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trans·duce

(tranz-dūs'),
To effect transduction.

transduce

(trăns-do͞os′, -dyo͞os′, trănz-)
tr.v. trans·duced, trans·ducing, trans·duces
1. To transmit (a signal) within a cell or from the exterior of a cell to its interior.
2. To transfer (genetic material or characteristics) from one cell to another. Used of a bacteriophage or plasmid.
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The current study describes in detail the biochemical signal transduction cascades that ephrins can transduce into their cell.
In other words, these smart polymers can detect, transduce, and, sometimes, amplify a chemical or physical information into an optical or electrical signal.
The possibility that G proteins and the PI/DAG/PKC pathway transduce signals that modify responses of larvae to the metamorphic cue, as in Hallotis rufescens (Trapido-Rosenthal and Morse, 1985; Baxter and Morse, 1987), cannot be eliminated, however.
The primary aim of this study is to determine the ability of our vector to generate viral particles that can be used to transduce target cells.
Their better-known cousins, the membrane channels that transduce chemical or electrical stimuli, fall into three basic building plans: arrangements of four, five, or six subunits with a central axis of symmetry forming an aqueous passageway through the lipid bilayer of the cell membrane - the channel pore.
Objective: Piezoelectric materials transduce electrical voltage into mechanical strain and vice-versa, which makes them ubiquitous in sensors, actuators, and energy harvesting systems.
Washington, June 8 ( ANI ): Johns Hopkins researchers have, for the first time, determined the function of a series proteins within the mosquito that transduce a signal that enables the mosquito to fight off infection from the parasite that causes malaria in humans.
Lentivirus can effectively transduce both dividing and non-dividing mammalian cells, and integrate into the host genome, allowing stable long-term, high-level gene expression both in vivo and in vitro.
AAV vectors containing different AAV capsid serotypes have been reported to transduce certain tissues more efficiently and with different specificity.
Transduce (transduction): referring to the transfer of genetic material from one organism to another by a genetic vector, such as a virus or plasmid (see above).
Although the resulting magnetic field is one-twenty thousandth as strong as a refrigerator magnet, ants appear to perceive the geomagnetic information through a magnetic sensor (the dirt particles), transduce it in a signal to the nervous system and then to the brain.
The gene can transduce muscle cells to make coagulation Factor IX without causing an immunologic reaction, she said, but high doses of the gene are needed to produce meaningful amounts of the protein in every patient.