Southern blot analysis(redirected from M.E. Southern)
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Southern blot analysis
A technique for identifying specific sequences of DNA in which DNA fragments are separated by electrophoresis, transferred to a nylon or nitrocellulose membrane, and identified with a suitable probe, such as a fragment of single-stranded DNA.
[After Edwin Mallor Southern (born 1938), British biochemist.]
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