Electrophoretic Analysis: DNA Fingerprinting and Evolutionary Divergence

Students examine the principles of electrophoresis. They evaluate both the agarose and polyacrylamide system of molecular separation. In order to bring the concepts of genetics and evolution full circle from DNA to protein, students conduct a "DNA Fingerprinting" and "Genetic Distance" laboratory.

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Grade
10th - 12th
Subjects
Science
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