protein microinjection

^ http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/MI_0723

Microinjection refers to the process of using a micro needle to insert substances at a microscopic level into a single living cell. It is a simple mechanical process in which an extremely fine micro needle penetrates the cell membrane and sometimes the nuclear envelope and releases proteins. [ http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14755292 ]

Synonyms: prot microinjection

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