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Caenorhabditis elegans Culture Kit (with perishables)

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Our Caenorhabditis elegans Culture Kit is perfect for teacher demonstration or individual use. This kit contains enough materials for maintaining C. elegans over a period of 6 subcultures. This wild-type strain of C. elegans is used extensively in genetic studies. C. elegans completes its life cycle in 3 days, developing from egg through 4 larval stages to adult.

Note: Kit ships with perishables included, but they may arrive on different days. Please order kit at least 2 weeks prior to desired ship date. Keep C. elegans and bacteria cultures at room temperature; do not incubate or refrigerate.


Shipping Information or Purchase Restrictions
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What’s Included:
  •  C. elegans N2 (wild-type strain) Plate Culture
  •  Escherichia coli K12 Broth Culture
  • 6 Bottles Nematode Growth Agar
  • 12 Tubes Nutrient Broth
  • 60 Sterile lazy-L-Spreaders™
  • 40 Sterile Petri Dishes
  • 12 Serological Pipets (1 mL)
  • 6 Disposable Metal Scalpels
  •  Metal Inoculating Loop
  •  Autoclave Disposal Bag
  •  Teacher Instructions
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Needed But Not Included:
  •  37° C Incubator
  •  Stereomicroscope
  •  Pipet Aid
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