PCR Informatics

PCR Informatics

PCR Informatics

Students use real-world forensic techniques to extract DNA from their cheek cells, and then use PCR amplification and electrophoresis to fingerprint their own DNA at a specific genetic locus. Using their own results, students test the Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium theory within their classroom population.

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