Transduce definition

trăns-do͝os, -dyo͝os, trănz-
To convert (energy, an electronic signal, etc.) into another form.
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To convert (input energy of one form) into output energy of another form.
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To transfer (genetic material or characteristics) from one bacterial cell to another. Used of a bacteriophage or plasmid.
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(genetics) To bring about transduction of (genetic material)
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To transmit a signal within a cell or from the exterior of a cell to its interior.
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To transfer genetic material or characteristics from one cell to another. Used of a bacteriophage or plasmid.
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To convert energy from one form to another.
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(biology) To transfer genetic material from one bacterial cell to another.
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Origin of transduce

  • Back-formation from transducer

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition