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Temparate bacteriophages differ from other bacteriophages because temperate bacteriophages can

( A ) reproduce at moderate temperatures
( B ) none
( C ) lysogenize the host cell
( D ) fragment the host cell chromosome
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Ans: ( C ) lysogenize the host cell
Virulent phages replicates via the lytic cycle but temperate phage replicate using both lytic and lyrogenic cycles. In the lyrogenic cycle, the phage DNA first integrates into bacterial chromosomes to produce the prophage.
answered Nov 3, 2016 by suganyadevi.p

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