Definition of immunoblotting in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɪmjʊnəʊblɒtɪŋ/


[mass noun] Biochemistry
A technique for analysing or identifying proteins in a mixture, involving separation by electrophoresis followed by staining with antibodies.
Example sentences
  • Fraction purities were assessed by a combination of Coomassie staining and immunoblotting of electrophoretically separated proteins.
  • Cells were harvested and protein extracts were prepared for immunoprecipitation and immunoblotting with the indicated antibodies.
  • Extraction of total soluble protein from tobacco leaves and immunoblotting using the above antibody was carried out according to standard protocols.

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