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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I met Voytas at the startup's greenhouse outside of Minneapolis, where he showed me fluid-mixing robots and a tall gene gun that fires the DNA into a plant cell.
In Scotts' newer grasses, for instance, the foreign genetic material comes only from other plants and is inserted with a gene gun rather than by the bacterium.
Microseeding gene therapy: The therapeutic DNA is directly introduced into target cells using a gene gun.
En el presente trabajo de investigacion se reportan las condiciones optimas de inoculacion por el metodo de biobalistica de un Begomovirus bipartita en plantas de tomate y tabaco utilizando un pistola genica de baja presion (Helios Gene Gun System, BioRad[R]).
Once they've hit on the ones that produce the best glowing properties, they will put those retooled DNA into normal seeds with a gene gun (which is exactly what it sounds like), grow those plants and ship them to backers.
Global Transfection (Gene Delivery, DNA Delivery, Protein Delivery, SiRNA Delivery) Technologies (Lipofection, Calcium Phosphate, Electroporation, Nucleofection, Magnetofection, Gene Gun, Viral) Market (2012 - 2017)
Physical methods such as microinjection (16), gene gun (17), (18) and electroporation (19), (20) are carrier-free gene delivery techniques that employ the use of a physical force to permeate the cell membrane and facilitate intracellular transfer of naked DNA.
In the study, snippets of DNA were delivered into skin instructor cells by a device known as a gene gun.
Down through the years, his perspective shifts through such matters as setting the standard at Mombasa, the constructive spirit of Nyeri, bombarding cells with the gene gun, the tropics as a handicap for farmers in the lowlands in November 2002, confronting the laws of the market, in the headlock of multinational patents and licenses, fighting hunger with education in Mbere in 2005, and the 2008 self-made prosperity of a farmer near Embu.
In the current study a comparison with the gene gun delivery method also indicated that the MedPulser gene delivery system performed as good as or better than the gene gun in inducing immune responses capable of clearing liver cells expressing hepatitis C virus proteins.
The second method of gene insertion uses a gene gun.