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  • n  (genetics) the process of transfering genetic material from one cell to another by a plasmid or bacteriophage
  • n  the process whereby a transducer accepts energy in one form and gives back related energy in a different form
    the transduction of acoustic waves into voltages by a microphone

  • Since then Ullrich has been on a quest to battle cancer by concentrating on signal transduction, a means of communication between cells in the human body.
  • A native of New York City, he went from Columbia to graduate work at the University of Wisconsin, where he and Nobelist Joshua Lederberg co-discovered transductionthe process by .
  • His work on this process, known as transduction, won him a Nobel Prize.

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