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
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gene gun

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

see BIOLISTICS.
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