Promotional price valid on web orders only. Your contract pricing may differ. Interested in signing up for a dedicated account number?
Learn More

Kemtec™ Plant Cancer Kit
SCI_ED

Kemtech™ Plant Cancer Kit allows students to investigate cancer in the laboratory.

Manufacturer:  Kemtec™ 2230

Catalog No. S27529


Description

Description

  • Students safely explore aspects of cancerous cell growth with this self-contained kit.
  • A fresh carrot is required but not provided.
  • Experiments enable students to visualize the differences between normal cells and cancerous cells, describe similarities and differences between animal and plant cancers, identify cancer cells, identify a plant cancer or gall, and research current theories on the causes of cancer.
  • Students grow their own sunflower plants; then induce crown gall by inoculating plant tissue with Agrobacterium tumefaciens (reply card item ships upon request and only in Continental US) which is required for inducing the cancerous growth.
  • Students then do a Koch’s Postulates Experiment: Inducing Cancer in Carrot Tissue.
  • Allow 3 to 4 weeks if growing plants prior to innoculation and 3 to 4 weeks for tumor growth.
  • Experiment requires approximately one hour of lab time.
  • Designed for 24 students.
  • Recommended in conjunction with Koch's Postulate Experiment so as to use the same Agrobacterium tumefaciens culture or sub-culturing for later use.
  • Kit requires a free USDA permit for handling Agrobacterium tumefaciens to be obtained before the organism can be shipped.
  • Meets National Standards for Grade Levels 9 to 14
Specifications

Specifications

9 to 14
Instructor's manual, Dry nutrient agar, Petri dishes, Spray bottles, Agar packet, Dissecting needles, Innoculating loops, Plant cancer flash drive, Sunflower seeds, Prepaid Agrobacterium Living Coupon
18 x 12 x 6 in.
14 to 20
3 lb.
SDS
Documents
Product Certifications
Promotions

Promotions

Provide Content Correction

We continue to work to improve your shopping experience and your feedback regarding this content is very important to us. Please use the form below to provide feedback related to the content on this product.

Product Title

By clicking Submit, you acknowledge that you may be contacted by Fisher Scientific in regards to the feedback you have provided in this form. We will not share your information for any other purposes. All contact information provided shall also be maintained in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

Cancel Submit