Dna extraction from kiwi fruit lab report
These are the papers that I wrote for classes in my University. Lab 1: DNA ExtractionAim: To isolate DNA from Kiwi fruit and to observe how it looks like.Purpose: To see DNA with my own eyes and understand that it exists in all cells even though it is plant or food. Overall, DNA tells an organism how to develop and function, and is so important that this complex compound is found in virtually every one of its cells.
Each cell has an entire copy of the same set of instructions, and this set is called the genome. Scientists study DNA for many reasons: They can fiWhat is the best way of making a puff mobile from straw, lifesavers candy, paper clips, a meter of tape, and one sheet of paper. Think about seesaws (or teeter totters) and how to balance them. For this lab, we are extracting DNA from a Kiwi fruit.
Carboni, January 2007Text editing by Donald Desaulniers, Ph.D.CONTENTSINTRODUCTION PROCEDURE Summary of the procedure Preliminary operations Preparation of the extracting solution Preparation of the mush Extracting the DNA Filtration Removing the proteins Precipitating the DNA Observation through the microscope CONCLUSION REFERENCESFigure 1: Test tube with DNA extractINTRODUCTIONIn recent years, it is not uncommon to read articles on DNA in bothscientific and popular magazines.
DNA is regularly mentioned in the news and isoften featured in TV detective or crime-scene investigation dramas. DNA, alsoknown as DeoxyriboNucleic Acid, is a long molecule that holds the geneticinformation for all living beings, be it vegetable, animal or a simplemicroorganisms. However, this is not true. Below, we have outlined a simple experiment showing how DNA can be extracted from a strawberry and made visible to the naked eye. To download a pdf of the information below, please click on the link to your right.
Strawberry DNA ExtractionAll living things have DNA: the chemical instructions on how to make a living thing. It can easily be seen with the naked eye when collected from thousands of cells. PROBLEM: How does the different fruit differentiate the amount of DNA extracted. Science Cafe. Imagination Station. December 2008. Web. 13 April 2013.) The type of fruit The amount of DNA extracted, measured by milliliter in a measuring cup The amount of the ingredients put in Activity 1 - DNA ExtractionWe will extract DNA from fruit to investigate how it looks and feels.
This procedure is similar to what scientists have to do before they can use the information contained in this DNA.