Southern blot

noun

: 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

Word History

Etymology

Edwin M. Southern born 1938 British biologist

First Known Use

1981, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Southern blot was in 1981

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“Southern blot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Southern%20blot. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

Southern blot

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