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Bio-Rad’s pGLO™ Bacterial Transformation Kits offer unforgettable lab activities in which students engineer bacteria to express the Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP) and glow green under UV light. They enable hands-on learning about the central dogma, genetic engineering, and the regulation of gene expression.

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Product Details

Bio-Rad’s pGLO Bacterial Transformation and GFP Kits offer engaging and unforgettable lab activities in which students engineer bacteria to express the Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP) and glow green under UV light. These kits enable hands-on learning about the central dogma, gene expression and regulation, genetic engineering, protein separation, and the biomanufacturing process.

 

 

Specifications

The pGLO Bacterial Transformation Kit for General Biology is a three-dimensional approach to the classic transformation lab. Teach core genetics concepts including gene expression and gene regulation using this hands-on and student-driven experimental design experience.

Features and Benefits

  • Includes consumables and reagents for 12 laboratory workstations or 48 students
  • Enables students to design and analyze two gene expression experiments
  • Allows students to create and revise models to explain their observations
  • Activities designed for three to five 50-minute class periods

Kit Activity Overview

  • Observe fluorescent organisms and create models to explain observations
  • Learn about plasmids and bacterial transformation
  • Conduct a bacterial transformation experiment to collect data about the role of antibiotic selection markers
  • Design and conduct and experiment to switch on the GFP gene in transformed bacteria
  • Design a biosensor based on bacterial transformation to solve a real-world problem

Bio-Rad Item No.:17006991EDU