Students use gel electrophoresis to compare DNA fingerprints
Discover how forensic scientists analyse DNA found at crime scenes to help them solve crimes.
Students use gel electrophoresis to compare DNA fingerprints from three suspects to a sample found at a crime scene and determine which of the suspects might have committed the crime.
Key stage 4 and post-16
- KS4 Science - Cell Biology, Evolution, inheritage and variation, working scientifically.
- AS/A Level Biology - Biological molecules, Genetics, Forensics
- OCR AS & Level biology: PAG 6.2 Electrophoresis of DNA fragments for analysis.
- Edexcel Level 3 Advanced GCE (A level) Biology A: Core practical 14: Use gel electrophoresis to separate DNA fragments of different lengths.
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