Lung Disease: Genes and Your Environment

Catalog #STO-153

Learn how gene-environment interactions can cause disease.

Time To Complete Time to complete: Two 40-minute class periods

Follow the case of a mother with COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease).

  • Conduct simulated genetic testing to determine if she and her son have Alpha-1 Antitrypsin deficiency, a genetic predisposition for COPD.
  • Model the correlation between COPD and Alpha-1 Antitrypsin deficiency.
  • Explore environmental and occupational factors that increase the risk for COPD.

Limit 1 free sample per customer

Quantity Price
1 - 9$13.00 ea.
10 - 24$12.35 ea.
25 - 1000$11.70 ea.

Each assembled kit contains:

  • Student instructions
  • 4 Simulated serum samples
  • 4 Labeled droppers
  • 2 Alpha-1 Test Sheets
  • Sheet representing 200 people with or without COPD
  • Transparency sheet representing gene probe results
  • What is COPD?
  • Staying Healthy: Reducing Environmental Risk Factors for COPD

Also required: Safety goggles, paper towels for clean up

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Refill Your Kit

Lung Disease: Genes and Your Environment – Pack of 10 Unassembled Kits

Catalog # STO-153U

Unassembled packs contain materials for 10 kits.

  • All supplies, lab materials, and printed labels
  • Student instructions copy master
  • Easy to follow instructions for kit assembly
Quantity Price
1 - 9$90.00 ea.
10 - 1000$85.50 ea.

Lung Disease: Genes and Your Environment – 10 Kit Refill Pack

Catalog # STO-153R

Refill packs contain materials to replace consumable supplies for 10 kits.

Quantity Price
1 - 9$30.00 ea.
10 - 1000$28.50 ea.

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