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Carolina BioKits®: Drosophila 8-Station Kit (with voucher)

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Beginning—Easy to perform; requires little or no prior knowledge.

  • Great introduction to Drosophila
  • Excellent hands-on experience with Mendelian genetics
  • Strong reinforcement of organism life cycles and development

For a class of 32 students working in groups of 4. Using this kit, your students learn the basic principles of inheritance within a population of 1 of the most widely used model organisms, Drosophila melanogaster. Students observe how mutations are passed from 1 generation to the next and then construct a hypothesis describing the mode of inheritance.

Note: Kit contains your choice of 2 parental Drosophila cultures. Choose from the following parental strains: wild type; Bar; white; eyeless; apterous; brown; dumpy; vestigial; ebony; sepia; wrinkled; yellow; forked attached; white(1)/apterous(2); Curly/Plum(2); and Dichaete/Stubble(3). Keep Drosophila cultures at room temperature; do not refrigerate. Please order at least 2 weeks in advance of desired ship date.


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What’s Included:
  • 4 Parental Strain Culture 1
  • 4 Parental Strain Culture 2
  • 2 FlyNap® Kit
  • 1 Formula 4-24® Instant Drosophila Medium, 1L
  • 48 Culture Vials
  • 48 Vial Plugs
  • 48 Vial Labels
  • 16 Sorting Brushes
  • 1 Sorting Cards Pack
  • 9 Carolina™ Drosophila Manual
  • 1 Teacher's Manual with Reproducible Student Guide
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Needed But Not Included:
  • 8 Stereomicroscopes
  • 2 Sealable Containers (for morgues)
  • 8 Marking Pens
  •  Disinfectant (70% ethanol or bleach)
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