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Bacterial DNA Extraction Kit: E. coli Class Kit

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Intermediate - Easy to perform; requires some basic training in microbiology.

For a class of 30 students or for 6 separate teacher demonstrations. Excellent for all levels of teaching. Demonstrates the DNA extraction process of freeze-dried E. coli cells. Cell walls are broken with a detergent, and the DNA is extracted onto a spooling rod.

The exercise helps students visualize DNA and understand some of its properties. A hot water bath, test tubes, and 70 to 95% alcohol are needed but not included. Requires 1 to 2 class periods to complete.

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What’s Included:
  • 6 Freeze-Dried E. coli in Spooling Tubes  
  • 1 Bacterial Suspension Solution, 40 mL
  • 1 Detergent Solution, 12 mL
  • 6 Measuring Cups
  • 12 Pipets
  • 6 Spooling Rods
  • 1 Teacher's Manual and Reproducible Student Guide
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Needed But Not Included:
  • 1 Hot Water Bath
  •  Test Tubes
  •  Alcohol, 75-95%
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