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PCR Forensics Simulation 4-Station Kit

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Intermediate - Easy to perform; requires some background knowledge.

This intermediate-level kit introduces the concepts of PCR and DNA fingerprinting and simulates the use of DNA in forensic investigations. The "DNA" fingerprints of 2 suspects are compared at 2 loci for a match with evidence DNA after being electrophoresed in agarose gels and stained with CarolinaBLU® stain.


What’s Included:
  • 4 Suspect X-1 DNA, 20 µL
  • 4 Suspect X-2 DNA, 20 µL
  • 4 Suspect Y-1 DNA, 20 µL
  • 4 Suspect Y-2 DNA, 20 µL
  • 4 Evidence 1 DNA, 20 µL
  • 4 Evidence 2 DNA, 20 µL
  • 8 Gloves
  • 1 Agarose, 3.2 g
  • CarolinaBLU® Final Stain, 250 mL
  • CarolinaBLU® Gel and Buffer Stain, 7 mL
  • 4 Staining Trays
  • 28 Pipets
  • 1 TBE Buffer, 20x, 150 mL
  • 1 Teacher’s Manual and Reproducible Student Guide
Needed But Not Included:
  • 4 Gel Electrophoresis Chambers
  • 4 Power Supplies
  • 4 Racks (for samples)
  • 1 Graduated Cylinder, 1 L
  • 1 Flask, 3 L
  • 1 Flask, 0.5 L
  • 1 Water Bath, Hot Plate, or Microwave
  • 4 Permanent Markers
  •  PPE for Instructor and Students
  •  White-light Box, Slide Viewer, or Overhead Projector
  •  Aluminum Foil
  •  Masking Tape
  •  Distilled or Deionized Water
  •  Microcentrifuge (optional)
  •  Funnel (optional)
  •  Instant or Digital Camera (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.