electroporation

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electroporation

[i‚lek·trō·pə′rā·shən]
(biology)
The application of electric pulses to increase the permeability of cell membranes.
(cell and molecular biology)
The application of electric pulses to animal cells or plant protoplasts to increase membrane permeability.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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