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What happens during the lytic cycle?

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William Cain on November 19, 2018

In the lytic cycle of a virus that has invaded and entered in a cell leads to the cell's replication mechanism. The virus makes viral DNA and viral proteins. The virus then lyses (ruptures) the cell membrane, allowing the new production of viruses to leave the now disintergrated cell to infect other new cells.The lytic cycle is considered to be the main method of viral replication. It is even more common than the cycle lysogenic. It has helped scientists to better understand how the immune system responds to pathogens.


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