Definition of Western blot in English:

Western blot

Syllabification: West·ern blot

noun

Biochemistry
  • An adaptation of the Southern blot procedure, used to identify specific amino-acid sequences in proteins.
    More example sentences
    • The proteins were detected by Western blots using antibodies specific for these proteins and three independent blots were analyzed.
    • Southern blots and Western blots were used to confirm correct tagging and protein expression.
    • The Western blotting procedure has been described previously.

Origin

suggested by Southern blot.

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