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Gene Transfer Techniques MeSH Descriptor Data 2023

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Gene Transfer Techniques
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note category: do not confuse with GENE TRANSFER, HORIZONTAL
Scope Note
The introduction of functional (usually cloned) GENES into cells. A variety of techniques and naturally occurring processes are used for the gene transfer such as cell hybridization, LIPOSOMES or microcell-mediated gene transfer, ELECTROPORATION, chromosome-mediated gene transfer, TRANSFECTION, and GENETIC TRANSDUCTION. Gene transfer may result in genetically transformed cells and individual organisms.
Entry Term(s)
Gene Delivery Systems
Gene Transfer Technique
NLM Classification #
QU 550
Previous Indexing
Transfection (1988-1993)
See Also
Genetic Therapy
Public MeSH Note
2001; see GENE TRANSFER 1994-2000; see TRANSFECTION 1988-93
History Note
2001(1994); use TRANSFECTION 1988-93
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Gene Transfer Techniques Preferred
Gene Delivery Systems Related
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