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Gel electrophoresis power point


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Gel electrophoresis power point

  1. 1. Gel Electrophoresis Ellie Landis
  2. 2. What is Gel Electrophoresis? Gel electrophoresis is a process that separates fragments of DNA based on their sizes.
  3. 3. Step 1 Place DNA into tubesDNA can comefrom tissue orbody fluid, such ascheekcells, blood, skin, and hair.
  4. 4. Step 2Polymerase Chain Reaction
  5. 5. Step 3Place restriction enzymes into DNA The restriction enzymes cut the DNA into different sizes according to it’s sequence
  6. 6. Step 4Dye DNA and place into Gel
  7. 7. Step 5 Run electric current through gelDNA is negativelycharged so it will movetowards the positivelycharged end of the gel
  8. 8. Step 6Smaller pieces of DNA travel farther than Larger pieces of DNA