gene gun

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A device used for high-velocity injection of DNA-coated fragments of gold directly into host tissues, cells, or organelles, resulting in the transformation of virtually any cell. DNA shot into a cell can evoke an immune response protective against an antigen or organism of interest

gene gun

A device used to inject DNA into cells, membrane-bound organelles, or tissues.

gene gun

see BIOLISTICS.
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These methods include chemical treatment (1, 2), electroporation (3, 4), use of biolistic gun (5), polyethylene glycol (6), ultrasound (7), microwave (8) and, hydrogel (9).