Northern transfer


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Northern transfer

or

Northern blotting

a method for transferring BANDS of RNA, separated by GEL ELECTROPHORESIS, from the electrophoresis gel to a membrane support. The method is named by analogy with SOUTHERN TRANSFER.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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