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trans·fec·tion

(trans-fek'shŭn),
A method of gene transfer using infection of a cell with nucleic acid (as from a retrovirus) resulting in subsequent viral replication in the transfected cell.
[trans- + infection]

transfection

(trăns-fĕk′shən)
n.
Introduction of a segment of DNA or RNA into a eukaryotic cell by means of one of a variety of physical or chemical methods or through viral infection.

trans·fect′ v.

transfection

[-fek′shən]
Etymology: L, trans + inficere, to taint
the process by which a bacterial cell is infected with purified DNA or RNA isolated from a virus after a specific pretreatment. Acute transfection is short-term infection. transfect, v.

trans·fec·tion

(trans-fek'shŭn)
A method of gene transfer using infection of a cell with nucleic acid (as from a retrovirus) resulting in subsequent viral replication in the transfected cell.
[trans- + infection]

transfection

Gene transfer by infection of a cell with nucleic acid by a virus, followed by viral replication in the affected cell.

transfection

a method of introducing the purified DNA of a VIRUS into CELLS.

trans·fec·tion

(trans-fek'shŭn)
A method of gene transfer using infection of a cell with nucleic acid (as from a retrovirus) resulting in subsequent viral replication in the transfected cell.
[trans- + infection]

transfection

an introduction of free DNA into a cell.
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Transfect (transfection): refirring to the introduction and incorporation of outside DNA (eg, from a virus) into a cell.
We constructed and used TB-4 recombinant AAV to transfect human NP cells directly and have clearly demonstrated that our recombinant AAV transfection technique was able to highly and stably express TB-4 in human NP cells, which may provide a new pathway for innovation in the treatment of IVD degenerative diseases in the field of practical regenerative medicine.
has launched its VLX Large Scale Transfection System with the capability to transfect up to 2E11 cells in less than 30 minutes with high efficiency and high viability, dramatically extending the gram-scale protein bioproduction capabilities of the current MaxCyte instrument product line.
Many of these cell lines that we'd like to use in a cell culture-based vaccine are very hard to transfect with plasmids," says Karen Lacourciere, an influenza program officer at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
Stem cells and primary cells have traditionally proven to be very difficult to transfect.
Three comer-cialized transfection reagents, Lipofectamine 2000 (lipoplex) (Invitrogen, CA, USA), jetPEI (polyplex) (Polyplus, Paris, France) and LyoVec (lipoplex) (Invivogen, CA, USA) were used to transfect the cell lines based on the manufacturer's recommendation.