Edition

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Chapter 8 - Gene Transfer and Genetic Engineering - Self Quiz - Page 241: 15


(d) Virulent phages

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Virulent phages are phages that destroy host cell DNA, direct synthesis of phage particles, and cause lysis of the host cell. They are capable of causing infection that may lead to the destruction and death of a bacterial cell.
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