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DNALC Human Mitochondrial DNA Kit (AT)

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$190.00 - $230.00 View Details

Students use safe saline mouthwash or hair and Chelex extraction to obtain a sample of their own DNA. Then amplify a 440-nucleotide segment of a hypervariable region of the mitochondrial chromosome, which contains numerous single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs). Each kit contains instructions and materials for 25 students, and is available in 2 versions.

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Advanced - For experienced high school and college classes; requires some technical skill.

Students use safe saline mouthwash or hair and Chelex extraction to obtain a sample of their own DNA. Then amplify a 440-nucleotide segment of a hypervariable region of the mitochondrial chromosome, which contains numerous single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs).

Each kit contains instructions and materials for 25 students, and is available in 2 versions.
  • The First Version, for DNA extraction and amplification only, includes Chelex, proteinase K, Ready-to-go-Beads, (in 0.2- or 0.5-mL reaction tubes), primer/loading dye mix, mineral oil, and DNA markers.
  • The Second Version includes all of the above, plus agarose, electrophoresis buffer, staining trays, gloves, and either ethigium bromide or CarolinaBLU stain.
Needed But Not Included: 3 Water baths or Thermal Cycler, Electrophoresis Equipment, Micropipettors, 1.5-mL Mictocentrifuge Tubes, 15-mL Conical Tubes, Saline Solution, Paper Cups.

Note: Kits contain perishable materials and are shipped on gel cold packs. Sold only to schools and businesses.

 
 
 
 
 
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