Electrophoresis and Blotting of DNA
Published Online: 11 MAR 2004
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Tamber, S. and Hancock, R. E. 2004. Electrophoresis and Blotting of DNA. eLS. .
- Published Online: 11 MAR 2004
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DNA electrophoresis and blotting are techniques commonly used to visualize DNA. Electrophoresis uses gels to separate DNA molecules on the basis of size; whereas blotting allows researchers to identify specific DNA fragments on the basis of their sequences.
- DNA detection;
- DNA analysis;
- gel electrophoresis;
- alkaline/Southern blotting;