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lysogenic pathway

The method by which a virus becomes a dormant, passive part of its host bacterium's genome (a lysogenic virus), choosing to insert its DNA into the host's and postponing completion of its lytic cycle, at which time it destroys the host and spreads its progeny to infect other bacterial cells (enters the lytic pathway).

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