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BB003 Biotech Basics - Paternity Testing

BB003 Paternity Testing

Discovering DNA
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Paternity testing is now very routine around the world. Give your students an understanding of this technique with this exciting electrophoresis kit! Compare a child's DNA with their mother and two possible fathers. Choose your favourite celebrities to make up the scenario! Students must match the banding pattern to work out the result.

Additionally, advanced students can learn about short tandem repeats (STRs) - a type of variable number tandem repeat (VNTR) using the kit. Made in the UK!

Kit contents: instructions, dye samples, agarose, electrophoresis buffer.

Refill pack also available: Click for details.

All you need: electrophoresis tank, power supply, fixed volume or adjustable 40ul micropipette and tips.

Time required: 45 minutes

For 12 Gels.