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Descriptor in English: Electroporation
Descriptor in Spanish: Electroporación
Descriptor in Portuguese: Eletroporação
Descriptor in French: Électroporation
Entry term(s): Electropermeabilisation
Tree number(s): E05.200.500.454
E05.242.448
E05.301.500
Scope note: A technique in which electric pulses of intensity in kilovolts per centimeter and of microsecond-to-millisecond duration cause a temporary loss of the semipermeability of CELL MEMBRANES, thus leading to ion leakage, escape of metabolites, and increased uptake by cells of drugs, molecular probes, and DNA.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MT methods
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
History Note: 94
DeCS UI: 31491
Descriptor UI: D018274
Date Established: 1994/01/01
Date of Entry: 1993/06/03
Revision Date: 2015/06/02
Electroporation - Preferred
Concept UI M0027505
Scope note A technique in which electric pulses of intensity in kilovolts per centimeter and of microsecond-to-millisecond duration cause a temporary loss of the semipermeability of CELL MEMBRANES, thus leading to ion leakage, escape of metabolites, and increased uptake by cells of drugs, molecular probes, and DNA.
Preferred term Electroporation
Entry term(s) Electropermeabilisation



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