Eisco Genetic Traits Taste Testing Strips
Demonstrate how the ability to taste a certain compound is based on heredity.
Manufacturer: Eisco FSC1033
Is it sweet, salty, bitter or tasteless?
- Depending on their own genetics, students will experience different tastes from the test strips
- PTC — seven out of 10 students will detect a definite taste; remainder will not
- Sodium benzoate — genetics determine if the paper tastes sweet, salty, bitter or tasteless If a student can taste PTC, he may not be able to taste thiourea
- Control strips have no PTC, sodium benzoate or thiourea
Each test strip comes in a pack of 100.
|Used to demonstrates the effects of heredity on taste|
|Thiourea Paper Taste Strip|