blotting

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blotting

/blot·ting/ (blot´ing) soaking up with or transferring to absorbent material.
The transfer of protein, RNA or DNA molecules from a thick acrylamide or agarose gel to a paper like membrane—usually nylon or nitrocellulose—by capilliarity or an electric field, preserving the spatial arrangement

blotting

a technique used for the detection of DNA, RNA or protein. See northern blot, southern blot, western blot. Called also blot analysis.