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Exploring Enzymes and Evolution Through Lactose Intolerance Kit

Item # 202270

Provide a hands-on enzyme lab that incorporates real-world aspects about lactose intolerance. This lab integrates topics including evolution, single nucleotide polymorphisms, geography, physiology, and the use of controls. Students test baby formula, milk, and other controls in the presence and absence of lactase, and measure the activity of the enzyme by using glucose test strips. Materials are sufficient for 8 groups of students working in groups of 4.

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$96.25

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Provide a hands-on enzyme lab that incorporates real-world aspects about lactose intolerance. This lab integrates topics including evolution, single nucleotide polymorphisms, geography, physiology, and the use of controls. Students test baby formula, milk, and other controls in the presence and absence of lactase, and measure the activity of the enzyme by using glucose test strips. Materials are sufficient for 8 groups of students working in groups of 4.

 
Components Qty Included?
Sodium Phosphate Buffer pH 4, 25 mL 1 Included
Sodium Phosphate Buffer pH 6, 50 mL 1 Included
Sodium Phosphate Buffer pH 8, 25 mL 1 Included
Sodium Phosphate Buffer pH 9, 25 mL 1 Included
Lactose, 10 g 1 Included
Glucose, 0.3 g 1 Included
Lactase Tablets 12 Included
Glucose Test Strips, Pack of 100 2 Included
Color Charts (for glucose test strips) 6 Included
Dried Milk, 1 qt 1 Included
Dried Baby Formula, 1 Pack 1 Included
Microcentrifuge Tubes 170 Included
Bulb Pipets, 1 mL 200 Included
Teacher’s Manual with Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Distilled or Deionized Water, 250 mL 1 Needed, Not Included
Paper Towels, Roll 1 Needed, Not Included
Bottles with Caps, 100 mL 2 Needed, Not Included
Bottle with Cap, 60 mL 1 Needed, Not Included
Bottle with Cap, 120 mL 1 Needed, Not Included
Tests Tubes with Caps (or other small capped containers, for aliquoting lactase suspension, sodium phosphate/lactose solutions of different pH, milk, baby formula, glucose control solution, and distilled or deionized water) 72 Needed, Not Included
Balance (accurate to 0.01g) 1 Needed, Not Included
Test Tube Racks 8 Needed, Not Included
Permanent Markers 8 Needed, Not Included
Microcentrifuge Tube Racks (optional) 8 Needed, Not Included
Pipetting Device and Pipets (optional, for aliquoting) 8 Needed, Not Included
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