SARS-CoV-2 is a novel coronavirus that has caused a worldwide outbreak of respiratory disease beginning in 2019. In this simulated medical test, we will use electrophoresis to detect the presence of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in samples from patients with symptoms of COVID-19.
•**Includes SYBR® Safe DNA Stain, NOT FlashBlue™ DNA Stain**
• Hands-on simulation of molecular testing for COVID-19
• Students learn about the characteristics of coronaviruses
• Electrophoresis is used to analyze simulated RT-PCR samples
Kit includes: Instructions, Ready-to-Load QuickStrip™ DNA Samples, UltraSpec-Agarose™, Electrophoresis Buffer (50X), Practice Gel Loading Solution, SYBR® Safe DNA Stain.
All you need: electrophoresis equipment, micropipettes, blue light box.
Time required: 45 minutes.
For 8 Gels.