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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DNA A and DNA B of ToLCNDV isolated from chilies and tomato were infectious and produced leaf curl symptoms when inoculated on Nicotiana benthamiana by biolistic gun method.
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).