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pBLU® Colony Transformation Kit

$59.10 - $130.55

Designed to match traditional AP® Biology Lab 6. Students use specially developed pBLU® plasmid in a colony transformation procedure to observe the phenotypic effect of inserting new genes into living bacteria. The Teacher Demonstration Kit includes enough materials for 1 demonstration. The 4-Station Kit includes enough materials for 4 teams of students. The 8-Station Kit includes enough materials for 8 teams of students. Perishables Refill replaces consumed items.

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Thanks to the dramatic color change and ampicillin, students clearly see the results of introducing new genes into live bacteria

  • Great for teaching the molecular basis of inheritance
  • Simple, straightforward procedure
  • Minimizes teacher prep time
Designed to match traditional AP® Biology Lab 6. Students use specially developed pBLU® plasmid in a colony transformation procedure to observe the phenotypic effect of inserting new genes into living bacteria. Transformants appear as white colonies on the ampicillin medium and as dramatically blue colonies on the ampicillin/X-gal medium.

The Teacher Demonstration Kit includes enough materials for 1 demonstration. The 4-Station Kit includes enough materials for 4 teams of students. The 8-Station Kit includes enough materials for 8 teams of students. Perishables Refill replaces consumed items.

Note: Order the kit with the perishable materials included or with a voucher to request perishables later at your convenience.

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

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