STEM Education Instructional Videos

Evotek Electrophoresis Instructional Videos

Electrophoresis is a technique that allows us to separate DNA, RNA or proteins into bands according to their size.

Electrophoresis is an easy, fun, exciting and safe activity to perform in the classroom. It is a widely used technique that is carried out in DNA fingerprinting, paternity testing, genetic testing and genetic engineering.

Preparing an Agarose Gel

Performing Agarose Gel Electrophoresis

Diluting a Concentrated Solution

Measuring Liquids With an Adjustable Volume Pipette

Evotek Visualizing DNA Instructional Videos

Edvotek® offers several diferent methods for visualizing the DNA separated by electrophoresis; fluorescent DNA stains and visible dye-based DNA stains.

Agarose gel electrophoresis is used to separate DNA fragements in complex mixtures according to their size. However, because DNA is clear and colorless, these bands cannot be seen with the naked eye.

Visualizing DNA Using FlashBlue™ Stain

Visualizing DNA Using InstaStain® Blue

Visualizing DNA Using SYBR® Safe Stain

Visualizing DNA Using Ethidium Bromide