Your class will enjoy discovering the true identity of two boys who were separated from their parents a decade ago. Their mothers are identified by mitochondrial DNA and their fathers from chromosomal DNA. Will it be a happy ending?
For 10 groups of students (10 gels).
Time required: 45 minutes.
Kit includes: instructions, dye samples, agarose, electrophoresis buffer, practice gel loading solution, disposable pipettes.
All you need: electrophoresis equipment and fixed volume or adjustable micropipettes that measure 40µl.