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"Transfection" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The uptake of naked or purified DNA by CELLS, usually meaning the process as it occurs in eukaryotic cells. It is analogous to bacterial transformation (TRANSFORMATION, BACTERIAL) and both are routinely employed in GENE TRANSFER TECHNIQUES.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Transfection" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Transfection" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 3681 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 254 publications in 2001
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