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bacteriophages are -- that exclusively infect bacteria

DNA viruses

2

a bacteriophage that uses the -- immediately activates once in its host to produce viral proteins and replicate viral nucleic acid

lytic cycle

3

in the -- viral DNA injected into the host integrates into the bacterial chromosome

lysogenic cycle

4

T/F: viral DNA may stay integrated for varying lengths of time

true

5

each time the bacterial cell divides by binary fission, the progeny receive a copy of the --

viral genome

6

when new viruses are being packaged in a bacterial host, sometimes portions of the bacterial chromosome get packaged with the --

new viruses

7

when viruses mistakenly package bacterial chromosome, they infect new bacterial hosts will viral and bacterial genome

transduction