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Transfection of cultured fish cells with exogenous DNA.
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PMID:  22359117     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
We have applied to fish cell cultures the techniques used routinely to introduce exogenous genes into cultured mammalian cells. Using calcium phosphate-mediated transfection, a plasmid containing bacterial aminoglycoside phosphotransferase under the influence of the simian virus 40 early promoter and polyadenylation signal was introduced into several fish cell lines. The plasmid was expressed in these cells in a stable manner, with transfection occurring at a frequency comparable to that seen with mammalian cells. These results suggest that plasmids constructed for use in mammalian cells may be used efficiently in fish systems without further modification and indicate that the advantages of transfection procedures utilized in mammalian systems can also be applied to fish.
A Helmrich; G S Bailey; D W Barnes
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cytotechnology     Volume:  1     ISSN:  0920-9069     ISO Abbreviation:  Cytotechnology     Publication Date:  1988 Jul 
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Created Date:  2012-02-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8807027     Medline TA:  Cytotechnology     Country:  Netherlands    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  215-21     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Environmental Health Sciences Center, Oregon State University, 97331, Corvallis, OR, USA.
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