Biotech Basics – Breast Cancer Genetic Testing

BB104 web

Biotech Basics – Breast Cancer Genetic Testing

£49.00 Ex VAT

For 8 groups of students = 8 gels

Product Description

Cat no BB104

Use this intriguing electrophoresis kit to introduce breast cancer genetic testing into your lessons. Discuss interpreting genetic test results, testing ethics, monitoring for cancer and preventative surgery with your students.

Using a pedigree of a family in which two women who had a mutated breast cancer gene (BRCA1) and died of breast cancer, students will test other family members to see if they carry the mutation. Wild type and mutated gene controls are included to compare with patient samples.

Made in the UK!

Contents: instructions, DNA samples, agarose, electrophoresis buffer, DNA stain

All you need: electrophoresis tank, power supply, fixed volume or adjustable 40ul micropipette and tips.