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Innovating Science™ Chromatography of Amino Acids Products for Science Education

Innovating Science™ Chromatography of Amino Acids is a hands-on activity paper chromatography experiment to identify unknown components of mixtures.

Manufacturer:  Innovating Science™ IS2522

Catalog No. S42860


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WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Methanol/ Methyl Isobutyl Ketone, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and reproductive harm.


Description

Description

  • Amino acids are the fundamental building blocks of all proteins
  • Often times scientists may need to identify the amino acid contained in a protein
  • Paper chromatography is one method for separating and identifying individual amino acids
  • In this Chromatography of Amino Acids activity, students will perform a paper chromatography experiment on three known amino acids, and then use their results to identify the components of an unknown amino acid mixture
  • This kit contains enough material for 15 groups
  • Teacher's Manual and Student Study Guide copymasters are included
  • Kit Includes:
    • 95% Ethanol Solution (4 x 25 mL)
    • Chromatography Solvent (4 x 25 mL)
    • Alanine Control (30 mL)
    • Glycine Control (30 mL)
    • Leucine Control (30 mL)
    • Unknown Amino Acid Mixture (30 mL)
    • 1 bottle Ninhydrin Powder
    • 8 Capillary Tubes
    • 20 Chromatography Papertes
Specifications

Specifications

1 Kit
13
14
White
10 x 7 x 5 in.
Product SDSs
7
20
1.65 lb.
General Chemistry
Science Education
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