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Gel Electrophoresis

Agarose Gel Electrophoresis: Analytical Foundations

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Learn foundational analytical and interpretation skills in agarose gel electrophoresis; a key procedure for analysing macromolecules. Identify key features of gels. Explain how and why molecules move through an agarose gel. Compare and measure migration distances of DNA fragments and generate standard curves.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify key features on a gel
  • Estimate relative DNA fragment length based on the position of bands on a gel
  • Use a standard curve to accurately and precisely determine fragment length
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Using Instruments and Equipment

  • Answer questions about gel electrophoresis setup and procedure

Obtaining and Recording Data

  • Compare and measuring migration distances of bands on a gel

Manipulating and Presenting Data

  • Generate standard curves for migration distance

Interpreting and Analysing Data

  • Draw conclusions from looking at gels

Concepts, Principles and Theories

  • Answer questions related to agarose gel electrophoresis
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