Use this exciting electrophoresis kit to teach genetic testing for cystic fibrosis! Cystic fibrosis is caused by a 3 base pair deletion and is easily seen using DNA electrophoresis.
With this kit, a mother, father and child are tested. Your students will see normal, carrier and affected genotype in the control samples provided. You can use the kit to teach the meaning of the terms heterozygote and homozygote. The ethical issues raised by genetic testing can also be covered. Made in the UK!
Dye refill contents: instructions and DYE SAMPLES ONLY.
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All you need: electrophoresis tank, power supply, fixed volume or adjustable 40ul micropipette and tips.
Time required: 45 minutes.
For 12 Gels.