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lysogen Syllabification: ly·so·gen
Pronunciation: /ˈlīsəjən/ /-ˌjen/

Definition of lysogen in English:


A lysogenic bacterium or bacterial strain.
Example sentences
  • These encode resistance to the antibiotic, allowing selection of lysogens in a wide variety of strains, including those resistant to the antibiotics tetracycline, ampicillin, kanamycin, and chloramphenicol.
  • Four lysogens (HI2678, HI2679, HI2680, and HI2681) were prepared by transformation of the wild-type strain or ligts7 mutant strain with the high-copy-number plasmids pSY343 or pLP312.
  • The ratio of the titer on BB to that on 594 was then used as a plating efficiency quotient to correct the titers of the recombinants observed on the given lysogen.

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