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.

Definition of Western blot in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day ween
Pronunciation: wiːn
verb
be of the opinion; think or suppose