Gel Loading Practice MiniLab

Gel Loading Practice MiniLab (Order no. M3002)

System(s) required: Electrophoresis

Students can master the skills to load an agarose gel with the Gel Loading Practice Kit from MiniOne Systems.

Students can master loading, handling, and dispensing liquids with micropipettes – essential skills in any biotech lab – with the Gel Loading Practice Kit. Required for first-time micropipette users and strongly recommended for anyone who needs practice pipetting.

  • Learn how to handle and adjust a variable volume micropipette
  • Master pipetting technique with plastic target sheets
  • Develop gel loading skills with a practice agar gels. Practice gels have enough wells that every student can practice until they become confident with the technique
  • Gels can be fitted inside the MiniOne® carriage for a real-to-life gel loading experience
  • Optimal for 6-9th grade or first-time pipette users
  • Store in the refrigerator; guaranteed stable for six months with proper storage

Materials included in each MiniLab
Each MiniLab contains enough materials for 20 workstations, 2 – 3 students per workstation. Materials include:

  • Twenty precast agar gels
  • Twenty practice pipetting sheets
  • Two tubes of dye samples (10 mL each)
  • One bag of 1.7 mL microcentrifuge tubes
  • One bag of 1 – 200 µL micropipette tips
  • Teacher guide