"Prophages" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
MeSH information
Genomes of temperate BACTERIOPHAGES integrated into the DNA of their bacterial host cell. The prophages can be duplicated for many cell generations until some stimulus induces its activation and virulence.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Prophages" by people in this website by year, and whether "Prophages" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 353 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 33 publications in 2013
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