transitive verb see microinjection

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  • microinject — /muy kroh in jekt /, v.t. Biol. to inject into a single cell or cell part. [1975 80; MICRO + INJECT] * * * …   Universalium

  • microinject — verb To inject with a micropipette. See Also: microinjection …   Wiktionary

  • microinject — verb Biology inject (a substance) into a microscopic object. Derivatives microinjection noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • microinject — mi·cro·inject …   English syllables

  • microinject — ¦mīkrōˌ transitive verb Etymology: micr + inject : to subject to or use in microinjection …   Useful english dictionary

  • P element — A P element is a transposon that is present specifically in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster and is used widely for mutagenesis and the creation of genetically modified flies used for genetic research. The P element gives rise to a phenotype …   Wikipedia

  • microinjection — noun Date: 1921 injection under the microscope; specifically injection by means of a micropipette into a tissue or a single cell • microinject transitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Ralph L. Brinster — (1932) is an internationally renowned American geneticist and Richard King Mellon Professor of Reproductive Physiology at the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. [ [http://www.vet.upenn.edu/faculty/brinster/ Ralph L.… …   Wikipedia

  • microinjection — [mī΄krō in jek′shən] n. an injection made by means of a very thin needle and with the aid of a microscope, as, for example, to insert genetic material into a cell microinject vt …   English World dictionary

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