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Edvotek 371 DNA Fingerprinting Using PCR

DNA Fingerprinting Using PCR - Edvotek 371

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Give your students the opportunity to carry out PCR in the classroom! This kit provides easy to follow instructions for your students to develop various crime scene scenarios independently. Plasmid DNA, when amplified by PCR, provides products that represent individual DNA profiles. Your students can then solve a crime!

Kit includes: instructions, PCR beads, DNA template, primers, DNA ladder, ultra pure water, agarose, loading dye, electrophoresis buffer, gel stain.

All you need: micropipettes to measure between 5 & 50 l (or 5, 10, 30, 50 l fixed volume minipipettes), tips, thermal cycler, electrophoresis tank and power supply.

Time required: set up 30 minutes, PCR 2 hours or overnight, electrophoresis 45 minutes.

For 25 students working in 5 groups.