immunoblot

noun
im·​mu·​no·​blot | \ ˈi-myə-nə-ˌblät How to pronounce immunoblot (audio) , i-ˈmyü-(ˌ)nō- \

Definition of immunoblot

: a blot (such as a Western blot) in which an antibody is typically used as the primary molecular probe

Other Words from immunoblot

immunoblotting \ ˈi-​myə-​nə-​ˌblä-​tiŋ How to pronounce immunoblot (audio) , i-​ˈmyü-​nō \ noun

Examples of immunoblot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Then—if that test result is unclear or is positive, which mine was—additional testing can come in the form of the Western immunoblot assay, which tests for immunoglobulin M (IgM) or immunoglobulin G (IgG) response antibodies. Kate Fridkis, SELF, 14 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of immunoblot

1980, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for immunoblot

immuno- + blot entry 1

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“Immunoblot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/immunoblot. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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immunoblot

noun
im·​mu·​no·​blot | \ i-ˈmyü-nə-ˌblät, ˈim-yə-nə-, ˈim-yə-nō- \

Medical Definition of immunoblot

: a blot (as a Western blot) in which an antibody is typically used as the primary molecular probe

Other Words from immunoblot

immunoblotting noun

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