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Designed to match traditional AP® Biology Lab 6. It’s easy to teach students the basics of DNA gel electrophoresis and analysis with this classic lab. Using convenient pre-cut DNA fragments, students electrophorese, stain, and visualize uncut lambda DNA (control) and DNA predigested with EcoRI and HindIII (standard molecular weight marker). They then determine the sizes of the DNA fragments. Enough materials for 4 teams of students.
Students electrophorese pre-cut DNA fragmentsa classic lab
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|Lambda DNA, 20 μL||4||Included|
|Lambda DNA cut with EcoR1, 20 μL||4||Included|
|Lambda DNA cut with HindIII, 20 μL||4||Included|
|CarolinaBLU™ Final Stain, 250 mL||1||Included|
|CarolinaBLU™ Gel and Buffer Stain, 7 mL||1||Included|
|TAE Buffer, 50 mL||1||Included|
|Agarose, 2.4 g||1||Included|
|Needle-nose Transfer Pipets||16||Included|
|Semilog Graph Paper||4||Included|
|Teacher's Manual and Reproducible Student Guide||1||Included|
|Gel Electrophoresis Chambers||4||Needed, Not included|
|Power Supplies||4||Needed, Not included|
|Racks for Samples||4||Needed, Not included|
|Graduated Cylinder, 1 L||1||Needed, Not included|
|Flask, 1 L||1||Needed, Not included|
|Container, 2.5 L||1||Needed, Not included|
|Water Bath, 60°C||1||Needed, Not included|
|Microwave, Hot Plate, or Boiling Water Bath||1||Needed, Not included|
|Permanent Markers||4||Needed, Not included|
|Masking Tape||Needed, Not included|
|Distilled Water||Needed, Not included|
|Aluminum Foil||Needed, Not included|
|Microcentrifuge or Preparatory Centrifuge (optional)||Needed, Not included|
|White-light Box, Slide Viewer, or Overhead Projector (optional)||Needed, Not included|
|Plastic Bag or Container with Lid (optional)||Needed, Not included|
|Camera (optional)||Needed, Not included|
Carolina Biological and the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory's DNA Learning Center (DNALC) have partnered together since 1986 to make molecular genetics and biotechnology more accessible to students globally. Focused on creating innovative classroom activities that give students the opportunity to go hands-on with DNA and explore the core principles of genetics. Together we have constantly worked to increase the accessibility of many key scientific breakthroughs for classrooms globally, including such techniques as PCR, DNA Sequencing, and RNAi.
Bringing a Carolina and DNALC kit into your classroom introduces your students to the experience of scientific research on its highest level, in some cases Nobel Prize winning research, with ease and simplicity. Each kit features in-depth background information, classroom tested protocols, pre-packaged materials, and the knowledgeable technical support of the Carolina Biological team. Our wide selection of kits in this series offers educators' unmatched opportunities to bring biotechnology or genetics into their classroom, with a best in class product.
At Carolina, we believe that innovative research doesn't just belong in a lab—it belongs in your classroom.
The DNA Learning Center (DNALC) is the world's first science center devoted entirely to genetics education and is an operating unit of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, an important center for molecular genetics research. The mission of the DNA Learning Center is to prepare students and families to thrive in the gene age. We envision a day when all elementary students are exposed to principles of genetics and disease risk; when all high school students have the opportunity to do hands-on experiments with DNA; and when all families have access to genetic information they need to make informed health care choices.
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