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11-09-2021 Vector Biology

Q. The cycle which is completed quickly in the infection by a phage is ________

A. Lysogenic
B. Lytic
C. Replication
D. Capsid formation

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Commented on 2021-09-11 15:03:02 (IST)
Answer: B

Explanation: With some phage types the entire infection cycle is completed very quickly, possibly in less than 20 minutes. This type of rapid infection is called a lytic cycle, as a release of the new phage particles is associated with lysis of the bacterial cell.