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Carolina ChemKits®: Qualitative Analysis of Proteins and Amino Acids Kit

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Grades 9–12. In this experiment, students learn the common chemical structure of amino acids, how amino acids differ in chemical structure, and how amino acids form proteins. Students use chemical tests to classify 5 unknown substances as amino acids or proteins, then identify the particular amino acid in the unknown. Students investigate the optimum conditions for protein digestion in the human body and determine the amount of protein in milk samples they provide.

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Grades 9-12. In this experiment, students learn the common chemical structure of amino acids, how amino acids differ in chemical structure, and how amino acids form proteins. Students use chemical tests to classify 5 unknown substances as amino acids or proteins, then identify the particular amino acid in the unknown. Students investigate the optimum conditions for protein digestion in the human body and determine the amount of protein in milk samples they provide. Instructional materials show the complete chemical structure for the 20 common amino acids.

Materials are sufficient for 32 students working in groups of 4.

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Components Qty Included?
Albumin Powder, 29.2 g 1 Included
Gelatin Powder, 10 g 1 Included
Tyrosine Powder, 5 g 1 Included
Tryptophan Powder, 5 g 1 Included
Arginine Powder, 5 g 1 Included
Glycine Powder, 5 g 1 Included
Pepsin Powder, 0.5 g 1 Included
Pipets 100 Included
6 M Nitric Acid, 30 mL 2 Included
3 M Sodium Hydroxide, 15 mL 4 Included
Alpha-Napthol Solution, 1%, 30 mL 2 Included
Sodium Hypochlorite Solution, 13%, 15 mL 2 Included
Biuret Reagent, 30 mL 4 Included
Ninhydrin Reagent, 0.1%, 100 mL 2 Included
1 M Hydrochloric Acid, 30 mL 2 Included
0.1 M Acetic Acid, 4 oz 1 Included
pH Paper, Double Roll 1 Included
pH Color Charts 10 Included
Teacher's Manual with Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Containers, 100 mL 5 Needed, Not Included
Test Tube Racks 8 Needed, Not Included
Bunsen Burners (with ring stands, clamps, and wire gauzes) 8 Needed, Not Included
Clay Triangles 8 Needed, Not Included
Beakers, 50 mL 8 Needed, Not Included
Beakers, 250 mL 16 Needed, Not Included
Graduated Cylinders 8 Needed, Not Included
Test Tube Clamps 16 Needed, Not Included
Funnels 8 Needed, Not Included
Spatulas 8 Needed, Not Included
Thermometers 8 Needed, Not Included
Glass Rods 8 Needed, Not Included
Stoppers 24 Needed, Not Included
Test Tubes Needed, Not Included
Balances (readable to 0.01 g) Needed, Not Included
Filter Paper Needed, Not Included
Milk, 1 qt Needed, Not Included
Distilled Water Needed, Not Included
Laboratory Markers Needed, Not Included
Watch Glasses (optional) Needed, Not Included
Wash Bottles (optional) Needed, Not Included
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