In Search of the Sickle Cell Gene by Southern Blot

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Price: $318 + GST
Model Number: 315

For 5 Lab Groups.

Electrophoresis 45 minutes.

Blotting overnight

Staining & destaining 10 minutes.

Southern blotting is an important technique used widely in clinical genetics and research. By transferring DNA from an agarose gel onto a membrane, the method allows you to analyze and identify the DNA bands on a gel precisely. Your students will use Southern blotting to find a point mutation in the hemoglobin gene indicating Sickle Cell Anemia.

Kit includes:

  • Instructions
  • Ready-to-Load™ DNA samples
  • Agarose
  • Electrophoresis buffer
  • Nylon membranes
  • Filter paper
  • Bblot stain


  • Electrophoresis apparatus
  • Power supply
  • 80° C incubation oven