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Carolina BioKits®: Drosophila

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$54.00 - $134.00 View Details

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. Each kit is designed for students working in groups of 4.

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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

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. Each kit is designed for students working in groups of 4: 8-Station Kit for a class of 32, 4-Station Kit for a class of 16, and 1-Station Kit for a group of 4.

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). Order the kit with the perishable materials included or with a prepaid coupon to request perishables later at your convenience.

 
 
 

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