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Unformatted text preview: Once we had the amplified DNA, we performed gel electrophoresis. To perform gel electrophoresis, we first had to make our own 2.5% agarose gel and then dump it into our gel electrophoresis container, which has a power supply running through it. Once we did this, we had to wait 10 minutes for the gel to set. Then we loaded our polymerase chain reactioned samples into separate lanes. Once they were all in, we ran the gel by setting the power supply to a voltage of 100 volts. To visualize the gel, we used the gel doc and printed a picture. From here, we could tell if our food contained soy products or not....
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- Spring '08