Gene Transfer pp 263-287 | Cite as

Gene Purification by Transfection Methods

  • Angel Pellicer


The transfer of genetic information is relatively common in prokaryotes, but its incidence in mammalians seems to be negligible. Nevertheless, the transfer of genetic traits from one generation to the next is manipulated by farmers to obtain better plant and animal specimens. This primitive transfer has enabled the identification of specific traits and their assignment to a genetic entity.


Gene Transfer Purine Nucleoside Phosphorylase Transfection Method Thymidine Kinase Gene Plasmid Rescue 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Angel Pellicer
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pathology and Kaplan Cancer CenterNew York University Medical CenterNew YorkUSA

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