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Transformation Materials Kit (with perishables) for AP® Example Labs



Addresses AP® Biology Big Idea 3. This materials kit includes a selection of difficult-to-acquire components to help your classroom successfully perform the College Board®-developed AP® Investigative Lab 8: Biotechnology: Bacterial Transformation. The kit contains enough materials for a class of 32 students working in groups of 4 and includes perishable materials when shipped.

Note: Kit does not include lab instructions. For detailed information concerning this lab, please refer to the following College Board® Web page:

AP® is a trademark registered and/or owned by the College Board®, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.


Shipping Information or Purchase Restrictions
  • This item contains living or perishable material and ships via 2nd Day or Overnight delivery.
What’s Included:
  • 1 pAMP Plasmid DNA, 1 µg, 0.005 µg/µL  (perishable item)
  • 1 pGREEN Plasmid DNA, 1 µg, 0.005 µg/µL  (perishable item)
  • 2 Ampicillin, 4 mL, 10 mg/mL  (perishable item)
  • E. coli Slant Culture, MM294  (perishable item)
  • 28 Disposable Inoculating Loops
  • 1 Luria Broth, Sterile, 20 mL
  • 4 Luria Broth Ready-to-Pour Agar, 400 mL
  • 1 Calcium Chloride, 15 mL, 50 MM
  • 60 Petri Dishes, 60 x 15 mm
  • 10 Microcentrifuge Tubes, Red, 2 mL
  • 10 Microcentrifuge Tubes, Yellow, 2 mL
  • 10 Microcentrifuge Tubes, Brown, 2 mL
  • 10 Microcentrifuge Tubes, Green, 2 mL
  • 10 Microcentrifuge Tubes, Blue, 2 mL
  • 10 Microcentrifuge Tubes, Violet, 2 mL
  • 56 Dropping Pipets, Sterile, 1 mL
Needed But Not Included:
  • 1 Teacher’s Manual and Student Guide from College Board®
  •  Microcentrifuge Tube Racks
  •  Timer or Watch
  •  Microwave Oven or Water Bath
  •  Thermometer
  •  Flask, 1 L
  •  Graduated Cylinder, 500 mL
  •  Distilled Water
  •  Ice
  •  Ice Buckets
  •  Bleach Solution, 10%
  •  Marking Pens
  •  Masking Tape
  •  Biohazard Disposal Bags
  •  Micropipets
  •  Parafilm® (optional)
  •  Incubator (optional)
Return Policy:

If for any reason you are not satisfied with this item, it is eligible for a return, exchange, refund, or credit up to 180 days from date of purchase. Restrictions may apply. Returns & Exchanges Policy.


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