Southern blot

noun

Definition of Southern blot

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

Other Words from Southern blot

Southern blotting noun

First Known Use of Southern blot

1981, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Southern blot

Edwin M. Southern born 1938 British biologist

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“Southern blot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Southern%20blot. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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Southern blot

noun
South·​ern blot | \ ˈsət͟h-ərn- How to pronounce Southern blot (audio) \

Medical Definition of Southern blot

: 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

Other Words from Southern blot

Southern blotting \ -​ˈblät-​iŋ How to pronounce Southern blot (audio) \ noun

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