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Gel Electrophoresis

/DNA profiling/DNA fingerprinting

The distance the DNA travels depends on its... Length
What are DNA samples treated with? Restriction enzymes
What is the name of the gel? Agarose gel
What are the holes in the gel called, where DNA is put? Wells
What charge is DNA? Negative
DNA will move towards which electrode? Positive
What is the purpose of the buffer? Helps the electrical current to flow
Do longer or shorter strands of DNA move the furthest towards the positive electrode? Shorter
What does electrophoresis do? Separates DNA fragments
What is electrophoresis used for? Forensics & Paternity Tests
Created by: sphclrk