Innovating Science® Chromatography of Amino Acids Kit

Tap to Zoom Close
Next Prev

Product Number: SB52486

In Stock (Ships within 1-2 business days)

$39.95

Add to list

Grades 6-12. Animo acids are the fundamental building blocks of all proteins. Oftentimes, scientists may need to identify the amino acid contained in a protein. One such method for separating and identifying individual amino acids is paper chromatography. In this activity, students will perform a paper chromatography experiment on three known amino acids, then use their results to identify the components of an unknown amino acid mixture. Kit contains enough materials for 15 groups. Includes teachers manual and student study guide copy-masters.

Kit Components:

  • Ninhydrin powder (500 g)
  • 95% ethanol solution (100 ml)
  • Chromatography solvent (375 ml)
  • Alanine control (30 ml)
  • Glycine control (30 ml)
  • Leucine control (30 ml)
  • Unknown amino acid mixture (30 ml)
  • Capillary tubes, 8
  • Chromatography paper, 20 pieces

Item Weight: 3.50
Age: 11 yrs. - 18 yrs.
Subject Areas: Chemistry
Assembly Required: false
Grade: 6 - 12
School Type: Middle School, High School
Prop 65:
 

Reviews

Overall rating:
0 out of 5

Based on 0 review

0 of 0 Reviews

small-new-guide-overlay-promo-banner-2.png

QUICK-TIP GUIDE

Your guide to an exceptional shopping experience.

Learn More

Stay informed

Be the first to hear about our new products and exclusive offers