Northern blot analysis[nôrˈÞərn]
Northern blot analysis definition by American Heritage Dictionary
nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A technique for identifying specific sequences of RNA in which RNA molecules are separated by electrophoresis, transferred to nitrocellulose, and identified with a suitable probe.
Origin: Playful coinage after Southern blot analysis.
northern blot analysis - Medical Definition
An electrophoretic procedure used to separate and identify RNA fragments.