strawberries

FWS – DNA Extraction in Your Kitchen

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In this experiment I extract DNA from the cells of strawberries using a home made extraction kit. The experiment is perfect for any young scientist and introduces the concept of DNA extraction with in-depth explanation of the hands-on scientific procedure. All materials and equipment are inexpensive, easy to find and safe to use at home.   Introduction to DNA In 1953, using x-ray diffraction ...