Peter Leaback wrote:
> I was wondering if there is an analogy in the biological world. When a
> virus infects a cell, I would have thought it would be counter productive
> for a second infection.
Apart from lytic cycles, a stable relationship is mantained by temperate phages in
their bacterial hosts; these are immune to superinfection by the same virus,
because some of the integrated provirus genes are expressed to make a repressor
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