Southern blot

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South′ern blot′



n.
a test for the presence of a specific DNA segment in a sample by observing whether single strands of DNA from the sample will bond with labeled strands from a known segment of the DNA in question.
[after Edwin M. Southern, originator of the test]
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These markers are used by researchers and companies for various applications such as polymerase chain reaction (PCR), northern blotting, southern blotting, and molecular cloning.
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It is classified into PCR, sequencing, northern blotting, southern blotting, molecular cloning, and other nucleic acid applications.