Learn about DNA and extract DNA from plant material with this fascinating hands-on kit! Students will learn the history of DNA discovery and study DNA structure. They will also understand the nature of genetic inheritance and the role of DNA and proteins in genetic expression while using biological detergents, enzymes, and ethanol to isolate DNA from plant material.
This classroom DNA Extraction Kit contains enough materials for 15 groups of students. A teacher's manual and reproducible student study guide are included.
Safety gear, specifically gloves, goggles and apron, are recommended. You provide 25mL graduated cylinder, funnel, and distilled or deionized water.
WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Methyl isobutyl ketone, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer, and Methanol, which is known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm.
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DNA Extraction Kit
- 2 7.5% SDS/1.5% NaCl, 250 ml
- 1 Pepsin (to make 25 ml 0.5% solution)
- 2 95% ethanol, 25 ml
- 20 Zipper bags
- 15 Filters
- 15 Plastic tubes
- 30 Graduated pipettes
- 15 Stirrers
- Teacher's manual and reproducible student study guide
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