"Bacteriophage mu" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A temperate coliphage, in the genus Mu-like viruses, family MYOVIRIDAE, composed of a linear, double-stranded molecule of DNA, which is able to insert itself randomly at any point on the host chromosome. It frequently causes a mutation by interrupting the continuity of the bacterial OPERON at the site of insertion.
- Bacteriophage mu
- Phage mu
- mu Phage
- mu Phages
- Coliphage mu
- Enterobacteria phage Mu
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