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Medical Term:

Southern blot analysis

Pronunciation: sŭdh′ĕrn

Definition: a procedure to separate and identify DNA sequences; DNA fragments are separated by electrophoresis on an agarose gel, transferred (blotted) onto a nitrocellulose or nylon membrane, and hybridized with complementary (labeled) nucleic acid probes.

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