Femtosecond cellular transfection using a non diffracting light beam

X. Tsampoula, V. Garcés-Chávez, M. Comrie, D. J. Stevenson, B. Agate, C. T.A. Brown, F. Gunn-Moore, K. Dholakia

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Foreign DNA introduction inside the living cell has been demonstrated using a Bessel beam. This obviates the need to locate precisely the cell membrane permitting two-photon photoporation along a line leading to successful transfection.

Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Jan 1
EventBiomedical Optics, BIOMED 2008 - St. Petersburg, FL, United States
Duration: 2008 Mar 162008 Mar 19


OtherBiomedical Optics, BIOMED 2008
CountryUnited States
CitySt. Petersburg, FL

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biomaterials
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Tsampoula, X., Garcés-Chávez, V., Comrie, M., Stevenson, D. J., Agate, B., Brown, C. T. A., Gunn-Moore, F., & Dholakia, K. (2008). Femtosecond cellular transfection using a non diffracting light beam. BMD60. Paper presented at Biomedical Optics, BIOMED 2008, St. Petersburg, FL, United States. https://doi.org/10.1364/biomed.2008.bmd60