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Densitometry

Definition(s)

Method of identifying gene dosage or expression by measurement of light absorption on an autoradiogram (film) of a band (or spot) representing a DNA, RNA, or protein sample; useful in detecting duplication mutations and heterozygous deletion mutations

Definition from: GeneReviewsThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. from the University of Washington and the National Center for Biotechnology Information

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: November 17, 2014