How do bacteria turn on and turn off genes?
Switching genes on and off enables bacteria to conserve resources by producing proteins only when they are needed.
- Make a model of an operon.
- Learn how the lac operon regulates the expression of bacterial genes essential for lactose metabolism.
Limit 1 free sample per customer
|1 - 9||$10.50 ea.|
|10 - 24||$9.98 ea.|
|25 - 1000||$9.45 ea.|
Each assembled kit contains:
- Student instructions
- Large straw pieces (genes in an operon)
- Chenille stem
- Mini hair clip (repressor protein)
- Labels for parts of the operon
- Plastic car (RNA polymerase)
- Twist tie (messenger RNA)
- Beads (ribosomes)
- Plastic sword, ring, and cube (enzymes)
Also required: (no additional materials required)
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Gene Switches – Pack of 10 Unassembled Kits
Catalog # STO-143U
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
|1 - 9||$73.50 ea.|
|10 - 1000||$69.83 ea.|