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Exploring Electrophoresis and Forensics Demo Kit

Item # 211012

  • Introduces advanced concepts of PCR and DNA fingerprinting
  • Gels can be run in 45 minutes with five 9-V batteries or overnight with one battery
  • Introduces forensic techniques
  • Can be adapted for use with activities in the National Council for Agricultural Education's Biotechnology for Plants, Animals, and the Environment (#212217)

Price

$74.50

In stock and available to ship.

Intermediate - Easy to perform; requires some background knowledge.

  • Introduces advanced concepts of PCR and DNA fingerprinting
  • Gels can be run in 45 minutes with five 9-V batteries or overnight with one battery
  • Introduces forensic techniques
  • Can be adapted for use with activities in the National Council for Agricultural Education's Biotechnology for Plants, Animals, and the Environment (#212217)
This technically simple experiment simulates the use of DNA in forensic investigations. Students cast agarose gels, load predigested DNA, and perform electrophoresis. They use the banding patterns of the DNA in the gel to compare the DNA fingerprints of 2 suspects with evidence and victim DNA.

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Product Families Featuring This Item:

 
Components Qty Included?
Pipetting Devices 1 Included
Electrophoresis-Chamber 1 Included
4-Well Comb 1 Included
Pairs of Leads 1 Included
Carbon-Fiber Sheets (11 x 10 cm) 1 Included
30 mL (0.8%) Agarose Included
75 mL 20x TBE 1 Included
50 mL CarolinaBLU™ Stain (concentrate) 1 Included
Suspect 1 DNA (20-µL tubes) 2 Included
Suspect 2 DNA (20-µL tubes) 2 Included
Victim DNA (20-µL tubes) 2 Included
Evidence DNA ((20-µL tubes) 2 Included
Tips 6 Included
Teacher Instructions 1 Included
Student Instructions 1 Included
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