Ward's® Screening Hemoglobin for Sickle Cell Lab Activity

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Ward's® Screening Hemoglobin for Sickle Cell Lab Activity
Educational Classroom Kits and Activities
Identify a protein defect using agarose electrophoresis.

  • Students Simulate Protein Electrophoresis
  • Materials for Eight Lab Groups
  • Time Required: ~90 Minute
In an attempt to determine the presence of the sickle-cell anemia trait, students will use agarose electrophoresis to separate several simulated hemoglobin protein samples.

They will learn to identify and differentiate between normal hemoglobin and sickle-cell hemoglobin. They will also learn to identify those who are heterozygous for the sickle-cell gene.

Accessories information: An agarose electrophoresis chamber, power supply, and 10 μL micropipets, required, are available separately.

Ordering information: Eight gels are included in the kit as well as a teacher’s guide and student copy master.




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470016-052 AC/DC 6 V Power Supply
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