transfection
noun Etymology: trans- + infection Date: 1964 infection of a cell with isolated viral nucleic acid followed by production of the complete virus in the cell; also the incorporation of exogenous DNA into a cell • transfect transitive verb

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  • Transfection — is the process of introducing nucleic acids into cells by non viral methods [http://www.promega.com/guides/transfxn guide/transfxn.pdf] . The term transformation is preferred to describe non viral DNA transfer in bacteria and non animal… …   Wikipedia

  • transfection — transfection. См. трансфекция. (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.

  • transfection — ● transfection nom féminin Introduction d un fragment d A.D.N. étranger à l intérieur d une cellule, au cours d une expérience, d un traitement par thérapie génique …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • transfection — [trans fek′shən, tranzfek′shən] n. the injection of naked nucleic acids into cells or bacteria so as to infect them, as in cancer research transfect vt …   English World dictionary

  • Transfection — On appelle transfection le processus de transfert de gènes, c est à dire l introduction d ADN exogène dans des cellules eucaryotes, non médié par un virus, par opposition à la transduction. À noter que le terme « transfection » est… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • transfection — The introduction of DNA into a recipient eukaryote cell and its subsequent integration into the recipient cell s chromosomal DNA. Usually accomplished using DNA precipitated with calcium ions though a variety of other methods can be used (eg.… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • transfection — /trans fek sheuhn/, n. Biotech. the insertion into a cell of a bacterial plasmid that contains a foreign virus or genetic material. [1964; TRANS + (IN)FECTION] * * * ▪ biology       a term sometimes used for an infection initiated by using only… …   Universalium

  • transfection — A method of gene transfer utilizing infection of a cell with nucleic acid (as from a retrovirus) resulting in subsequent viral replication in the transfected cell. [trans + infection] * * * trans·fec·tion …   Medical dictionary

  • transfection — noun tɹænzˈfɛkʃən The introduction of foreign DNA into a eukaryotic cell. See Also: transfectant …   Wiktionary

  • transfection — trans·fec·tion …   English syllables

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