lytic cycle

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lytic cycle

the life cycle of a BACTERIOPHAGE in which many new phages are reproduced and the host bacterial cell undergoes LYSIS, the phages entering new bacterial hosts.
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D, discussed anti-inflammatory agents for cosmetics such as alpha-bisabolol, which blocks pathways for leukotriene and prostaglandin development; glycyrrhetinic acid, which inhibits the lytic pathway of inflammation and pseudopterosins, which mediate inflammatory events.