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