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Southern blot

noun

Definition of Southern blot

  1. :  a blot consisting of a nitrocellulose or nylon sheet containing spots of DNA for identification by a suitable molecular probe — compare western blot

Southern blotting

noun


Origin and Etymology of southern blot

Edwin M. Southern b1938 British biologist


First Known Use: 1979

Rhymes with southern blot

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Medical Dictionary

Southern blot

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noun South·ern blot \ˈsəth-ərn-\

Medical Definition of Southern blot

  1. :  a blot consisting of a sheet of cellulose nitrate or nylon that contains spots of DNA for identification by a suitable molecular probe—compare northern blot, western blot

Southern blotting

\-ˈblät-iŋ\play noun


Biographical Note for southern blot

Southern

,

Edwin M.

(flourished 1975), British molecular biologist. In 1975 Southern delineated a method for identifying specific DNA sequences that had been previously separated by gel electrophoresis.


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