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Transfection MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Transfection
Tree Number(s)
E05.393.350.810
G05.728.860
Unique ID
D014162
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014162
Annotation
coordinate with recipient/genet if permitted + specific donor/genet; do not confuse with genetic transvection, an epigenetic phenomenon (index under EPIGENESIS, GENETIC)
Scope Note
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.
NLM Classification #
QU 500
Previous Indexing
Transformation, Genetic (1968-1974)
See Also
Electroporation
Transformation, Bacterial
Transformation, Genetic
Public MeSH Note
78; was see under TRANSFORMATION, GENETIC 1975-77
History Note
78(75); was see under TRANSFORMATION, GENETIC 1975-77
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/05/04
Revision Date
2016/06/17
Transfection Preferred
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