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Northern blot

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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



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