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BioBuilder® Eau That Smell Kit (with voucher)



Advanced—For experienced high school and college classes; requires some technical skill.

  • Introduce bio-engineering concepts
  • Teach synthetic biology and microbiology techniques
  • Allow students to experience real-world connections

Students learn microbiology techniques while modifying stinky bacteria into bacteria that smell like bananas. Use this lab to investigate the design and placement of promoters to determine gene expression. Collect class data to compare quantitative and qualitative results of microbial population growth dynamics. Includes enough materials for 24 students working in 6 groups. Note: Kit includes a voucher to request perishable materials later at your convenience. Contact us or return the voucher to request delivery of perishables. Use perishable materials within 1 week of receipt.

   This item is sold and shipped to schools and businesses only. Not available to individuals or residential addresses. For substitution suggestions, please call us at 800.334.5551 (8am to 8pm, ET, Monday-Friday).


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  • This item is sold and shipped to schools and businesses only. Not available to individuals or residential addresses. Visit our Login & Registration page to learn how to create a Login and link it to an approved school or business account.
What’s Included:
  • E. coli Samples (voucher item)
  • 1 Ampicillin, 4 mL (vial 10 mg/mL) (voucher item)
  • 3 Luria Broth, 200-mL Bottle
  • 5 Luria Broth, 3 mL (overnight cultures)
  • 50 Conical Tubes with Caps, 50 mL
  • 4 Conical Tubes, 15 mL
  • 44 Disposable Transfer Pipets
  • 30 Sterile Inoculating Loops
  • 100 Disposable Cuvettes
  • 1 Isoamyl Alcohol, 1 mL
  • 4 Banana Extract (amyl acetate), 2 mL
  • 1 Instruction Card
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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