DNA Fingerprinting Using PCR

SKU: 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!

Group size: For 25 students working in 5 groups

Time required: Set up - 30 minutes | PCR - 2 hours or overnight | Electrophoresis - 45 minutes

PRODUCT UPDATE: PCR cycling change for DNA Fingerprinting. Update effective for all #371 kits purchased after March 24, 2015. Please read accompanying literature for your kit.

Kit includes: Instructions, PCR EdvoBeads™, LyphoPrimer™ Mix, EdvoQuick™ DNA Ladder, DNA Templates, TE Buffer, UltraSpec-Agarose™, Electrophoresis Buffer (50X), SYBR® Safe Stain, FlashBlue™ DNA Stain, Microcentrifuge & PCR Tubes.

All you need: DNA Electrophoresis, Thermal Cycler, Micropipets: 5-50 µl, UV or Blue Light Transilluminator, White Light Box (optional - use if staining with FlashBlue™), Microcentrifuge & Microwave or Hot plate.

Storage: Some Components Require Freezer Storage Upon Receipt.

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