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1. In vitro
In vitro means, literally, "in glass"; a biologic or biochemical process occurring outside a living organism.

2. In vitro assay
An experimental trial (involving biological matter) which is done in test tubes or on Petri plates ( in vitro ) rather than within a living organism.

3. In vitro fertilization (IVF)
(Literally, "in glass") Fertilization outside the body in a laboratory; the term "test tube baby" is inaccurate since fertilization occurs in a small circular dish, not a test tube.

4. In vitro mutagenesis
Causing mutation s to develop in cell s from a tissue culture by exposing the cells to mutagen s.

5. In vitro packaging
The packaging of the DNA of a virus into a capsid (outer protein coat of a virus) which forms from components in a laboratory mixture (as opposed to within a host organism, where viral packaging normally occurs).

6. In vitro protein synthesis
Translation of an mRNA molecule into polypeptide s within a laboratory mixture which contains ribosome s and all of the necessary components (as opposed to translation within a living cell , where protein synthesis normally occurs).

7. In vitro replication
Replication (the making of copies) of a DNA molecule within a laboratory mixture which contains all of the necessary enzyme s and components (as opposed to replication within a living cell , where it normally occurs).

8. In vitro transcription / in vitro translation
The transcription of a DNA molecule into mRNA molecules, and the subsequent translation of the mRNA molecules into polypeptide s, within a laboratory mixture which contains ribosome s, enzyme s, and all of the necessary components (as opposed to transcription and translation within a living cell , where they normally occur).

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