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Unformatted text preview: When infecting resource-depleted bacterium, lambda can "hide" in cell Lysogenic Cycle: 1. lambda integrase and lambda repressor cI synthesized due to activation of the transcription of their genes by cII . 2. cI repressor turns off phage transcription 3. integrase catalyzes integration of lambda DNA into bacterial chromosome via short sites of homology (site-specific recombination) ---- prophage...
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- Fall '10