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Forensic PCR Investigation Amplification and Electrophoresis Kit with Ethidium Bromide (with perishables)

$247.00
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Advanced—For experienced high school and college classes; requires some technical skill.

Looking to build on your students' classroom knowledge of DNA fingerprinting with a hands-on activity? This kit takes your forensics class to the next level by giving students the opportunity to analyze DNA samples from a (fictitious) crime scene. As students immerse themselves in attempting to identify the culprit, they learn more about DNA profiling and the role of tandem repeats in the analysis.

Students build on that knowledge by conducting a hands-on investigation of the samples using PCR amplification and gel electrophoresis ethidium bromide to help close the case. This kit is a great next step for bringing molecular techniques into your forensics classroom or an ideal investigation for engaging your biology classroom in a new way.

Kit is designed for 4 groups of students and contains materials for 28 PCR reactions and for electrophoresis using ethidium bromide. Kit also includes perishable materials.

   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).

Product Features:

  • Uses ethidium bromide DNA stain
  • PuReTaq Ready-to-Go™ PCR Beads
  • Electrophoresis reagents
  • Kit equips 28 students working in groups of 4

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Shipping Information or Purchase Restrictions
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What’s Included:
  • 1 DNA Sample 1: Victim Cheek Swab, 24 μL  
  • 1 DNA Sample 2: Suspect #1, Trisha's Cheek Swab, 24 μL  
  • 1 DNA Sample 3: Suspect #2, Neil's Cheek Swab, 24 μL  
  • 1 DNA Sample 4: Saliva from Wine Glass, 24 μL  
  • 1 DNA Sample 5: Skin Collected from the Victim's Fingernails, 24 μL  
  • 1 DNA Sample 6: Positive Control, Known Genomic DNA, 24 μL  
  • 1 Primer Mix with Loading Dye, 600 μL  
  • 1 DNA Ladder with Loading Dye, 50 μL  
  • 28 Ready-to-Go™ PCR Beads
  • 1 Sterile Distlled Water, 1 mL
  • 36 Microcentrifuge Tubes
  • 1 Agarose, 5 g
  • 1 TBE Electrophoresis Medium, 200 mL
  • 1 Ethidium Bromide, 1 μg/mL, 250 mL
  • 4 Gel-staining Trays
  • 1 Teacher's Manual and Reproducible Student Guide
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Needed But Not Included:
  • 1 Distilled Water, 4.1 L
  • 4 Electrophoresis Setups and Power Supplies
  • 5 Mid-range Micropipets with Tips (20-200 μL range)
  • 5 Low-range Micropipets with Tips (1-20 μL range)
  • 1 Bottle or Carboy, 4 L
  • 1 Flask, 500 mL
  • 1 Thermocycler
  • 1 Light Box
  •  Waterproof Marking Pens
  •  Masking Tape
  •  Microcentrifuge Tube Racks
  •  Gloves
  •  Foil (for covering liquid agarose; optional)
  •  PCR Tube Racks (optional)
  •  Water Bath, 60°C (optional)
  •  Photo Equipment (optional)
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