Gene transfer into cells from solid surfaces and its application to in vivo systems

Takuro Niidome, Kosuke Yakumaru, Atsushi Shiotani, Shuzo Yamashita, Yoshiki Katayama

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Abstract

Plasmid DNA adsorbed onto a glass surface could be transferred into cells by pressing the glass onto the cells, and the gene encoded in the DNA was expressed in the cells. This novel transfection technique will be applicable to the preparation of cell microarray systems and for gene delivery mediated by a solid medical device such as a stent.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)36-37
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Volume38
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 20 2009

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)

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