Lambda phage

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Lamb·da phage

a bacteriophage used extensively in experimental systems.
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They obtained atomic force microscope images of DNA molecules from bacteriophage lambda.
In this issue, Stocher and Berg (8) added value to this control by packaging the control sequence in bacteriophage lambda.
In this way, they can account for the choice of replicative strategies the bacteriophage lambda makes after infecting Escherichia coli.
The cro gene is transcribed early but acts late in the genetic program of bacteriophage lambda.