transfect


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trans·fec·tion

 (trăns-fĕk′shən)
n.
Introduction of a segment of DNA or RNA into a eukaryotic cell by means of one of a variety of physical or chemical methods or through viral infection.


trans·fect′ v.

transfect

(trænsˈfɛkt)
vb
(Genetics) (tr) to bring about transfection in
[from trans- + (in)fect]

transfect


Past participle: transfected
Gerund: transfecting

Imperative
transfect
transfect
Present
I transfect
you transfect
he/she/it transfects
we transfect
you transfect
they transfect
Preterite
I transfected
you transfected
he/she/it transfected
we transfected
you transfected
they transfected
Present Continuous
I am transfecting
you are transfecting
he/she/it is transfecting
we are transfecting
you are transfecting
they are transfecting
Present Perfect
I have transfected
you have transfected
he/she/it has transfected
we have transfected
you have transfected
they have transfected
Past Continuous
I was transfecting
you were transfecting
he/she/it was transfecting
we were transfecting
you were transfecting
they were transfecting
Past Perfect
I had transfected
you had transfected
he/she/it had transfected
we had transfected
you had transfected
they had transfected
Future
I will transfect
you will transfect
he/she/it will transfect
we will transfect
you will transfect
they will transfect
Future Perfect
I will have transfected
you will have transfected
he/she/it will have transfected
we will have transfected
you will have transfected
they will have transfected
Future Continuous
I will be transfecting
you will be transfecting
he/she/it will be transfecting
we will be transfecting
you will be transfecting
they will be transfecting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been transfecting
you have been transfecting
he/she/it has been transfecting
we have been transfecting
you have been transfecting
they have been transfecting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been transfecting
you will have been transfecting
he/she/it will have been transfecting
we will have been transfecting
you will have been transfecting
they will have been transfecting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been transfecting
you had been transfecting
he/she/it had been transfecting
we had been transfecting
you had been transfecting
they had been transfecting
Conditional
I would transfect
you would transfect
he/she/it would transfect
we would transfect
you would transfect
they would transfect
Past Conditional
I would have transfected
you would have transfected
he/she/it would have transfected
we would have transfected
you would have transfected
they would have transfected
References in periodicals archive ?
Tenders are invited for Supply Of Pooled Shrna Arrayed Libraries For Complete Set Of Human Genes Provided In Ready To Transfect Viral Vectors And Orf Overexpression Vectors For Selected 100 Genes.
The hek 293 cells are very easy to work with, which means they can be straightforwardly grow in culture and to transfect, and are very popular as hosts for gene expression.
Transfection in hard to transfect cells is the need of hour and it is a major challenge.
Furthermore, monolayer models consisting of a double (and triple) transfect are now commercially available; for example, MDCK11 cells transfected with both OATP and BCRP.
A key step in bringing this vector to the clinic was to demonstrate that it is both safe and feasible to transfect the vector into human stem cells and for the RNA molecules to persist in the immune cells of the patient.
The Helios is designed to transfect in vivo cells and has a pressure range of 100-600 psi.
The ability to transiently transfect 2E11 mammalian cells with RNA or DNA using a single 30 minute run is unique in the industry and aligns perfectly with Paragon's expertise in protein, virus, and vaccine production.
Plasmid: a ring of" DNA that replicates on its own and is usually found in bacteria; plasmids can be used to transfect (see below) cells with desired genes.
The growing market for recombinant protein boosts the development of transfection technologies; biopharmaceutical companies are looking for technologies in hard to transfect cells in order to maximize production and product efficiency.