Western blot

noun

Definition of Western blot

: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


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Western blot

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noun West·ern blot \ ˌwes-tərn-ˈblät \

medical Definition of Western blot

: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

play \-ˈblät-iŋ\ noun

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