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Electropermeabilization at OHSU

Definition
a process in which a significant increase in the electrical conductivity and permeability of the cell plasma membrane caused by an externally applied electrical field. It is usually used in molecular biology as a way of introducing some substance into a cell, such as loading it with a molecular probe, a drug that can change the cell's function, or a piece of coding DNA
Synonyms
Electroporation
Subcategories
Nucleofection
See also: Nucleofection
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Transgenic Mouse Model Shared Resource

Department of Comparative Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, Contact: Fedorov, Lev, Ph.D.

  • BTX ECM 830 electroporator