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What is cell lipofection?

Posted February 19, 2020


Answer

Cell lipofection, sometimes referred to as 'lipid transfection' is the method of nucleic acid or protein delivery into cells using a lipid complex to cross the cell membrane, via either endocytosis or fusion. A great deal of optimization is necessary, as the procedure efficiency varies widely based on cell line, biological payload cytotoxicity, and other factors.

Additional resources

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