Science Take-Out® Gene Switches
Biology Educational Materials
Genetics Learning Activities
How Do Bacteria Turn On And Turn Off Genes?
- Available As A Single Kit With Materials For 1 Student Or Group
- Unassembled 10 Pack For Additional Savings
- No Additional Equipment Needed
Switching genes on and off enables bacteria to conserve resources by producing proteins only when they are needed. Make a model of an operon. Learn how the lac operon regulates the expression of bacterial genes essential for lactose metabolism. This complete "dry lab" activity contains all required materials.