Which of the following statements correctly distinguishes a "Western" from a "Southern" blot?

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    In a Southern blot, protein is bound to the filter and DNA is used as the probe; in a Western blot, RNA is bound to the filter and DNA is the probe.
     In a Western blot, protein is bound to the filter and DNA is used as the probe; in a Southern blot, RNA is bound to the filter and DNA is the probe.
     In a Southern blot, protein is bound to the filter and antibody is used as the probe; in a Western blot, DNA is bound to the filter and DNA is the probe.
     In a Southern blot, DNA is bound to the filter and DNA is used as the probe; in a Western blot, protein is bound to the filter and antibody is the probe.
asked May 16, 2012 in Microbiology by anonymous
    

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In a Southern blot, DNA is bound to the filter and DNA is used as the probe; in a Western blot, protein is bound to the filter and antibody is the probe.
answered May 17, 2012 by Bioshare ~Top Expert~ (34,070 points)

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