Gene transfer by the use of laser-induced stress wave: Cell type dependence of transfection efficiency

Mitsuhiro Terakawa, Shunichi Sato, Hiroshi Ashida, Minoru Obara

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We demonstrated that gene can be transfected to various types of cell lines by the use of laser-induced stress waves. The effect of cellular heating was also investigated, showing the different characteristics between nonmalignant cells and malignant cells.

Original languageEnglish
Article number58630E
Pages (from-to)1-5
Number of pages5
JournalProgress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Dec 19
EventTherapeutic Laser Applications and Laser-Tissue Interactions II - Munich, Germany
Duration: 2005 Jun 122005 Jun 16


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Biomaterials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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