Blot, Western


Blot, Western
A technique in molecular biology, used to separate and identify proteins. Called a Western blot merely because it has some similarity to a Southern blot (which is named after its inventor, the British biologist M.E. Southern). There is also a Northern blot.

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  • Western blot, Western blotting — SYN: W. analysis …   Medical dictionary

  • Western blot — A technique in molecular biology, used to separate and identify proteins. Called a Western blot merely because it has some similarity to a Southern blot (which is named after its inventor, the British biologist M.E. Southern). There is also a… …   Medical dictionary

  • blot — See Northern b. analysis, Southern b. analysis, Western b. analysis, zoo b. analysis. * * * Bimodality Lung Oncology Trial; British Library of Tape * * * blot blät n a nitrocellulose sheet that contains spots of immobilized macromolecules (as of… …   Medical dictionary

  • blot — I. noun Etymology: Middle English Date: 14th century 1. a soiling or disfiguring mark ; spot 2. a mark of reproach ; moral flaw 3. a usually nitrocellulose or nylon sheet that contains spots of immobilized macromolecules (as of DNA, RNA, or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • western blotting — noun see western blot * * * western blotting noun (immunology) see ↑immunoblot under ↑immune • • • Main Entry: ↑west …   Useful english dictionary

  • Western-Blot — Western Blot, auch Immunblot (engl. Immunoblot) bezeichnet die Übertragung (engl. Blotting) von Proteinen, die anschließend über unterschiedliche Reaktionen nachgewiesen werden können, auf eine Trägermembran. Die Übertragung kann auf… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Western Blot — (Westernblot), auch Immunblot (engl. Immunoblot) bezeichnet die Übertragung (engl. Blotting) von Proteinen auf eine Trägermembran, die anschließend über unterschiedliche Reaktionen nachgewiesen werden können. Die Übertragung kann auf… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Western-blot — Un transfert de protéines[1] (également appelé western blot, protein gel blot(en) ou buvardage de western), est une méthode de biologie moléculaire permettant la détection et l identification de protéines spécifiques dans un échantillon… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Western Blot — Un transfert de protéines[1] (également appelé western blot, protein gel blot(en) ou buvardage de western), est une méthode de biologie moléculaire permettant la détection et l identification de protéines spécifiques dans un échantillon… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Western — may refer to: *Western culture (also called Western civilization), the human cultures of European origin * Western (genre), a category of fiction and visual art centered on the American Old West (Western United States) ** Western fiction, the… …   Wikipedia


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