In Search of My Father

SKU: S-49
$55.00

ABOUT THIS PRODUCT:


NGSS-aligned with MS-LS3.B & MS- LS3.A.

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?

• Learn about mitochondrial and cell DNA-based fingerprinting
• Explore inheritance and DNA polymorphisms
• Perform agarose gel electrophoresis to separate different sized dye molecules
• Analyze simulated DNA samples from two brother and three potential parents to reunite a family

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Group Size:

For 10 lab groups


Time Required:

Complete in 45 minutes


Kit Includes:

Instructions, Ready-to-Load QuickStrip™ Dye Samples, UltraSpec-Agarose™, Electrophoresis Buffer (50X), Practice Gel Loading Solution, Disposable Pipets.


All You Need:

DNA Electrophoresis, Micropipettes: 5-50 µl (Optional), White Light Box (Optional), & Microwave or Hot Plate


Storage:

Room Temperature Stable. Storage of Ready-to-Load QuickStrip™ samples in the Refrigerator is Recommended.


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Group Size:

For 10 lab groups


Time Required:

Complete in 45 minutes


Kit Includes:

Instructions, Ready-to-Load QuickStrip™ Dye Samples, UltraSpec-Agarose™, Electrophoresis Buffer (50X), Practice Gel Loading Solution, Disposable Pipets.


All You Need:

DNA Electrophoresis, Micropipettes: 5-50 µl (Optional), White Light Box (Optional), & Microwave or Hot Plate


Storage:

Room Temperature Stable. Storage of Ready-to-Load QuickStrip™ samples in the Refrigerator is Recommended.