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Chromatography of Amino Acids: Small Group Learning by Innovating Science (Materials for 5 Groups of Students)

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SKU IS2522-SGL
  • This kit introduces students to amino acids and the process fo chromatography
  • Students will run a chromatography test on three known amino acids, and one unknown mixture of the three, in an attempt to identify the mixture components
  • In addition, students will learn the structure and function of amino acids in the human body
  • This kit contains enough material for 5 groups of students
  • Teacher's manual and student study guide copymasters are included

Amino acids are the fundamental building blocks of all proteins. Often times scientists may need to identify the amino acid contained in a protein. One such method for separating and identifying individual amino acids is paper chromatography.

What's in the box?

  • 1 bottle ninhydrin powder, 0.5g
  • 4 bottles 95% ethanol solution, 25mL each
  • 2 bottles chromatography solvent, 25mL each
  • 1 bottle alanine control, 10mL
  • 1 bottle glycine control, 10mL
  • 1 bottle leucine control, 10mL
  • 1 bottle unknown amino acid mixture, 10mL
  • 4 capillary tubes
  • 1 centrifuge tube
  • 7 chromatography sheets


For Laboratory Use Only

Not for drug, food, or household use. Keep out of reach of children. For more information, refer to the Safety Data Sheet.