transduction
noun Etymology: Latin transducere Date: 1947 the action or process of transducing; especially the transfer of genetic material from one microorganism to another by a viral agent (as a bacteriophage) • transductant nountransductional adjective

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  • transduction — [ trɑ̃sdyksjɔ̃; trɑ̃z ] n. f. • 1941; de trans et duction, d apr. conduction ♦ Biol. Transfert génétique entre bactéries s effectuant sous l action d un bactériophage. ● transduction nom féminin (du latin ductio, de ducere, conduire) Transfert d… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Transduction — has different meanings in different fields: * Transduction (biophysics) is the conveyance of energy from a donor electron to a receptor receptor electron, during which the class of energy changes * Transduction (cybernetics) is a process or… …   Wikipedia

  • Transduction — Trans*duc tion, n. [L. transducere, traducere, dictum, to lead across or over. See {Traduce}.] The act of conveying over. [R.] Entick. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transduction — transduction. См. трансдукция. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • transduction — (n.) 1650s, from L. transductionem, noun of action from transducere/traducere (see TRADUCE (Cf. traduce)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • transduction —  Transduction  (Self Generating or Modulating)  Трансдукция   Процесс переноса генетического материала (бактериальной ДНК) из одной клетки в другую с помощью вируса, что приводит к изменению наследственных свойств клеток реципиентов …   Толковый англо-русский словарь по нанотехнологии. - М.

  • transduction — [trans duk′shən, tranzduk′shən] n. [< L transductus, pp. of transducere: see TRANSDUCER] 1. the transfer of energy from one system to another 2. Genetics the transfer of DNA from one bacterium to another by a bacteriophage, which may lead to… …   English World dictionary

  • Transduction — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « transduction », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Transduction peut faire référence à  …   Wikipédia en Français

  • transduction — (1) The transfer of a gene from one bacterium to another by a bacteriophage. In generalized transduction any gene may be transferred as a result of accidental incorporation during phage packaging. In specialized transduction only specific genes… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • transduction — transductant /trans duk teuhnt, tranz /, n. transductional, adj. /trans duk sheuhn, tranz /, n. Genetics. the transfer of genetic material from one cell to another by means of a virus. [1952; TRANS + duction, as in INDUCTION, PRODUCTION, etc.] *… …   Universalium

  • transduction — 1. Genetic: the transfer by means of a viral vector of a DNA sequence from one cell to another. 2. Signal: any process that helps to produce biological responses to events in the environment (e.g. transduction of hormone binding into cellular… …   Glossary of Biotechnology

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