Genes Family Relations
Product Number: SB31302
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Utilize the latest technology in gene identification - DNA fingerprinting - to identify and trace a genetic disorder within the family of famed Russian czar, Nicholas II. In the process, learn more about the individuality of gene expression. This completely reusable kit provides the class with
pop beads to simulate the DNA fingerprints of various members of the Romanoff family. With this information, the students trace the hereditary patterns which resulted in traits such as hemophilia. The activity provides a fun and engaging means to study such topical concepts as the Human Genome Project, DNA structure and extraction, and the use of gel electrophoresis in actual applications. Enough materials for a class of 40 students.