1-800-452-1261
Talk to a Flinn Scientist or Customer Service Rep1-800-452-1261M-F 7:30am-5pm CT

Amino Acid Chromatography - Student Laboratory Kit

Quantity
Amino Acid Chromatography - Student Laboratory Kit, AP7199
Catalog Number
AP7199
Price/Each
$83.15
 
Amino Acid Chromatography - Student Laboratory Kit
 
Product Description

By: The Flinn Staff


Visualize the properties of amino acids using paper chromatography! The properties of amino acids—acidic or basic, polar or nonpolar, ionic or neutral—are enormously important. They dictate the structures of proteins and the catalytic activity of enzymes. The purpose of this student laboratory kit is to separate a mixture of eight amino acids and identify an unknown based on their rate of migration during paper chromatography. Colorless amino acids are detected by spraying with ninhydrin after elution with the special chromatography solvent. Students discover that all amino acids are different and identify the least polar and most polar amino acids. This activity adds a fresh biological perspective to traditional chromatography experiments. Includes reproducible student handouts, detailed background information, complete Teacher Notes with sample data and answers to all questions, and all necessary chemicals and consumable supplies.

Complete for 30 students working in pairs. Perform this experiment in a fume hood or well-ventilated lab.

Specifications


Resources
Accessories
Additional Resources
No Additional Resources at the time.
Flinn Catalog/Reference Manual Page 437
 
P.O. Box 219, Batavia, IL60510
Phone:1-800-452-1261
Fax:1-866-452-1436
flinn@flinnsci.com

 

 

*Advanced Placement and AP are registered trademarks of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, these products.