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Western blot

noun

Definition of Western blot

  1. :  a blot consisting of a sheet of nitrocellulose or nylon that contains spots of protein for identification by a suitable molecular probe and is used especially for the detection of antibodies

Western blotting

noun


Origin and Etymology of western blot

after Southern blot


First Known Use: 1983


Medical Dictionary

Western blot

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noun West·ern blot \ˌwes-tərn-ˈblät\

Medical Definition of Western blot

  1. :  a blot consisting of a sheet of cellulose nitrate or nylon that contains spots of protein for identification by a suitable molecular probe and is used especially for the detection of antibodies—compare northern blot, southern blot

Western blotting

\-ˈblät-iŋ\play noun



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