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Descriptor English:   Transfection 
Descriptor Spanish:   Transfección 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Transfecção 
Synonyms English:   Transfections  
Tree Number:   E05.393.350.810
Definition English:   The uptake of naked or purified DNA by CELLS, usually meaning the process as it occurs in eukaryotic cells. It is analogous to bacterial transformation (TRANSFORMATION, BACTERIAL) and both are routinely employed in GENE TRANSFER TECHNIQUES. 
Indexing Annotation English:   coordinate with recipient/genet if permitted + specific donor/genet; do not confuse with genetic transvection, an epigenetic phenomenon (index under EPIGENESIS, GENETIC)
See Related English:   Electroporation
Transformation, Bacterial
Transformation, Genetic
History Note English:   78(75); was see under TRANSFORMATION, GENETIC 1975-77 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
CL classification EC economics
ES ethics HI history
IS instrumentation MT methods
ST standards SN statistics & numerical data
TD trends VE veterinary
Record Number:   23489 
Unique Identifier:   D014162 

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