Whose DNA Was Left Behind?

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NGSS-aligned with MS-LS3-A.

DNA obtained from a single hair left behind at a crime scene can be used to identify a criminal. In this experiment, your students will compare simulated crime scene DNA with that of two suspects.

• Learn about DNA fingerprinting while solving a crime!
• Introduce the biotechnologies of restriction enzyme digestion, PCR, and electrophoresis
• Perform agarose gel electrophoresis to separate different sized dye molecules
• Load, run, and analyze simulated crime scene and suspect samples

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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