MiniOne® MiniLabs

MiniOne MiniLabs**

Our hands-on MiniLabs are a fun and engaging series of gel electrophoresis labs that take students from mastery of basic biotech skills through popular applications of electrophoresis in forensics, DNA fingerprinting, and human genetics, and finally to a challenging, real-world investigation of a foodborne outbreak. The entire series can be completed in a week or used throughout your curriculum to add an inquiry-based and visually engaging connection to modern biotechnology.

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Electrophoresis

Electrophoresis and PCR

Supplemental Reagent Packs


** Please note: GreenGel Cups should be refrigerated and protected from light. Refer to your product packaging for proper storage instructions. MiniLabs guaranteed stable for six months with proper storage.

Electrophoresis Lab Kits

Electrophoresis 101 MiniLab

Hunting the Inheritance of Huntington’s Disease MiniLab

Students construct a pedigree and determine the probability of fraternal twins inheriting Huntington’s disease using Mendelian genetics, and confirm using gel electrophoresis.

Price: $99.00
SKU: M3010
Technique: Electrophoresis

DNA Fingerprinting MiniLab

Candy Color Electrophoresis MiniLab 

This fun candy lab helps introduce students in grades 4 – 10 to concepts like gel electrophoresis, electricity, and macromolecules. Includes enough materials for 10 student groups.

Price: $59.00
SKU: M3009
Technique: Electrophoresis

Colorful Dye Electrophoresis MiniLab

Determining the Genetics of a Ca$h Cow MiniLab – NEW!

In this real-world selective breeding lab, students use gel electrophoresis to determine which bull and cows a farmer should purchase to receive the highest return on investment.

Price: $59.00
SKU: M3011
Technique: Electrophoresis

Electrophoresis 101 MiniLab

Electrophoresis 101 MiniLab

Teach the fundamentals of DNA separation with this practical and accessible MiniLab.

Price: $39.00
SKU: M3001
Technique: Electrophoresis

DNA Fingerprinting MiniLab

DNA Fingerprinting MiniLab

Which whale is Luna’s father? DNA fingerprinting tells the tale.

Price: $69.00
SKU: M3004
Technique: Electrophoresis

Colorful Dye Electrophoresis MiniLab

PTC Genetics MiniLab

Teach genetics, heredity, and human biology with this entertaining and engaging MiniLab.

Price: $69.00
SKU: M3003
Technique: Electrophoresis

Colorful Dye Electrophoresis MiniLab

Foodborne Outbreak Investigation MiniLab

An inquiry-based lab incorporating hypothesis testing, experimental design, and data analysis. This AP Biology level lab is designed to be equivalent to a college level lab.

Price: $120.00
SKU: M3006
Technique: Electrophoresis

Colorful Dye Electrophoresis MiniLab

CSI Forensics MiniLab

Develop an understanding of forensic science and gel electrophoresis while investigating the mystery of who killed Dr. Ward.

Price: $69.00
SKU: M3005
Technique: Electrophoresis

NGSS-Aligned Color Dyes and Gel Electrophoresis MiniLab

NGSS-Aligned Color Dyes and Gel Electrophoresis MiniLab

Introduce middle-school students to separation science with this comprehensive, 5E inquiry, NGSS-aligned Color Dye and Gel Electrophoresis MiniLab.

Price: $199.00
SKU: M3008
Technique: Electrophoresis

CSI Forensics MiniLab

Colorful Dye Electrophoresis MiniLab

Introduce students to the basics of electricity and macromolecules with this fun, colorful electrophoresis lab.

Price: $59.00
SKU: M3007
Techniques: Electrophoresis

Gel Loading Practice Kit

Gel Loading Practice Kit

Master loading, handling, and dispensing liquids with micropipettes – essential skills in any biotech lab.

Price: $49.00
SKU: M3002
Techniques Electrophoresis

Colorful Dye Electrophoresis MiniLab

Restriction Digest Basics MiniLab

Use electrophoresis to separate DNA samples pre-digested with restriction enzymes and determine the sizes of the resulting DNA fragments.

Price: $69.00
SKU: M6050
Techniques: Electrophoresis 

Colorful Dye Electrophoresis MiniLab

Restriction Analysis of DNA MiniLab

Perform restriction digestion on DNA, then use electrophoresis to separate the samples and determine the sizes of the resulting DNA fragments.

Price: $120.00
SKU: M6053
Techniques: Electrophoresis 

Electrophoresis and PCR Lab Kits

Colorful Dye Electrophoresis MiniLab

PCR Cycle Number Analysis MiniLab

Model exponential growth using polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and visualize with electrophoresis.

Price: $99.00
SKU: M6005
Techniques: Electrophoresis | PCR

A Taste of Genetics MiniLab

In this genetics lab, students extract and amplify their own DNA, then determine their genotype for the PTC tasting trait using PCR and a restriction digest assay.

Price: $99.00 – $155.00
SKU: Various kit options available
Techniques: Electrophoresis | PCR

PCR 101 and Gel Electrophoresis MiniLab

Learn the fundamentals of PCR with the PCR 101 and Gel Electrophoresis MiniLab.

Price: $85.00 – $139.00
SKU: Various kit options available
Techniques: Electrophoresis | PCR

Supplemental Reagent Packs

Reagents and activity protocols for programs with existing biomed curricula 

Colorful Dye Electrophoresis MiniLab

Sickle Cell Inheritance Reagent Pack

This Reagent Pack Protocol provides teachers a complement to existing curriculum, and offers a wet lab experience for those currently using a paper activity to teach sickle cell inheritance.

Price: $99.00
SKU: M3050
Techniques: Electrophoresis

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