Apply Biotechnology to Forensics Investigations
- Convenient Ready-To-Load samples
- Inquiry-based experiment
- No PCR reagents are included or required
- Time required: ~45 minutes
Forensic DNA fingerprinting is quickly becoming a widely-accepted crime fighting tool, practiced by today's criminal investigation professionals. This inquiry-based experiment, based on a crime scene scenario, includes all the supplies necessary to analyze DNA extracted and already PCR amplified from fingerprints using gel electrophoresis. No PCR reagents are included or required. Ready-to-Load™ DNA is included for quick and easy sample loading.
Kit includes: instructions, Ready-to-Load™ QuickStrip™ DNA samples, UltraSpec-Agarose™ powder, practice gel loading solution, electrophoresis buffer, InstaStain® Blue and FlashBlue™ stain, calibrated pipette, and microtipped transfer pipettes.
Required, but not included: electrophoresis apparatus, power supply, automatic micropipette and tips, balance, microwave or hot plate, visualization system.