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PTC Extraction, Amplification, and Electrophoresis Kit with Ethidium Bromide and 0.2-mL Tubes (with Perishables)

Item # 211379P

This kit explores the molecular basis of the inherited ability to taste the bitter chemical phenylthiocarbamide (PTC). Students safely obtain a sample of their own DNA and amplify a 221-nucleotide region of the PTC taste receptor gene. Each kit includes materials for 25 PCR reactions and restriction digests, and a PTC CD-ROM. Comes with perishable materials.

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$240.00

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PTC Extraction, Amplification, and Electrophoresis Kit with Ethidium Bromide and 0.2-mL Tubes (with Perishables). This kit explores the molecular basis of the inherited ability to taste the bitter chemical phenylthiocarbamide (PTC). They safely obtain a sample of their own DNA and amplify a 221-nucleotide region of the PTC taste receptor gene. Each kit includes materials for 25 PCR reactions and restriction digests, and a PTC CD-ROM. Comes with perishable materials.

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Components Qty Included?
pBR322/BstNI Markers, 0.075 μg/μL, 200 μL   1 Included
HaeIII Restriction Enzyme, 40 μL   1 Included
PTC Primer/Loading Dye Mix, 700 μL   1 Included
Chelex® Resin, 1.5 g 1 Included
Ready-to-Go&trade PCR Beads (0.2 mL tubes) 25 Included
Mineral Oil, 5 mL 1 Included
PTC Taste Strips 100 Included
Control Taste Strips 100 Included
PTC Tasting CD-ROM 1 Included
Agarose, 10 g 1 Included
TBE Buffer, 200 mL 1 Included
Ethidium Bromide, 1 μg/mL, 200 mL 1 Included
Latex Gloves 12 Included
Staining Trays 9 Included
Teacher's Manual and Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Saline Solution, 0.9% Needed, Not included
Micropipets and Tips, 1 μL to 1000 μL Needed, Not included
Microcentrifuge Tubes, 1.5 mL Needed, Not included
Microcentrifuge Tube Racks Needed, Not included
Microcentrifuge for 1.5 mL Tubes Needed, Not included
PCR Tubes, 0.2 or 0.5 mL Needed, Not included
Tube Adapters for Microcentrifuge, 0.2 or 0.5 mL Needed, Not included
Programmable Thermal Cycler Needed, Not included
Electrophoresis Chambers Needed, Not included
Electrophoresis Power Supplies Needed, Not included
Gel-staining Trays Needed, Not included
UV Transilluminator Needed, Not included
Paper Cups Needed, Not included
Permanent Markers Needed, Not included
Contrainer with Cracked or Crushed Ice Needed, Not included
Boiling Water Bath (optional) Needed, Not included
Camera (optional) Needed, Not included

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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.

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