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The Clinical Measurement Ontology (CMO), Measurement Methods Ontology (MMO), and Experimental Condition Ontology (XCO) are currently being developed at the Rat Genome Database. For more information about these vocabularies please see Shimoyama et al. Three ontologies to define phenotype measurement data. Front Genet. 2012;3:87. Epub 2012 May 28 or contact us (

Term:western blot assay
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Accession:MMO:0000669 term browser browse the term
Definition:An assay in which one or more protein samples are size-, structure-, and/or charge-separated by one- or two-dimensional gel electrophoresis, transferred to a membrane and an immunostaining procedure is used to detect and quantify one or more specific proteins in the sample(s).
Synonyms:related_synonym: protein immunoblot assay
 alt_id: MMO:0000338
 xref: ECO:0000112;   OBI:0000854
 display_synonym: western

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  measurement method 2368
    molecular method 34
      expression assay 12
        protein expression assay 7
          western blot assay 0
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    ex vivo method 1236
      molecular separation method 22
        electrophoresis 5
          gel electrophoresis 0
            western blot assay 0
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