Biotech Basics – Visualizing DNA

What is agarose gel electrophoresis? Electrophoresis is a technique that allows us to separate DNA, RNA or proteins into bands according to their size.  For more information about this technique, be sure to check out our previous post describing electrophoresis.…

Biotech Basics: Agarose Gel Electrophoresis

Agarose gel electrophoresis is a biotechnology technique used to separate DNA molecules according to their size.  The mixture of molecules is added into depressions (or “wells”) within a gel, and then an electrical current is passed through the gel (Fig.…

These are a few of our favorite (biotech) things – on sale now!

Our biggest sale EVER is underway! We're offering deep discounts on some of our favorite items from 2019 - the EdvoCycler™ Jr., micropipettes, gel electrophoresis chambers, and the TruBlu™ LED Transilluminator.  Let's take a closer look at each piece of…

Waste not, want not — a fun science experiment using leftover FlashBlue™!

Agarose gel electrophoresis is used to separate DNA fragments in complex mixtures according to their size. However, because DNA is clear and colorless, these bands cannot be seen with the naked eye. Edvotek® offers several different methods for visualizing the…