This assignment was designed to introduce students to the proper use of micropipettes in the process of gel electrophoresis. The teacher demonstrates proper technique and provides students with an opportunity to practice as the class works through the worksheet together.
The assignment is written for use with the following materials (or their equivalent):
- electrophoresis chambers
- adjustable volume micropipettes and disposable tips
- plastic practice "gels"
- loading dye for practice loading wells
This activity can be followed by the gel electrophoresis lab of your choice.