biochem a technique for analysing biological molecules, such as proteins (Western blot analysis), DNA (Southern blot analysis), and RNA (Northern blot analysis), involving their separation by gel electrophoresis, transfer to a nitrocellulose sheet, and subsequent analysis by autoradiographyAlso called: blotting
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Lyrics & Lexicon: Grammys 2014Today—in honor of the Grammys—we explore the literary legacies, word origins, and surprising factoids behind some of the expressions and terms in the lyrics that had many of us singing along in 2013. Category: Record of the Year Winner: “Get Lucky,” by Daft Punk This infectious chart-topper lured many onto the dance floor in 2013, but its literary opening lines might’ve inspired a few intrepid …
- blossom into,
- blossom-end rot,
- blot out,
- blotch printing,
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