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 (trăns-do͞os′, -dyo͞os′, trănz-)
tr.v. trans·duced, trans·duc·ing, trans·duc·es
1. To convert (input energy of one form) into output energy of another form.
2. To transmit (a signal) within a cell or from the exterior of a cell to its interior.
3. To transfer (genetic material or characteristics) from one cell to another. Used of a bacteriophage or plasmid.

[Back-formation from transducer.]


vb (tr)
1. (Electronics) electronics (of a microphone, electric motor, etc) to cause the conversion of energy from one form into another
2. (Genetics) genetics to cause the transfer by a bacteriophage of genetic material from one bacterium to another


(trænsˈdus, -ˈdyus, trænz-)

v.t. -duced, -duc•ing.
1. to convert (energy) from one form into another.
2. to cause transduction in.
[1945–50; back formation from transducer or transduction]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.transduce - cause transduction (of energy forms)
convert, change over - change from one system to another or to a new plan or policy; "We converted from 220 to 110 Volt"
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An adeno-associated viral vector was used to transduce neurons and caused significant gene product secretion.
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A common pathway counters a belief among many researchers that different tastes require distinct machinery within the cell to transduce their signals to the brain, which processes taste perceptions.
In this experiment, the Murine Leukemia Virus (MLV) pseudotyped with the Vesicular Stomatitis Virus glycoprotein (VSVg) was used to transduce the NeoR and HygroR within a 293 cell line, human embryonic kidney cell line.
This causes a change in the receptor, allowing it to transduce signals into the receiving cell.
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