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An adaptation of the Southern blot procedure, used to identify specific amino-acid sequences in proteins.
- ‘The Western blotting procedure has been described previously.’
- ‘The proteins were detected by Western blots using antibodies specific for these proteins and three independent blots were analyzed.’
- ‘Southern blots and Western blots were used to confirm correct tagging and protein expression.’
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