Northern blotting

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Northern blotting

[¦nȯrth·ern ′bläd·iŋ]
(genetics)
Method of ribonucleic acid (RNA) detection and identification in which the intact RNA is separated by size via gel electrophoresis, transferred (blotted) onto nitrocellulose or nylon paper, and then hybridized with labeled DNA probes.
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