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Bacteria Bacteriophage Infection and Calculation!

During Bacteriophage t7 infection of a single e.coli cell 1000 bacteriophage particles are released, one of these particles contains a fragment of e.coli chromosome rather than t7 chr. Will this phage be able to inject its DNA into an e.coli and if so how many t7 particles will be produced by this cell ?

Able to inject its DNA -- No. of particles produced
A) Yes -- 1000
B) Yes -- 100
C) Yes -- 1
D) Yes -- 0
E) No -- 0
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Mahaba, Amenah,

where is this question from?
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well.....the answer is here with possible explanation
the phage virus can infect another cell and that chromosome becomes part of newly infected e coli
but no new t7 particles will be generated here the new cell shall be
somewhat like the original e coli not like bacteriophage
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