Definition of lyse in English:
Undergo or cause to undergo lysis: [no object]: the cell usually lyses and releases mature virus particles [with object]: the cells may be lysed by sonication, or in a hypotonic buffer solution
More example sentences
- When the spores completely fill the host cell cytoplasm, the cell lyses and releases the spores to the surroundings.
- As the bacteria are released from the newly lysed cell, more macrophages begin the process of phagocytosis, and the cycle continues.
- Then, they were thawed in 30 ml lysis buffer and immediately lysed.
early 20th century: back-formation from lysis.
Definition of lyse in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan