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PCR Investigation

This is a stand-alone protocol which asks students to use polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and gel electrophoresis to identify the Alu gene sequence. It is written specifically for use with the miniPCR Bio blueGel(TM) and mini16 thermal cycler equipment. Contact Biotech Outreach for additional information.

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Grade Levels

High School

Keywords and Topics

biology, biotechnology, DNA, PCR

Time Required

Approximately 3-4 hours

Related Resources

Workshops may be offered throughout the year to support the use of these instructional materials in STEM classrooms.

Previous workshop participants may request free lab supplies.