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Carolina BioKits®: Drosophila 8-Station Kit (with prepaid coupon)

Item # 171967 Exclusive

For a class of 32 students working in groups of 4. Using this kit, your students learn the basic principles of inheritance within a population of 1 of the most widely used model organisms, Drosophila melanogaster. Students observe how mutations are passed from 1 generation to the next and then construct a hypothesis describing the mode of inheritance. Note: Kit contains your choice of 2 parental Drosophila cultures.

Price

$134.00

In stock and available to ship.

Beginning—Easy to perform; requires little or no prior knowledge.

  • Great introduction to Drosophila
  • Excellent hands-on experience with Mendelian genetics
  • Strong reinforcement of organism life cycles and development

For a class of 32 students working in groups of 4. Using this kit, your students learn the basic principles of inheritance within a population of 1 of the most widely used model organisms, Drosophila melanogaster. Students observe how mutations are passed from 1 generation to the next and then construct a hypothesis describing the mode of inheritance.

Note: Kit contains your choice of 2 parental Drosophila cultures. Choose from the following parental strains: wild type; Bar; white; eyeless; apterous; brown; dumpy; vestigial; ebony; sepia; wrinkled; yellow; forked attached; white(1)/apterous(2); Curly/Plum(2); and Dichaete/Stubble(3). Keep Drosophila cultures at room temperature; do not refrigerate. Please order at least 2 weeks in advance of desired ship date.

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Components Qty Included?
Parental Strain Culture 1 4 Included
Parental Strain Culture 2 4 Included
FlyNap® Kit 2 Included
Formula 4-24® Instant Drosophila Medium, 1L 1 Included
Culture Vials 48 Included
Vial Plugs 48 Included
Vial Labels 48 Included
Sorting Brushes 16 Included
Sorting Cards Pack 1 Included
Carolina™ Drosophila Manual 9 Included
Teacher's Manual with Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Stereomicroscopes 8 Needed, Not included
Sealable Containers (for morgues) 2 Needed, Not included
Marking Pens 8 Needed, Not included
Disinfectant (70% ethanol or bleach) Needed, Not included

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