Definition of Western blot in English:

Western blot

Line breaks: West|ern blot

noun

Biochemistry
An adaptation of the Southern blot procedure, used to identify specific amino-acid sequences in proteins: the sample could not be confirmed positive by Western blot [count noun]: protein interactions on Western blots
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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