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.
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The publication describes how Argos' process of electroporating dendritic cells (DCs) with antigen-encoding RNA post-maturation, as well as co-electroporating those DCs with messenger RNA for the T cell protein CD40L (PME-CD40L process), generates CTL with the ability to rapidly proliferate, secrete pro-inflammatory mediators, and kill antigen-expressing target cells.
in the area of transdermal applications by claiming, among other things, an electrode assembly useful for electroporating tissue surfaces.