The Transfection Basics resource collection provides an overview of transfection, including general information on various transfection technologies, considerations for successful transfection experiments, and selecting the appropriate transfection method for your cell line and experimental needs.

Application notes

Transfection application notes present research applications and proof-of-concept experiments involving Thermo Scientific™, Invitrogen™, and Gibco™ products from our cell biology portfolio.

If you're looking to learn about methods and techniques to achieve improved transfection, tested protocols, or descriptions of various techniques (and their trade-offs), you are likely to find such answers among these application notes.

Virtual lab

The “Cell Culture Basics—Transfection” virtual training lab is an introduction to transfection covering many topics, including:

  • Overview of common transfection delivery methods
  • Conducting positive and negative controls
  • Performing a lipid-based transfection
  • Performing an electroporation transfection
  • Analyzing cells

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Transfection handbook

This handbook outlines a collection of superior transfection and genome engineering products designed to work together to help answer research questions faster and with less effort.

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Transfection protocol calculator

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Transfection protocols

Videos

Plasmid DNA transfection protocol

siRNA transfection protocol