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DNA gel loading dye

Team Genetic Education 30/08/2018 No Comments All articles, Educational articles, Gel electrophoresis , , , , , , , ,

DNA gel loading dye composition, preparation and function. Loading dye is an important component in agarose gel electrophoresis. The loading dye contains bromophenol blue, Ficoll 400 and water majorly while Xylene cyanol, Tris and EDTA are optional. Bromophenol blue is one of the most popular indicators of DNA in agarose gel electrophoresis. Bromophenol blue is […]

Role of EtBr in molecular genetics and cytogenetics

Team Genetic Education 25/08/2018 No Comments All articles, Educational articles, Gel electrophoresis , , , ,

Role of Ethidium bromide in agarose gel electrophoresis and Cytogenetics The role of EtBr in agarose electrophoresis is to intercalate with DNA and helps in the identification of DNA fragments. Yet, it plays a significant role in cytogenetics as well. In this article, We will discuss the role of EtBr in molecular genetics and cytogenetics. Ethidium […]

Different types of mutation

Team Genetic Education 24/07/2018 No Comments All articles, Educational articles, Explore, Mutation , , , , , , , ,

Different types of mutation depending upon its effect. Morphological mutation The mutation which affects the outer characteristic or physical characteristic of an organism is called as a morphological mutation. This type of mutation alters the physical properties like shape, size and colour of an organism. Lethal mutation A mutation which causes the death of an […]

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