Agarose Gel Electrophoresis: Equipment & Procedure


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Which of the following reagents or equipment are listed in the order in which they would be used to analyze DNA by agarose gel electrophoresis.

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1. Which of the following can be used to visualize DNA bands of an agarose gel?

2. Which of the following statement(s) are true?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This interactive quiz and worksheet combo will help you understand the process of agarose gel electrophoresis. You'll be quizzed on the purpose of the experiment and equipment that's commonly used.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be quizzed on:

  • The equipment used to analyze DNA by agarose gel electrophoresis
  • What device can be used to visualize DNA bands
  • What dye front is used for
  • The purpose of agarose gel electrophoresis

Skills Practiced

These assessments will test you on the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about scientific lab procedures
  • Defining key concepts - know the procedural steps and lab equipment needed for gel electrophoresis
  • Reading comprehension - make sure you draw the most important information from the related lesson on agarose gel electrophoresis

Additional Learning

To learn more about this laboratory procedure, watch the accompanying lesson on Agarose Gel Electrophoresis Equipment and Process. This lesson covers the following concepts:

  • Understand the purpose of agarose gel electrophoresis
  • Know the equipment used in the procedure, such as gel and UV boxes
  • Learn the specific steps of the procedure