Science / Genetics / Southern Blotting: A technique for transferring electrophoretically resolved dna segments from an agarose gel to a nitrocellulose filter paper sheet via capillary action: the dna segment of interest is probed with a radioactive, complementary nucleic acid, and its position is determined by autoradiography.
Life Style / Wine Grapes / Southern Home: V.rotundifolia variety (ie. Muscadine) derived from a Summit x FLA P9-15 cross. Currently recommended for growing in Florida, USA as a tablegrape. No other details as yet. MORE
Science / Weather / Southern Oscillation: A periodic reversal of the pressure pattern across the tropical Pacific Ocean during El NiÑo events. It is represents the distribution of temperature and pressure over an oceanic area. MORE
Science / Genetics / Western Blotting Analysis: A technique used to identify a specific protein: the probe is a radioactively labeled antibody raised against the protein in question. MORE
Business / Agriculture / Southern Dairy Compact: An agreement among Southern U.S. states that would allow member states to jointly establish a minimum farm price for fluid milk that is above the federally mandated minimum price level in the region. MORE
Entertainment / Liquor / Southern Comfort: The oldest American liqueur, well known the world over, Southern Comfort is a blend of bourbon, peaches, and peach liqueur. It is dry and strong (100 proof) as liqueurs go. Produced in St. Louis. MORE
Science / Marine Biology / El NiÃ±o-Southern Oscillation (ENSO): Condition in which warm surface water moves into the eastern Pacific, collapsing upwelling and increasing surface-water temperatures and precipitation along the west coast of North and South America MORE