viral transduction

viral transduction

Gene therapy A method of gene insertion in which a modified virus infects a cell of interest, introducing viral genome containing the foreign genes. Cf Physical transfection.
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The scientists used immortalised liver cells without the ability to perform metabolism, and applied viral transduction to "infect" the cells with viruses that have specific drug-metabolising genes leading to the expression of drug-metabolising enzymes.
Using a technique called viral transduction, they then introduced DNA that codes for sodium channels into the ESC-derived OPCs.