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A change of ownership from one person or party to another.


1. To sell.

2. To deliver.

3. To change ownership between parties for any reason.


1. To record a change of ownership in a security on the issuer's books.
2. To deliver a security to the buyer's broker by the seller's broker.
Is it difficult to transfer my brokerage account to a different firm?

Transferring an account to another firm is relatively easy. The first step is to open an account at the new firm. Then sign an account transfer form, which will be provided by the new firm. A representative at the new firm should be able to provide assistance if you encounter any difficulties. The transfer should be completed within two weeks.

George Riles, First Vice President and Resident Manager, Merrill Lynch, Albany, GA


In a transfer, a 401(k) or IRA custodian or trustee moves the assets in your existing account directly to the custodian or trustee of your new account.

With a transfer, you don't risk failing to deposit the full amount of your withdrawal within the 60-day deadline for rollovers. And, in the case of a transfer from a 401(k) or similar retirement savings plan, nothing is withheld for income taxes.

In contrast, if you handle the rollover yourself, your employer must withhold 20% of the account value.

When securities are sent to a transfer agent for reregistration of the ownership name, this process is also known as a transfer.

Securities may be registered in the actual, or beneficial, owner's name, or in the name of a nominee, known as street name. Most stocks that are held by brokerage firms for their clients are registered in nominee name on the transfer agent's books.

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Novel interventions like gene transfer are unproven, and investigators who promote the perception that early phase trials are therapeutic mislead their patient-participants.
In order to test the sensitivity of the somatic gene transfer method and the eventual tissue specificity in transcriptional response to TH agonists, we compared responses in caudal muscle or the brain of pretreated tadpoles.
This shows that the widespread mechanism of lateral gene transfer does not interfere with the traditional approach of using family trees to infer relationships.
To enhance the efficiency and overcome the difficulties in transgenic shellfish research, a new gene transfer method--polyethylenimine-mediated sperm-vector (PEI-SV) is proposed and evaluated by transferring a green fluorescent protein reporter gene into the Pacific abalone, Haliotis discus hannai.
Another research project on horizontal gene transfer commissioned by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAFF), the predecessor to the Food Standards Agency, concerns Agrobacterium tumefaciens, the soil bacterium that causes crown gall disease, which has been developed as a major gene transfer vector for making transgenic plants.
Historically, there have been 2 complementary but distinct goals of vascular gene transfer studies in animals.
They note that the levels of hemoglobin achieved with the gene transfer technique "should be of therapeutic benefit in patients with severe defects in hemoglobin production.
For the NIH team, gene transfer into bone marrow hovered stubbornly just short of potential clinical application.
Well-known concepts such as horizontal (lateral) gene transfer, the relationship between virulence and transmission, and pathogenicity islands are discussed extensively.
The methods and compositions enable effective gene transfer and subsequent expression to a majority of cells throughout a solid organ such as the heart.
Intended for advanced undergraduates, graduate students, and established research scientist, this volume reviews the basic methodologies and techniques of gene transfer into animal cells.