Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Medical Dictionary

Northern blot

play
noun North·ern blot \ˈnȯr-thərn-\

Medical Definition of Northern blot

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

Northern blotting

\-ˈblät-iŋ\play noun



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Northern blot? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to destroy or remove completely

Get Word of the Day daily email!