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trans·duc·tion

 (trăns-dŭk′shən, trănz-)
n.
1. The conversion of input energy of one form into output energy of another form.
3. The transfer of genetic material from one cell to another, especially a bacterial cell, through the use of a bacteriophage.

[From Latin transductus, past participle of trānsdūcere, to transfer; see transducer.]

trans·duc′tion·al adj.

transduction

(trænzˈdʌkʃən)
n
(Genetics) genetics the transfer by a bacteriophage of genetic material from one bacterium to another
[C17: from Latin transductiō, variant of trāductiō a leading along, from trādūcere to lead over; see traduce]

trans•duc•tion

(trænsˈdʌk ʃən, trænz-)

n.
the transfer of genetic material from one cell to another by means of a virus.
[1952; trans- + -duction, as in induction, production, etc.]
trans•duc′tant (-tənt) n.
trans•duc′tion•al, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.transduction - (genetics) the process of transfering genetic material from one cell to another by a plasmid or bacteriophage
genetic science, genetics - the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
2.transduction - the process whereby a transducer accepts energy in one form and gives back related energy in a different formtransduction - the process whereby a transducer accepts energy in one form and gives back related energy in a different form; "the transduction of acoustic waves into voltages by a microphone"
microphoning - the transduction of sound waves into electrical waves (by a microphone)
natural action, natural process, action, activity - a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity"
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The full article, "Generation of functional human cardiac progenitor cells by high efficiency protein transduction," can be accessed at http://www.
The chimeric protein contains three polypeptidyl fragments: (a) a first polypeptidyl fragment at the N-terminal end of the chimeric protein that contains a protein transduction domain (PTD) or a fragment thereof having HIV Tat PTD activity; (b) a second polypeptidyl fragment at the C-terminal end of the first polypeptidyl fragment that contains a J-domain or a fragment thereof having heat shock protein 70 (Hsp70)-interacting activity; and (c) a third polypeptidyl fragment at the C-terminal end of the second polypeptidyl fragment that contains a target protein or polypeptide.
Pursuant to the terms of the license agreement, Trojantec has granted Trojan Technologies USA the exclusive global right to commercialize its Antennapedia protein transduction technology within the field of prevention, diagnosis and/or treatment of infectious diseases in humans.

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