Southern blot

(redirected from Southern blottings)
Also found in: Medical.

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]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
Full browser ?