From Brainstorm to Benchtop: The Evolution of the EDGE

Over the past few weeks we have detailed the latest exciting member of the Edvotek equipment family, the EDGE Integrated Electrophoresis system. If you missed it, check out our previous blog post to learn how the EDGE can run a…

Introducing the EDGE Integrated Electrophoresis System

For over 30 years, Edvotek has been brought biotechnology experiments and equipment to the science classroom. This includes innovative and classroom-friendly equipment that is designed to provide your students with ideal results with minimal headaches. This week we are excited…

Edvotek at Home: Restriction Enzyme Analysis of DNA

Our next EDVOTEK® at Home lesson is modeled off of our kit Restriction Enzyme Analysis of DNA. In this lesson, students will virtually explore restriction digests, gel electrophoresis, and size determination using a standard curve.While we believe hands-on experimentation is…

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.…