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Learning Exercise: Assay Standard Curve

Title:
Assay Standard Curve
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Description:
This module focuses on the generation of a standard curve based on the activity of an enzyme. A plasma cholesterol assay is used as an example.

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Submitted by:
Scott Cooper
Date Last Modified:
September 29, 2009

Exercise

Two files are attached. The first is a powerpoint file that contains a self paced tutorial on how to generate a standard curve. The second file contains the excel spreadsheet used to generate the figures. This should not be given to the students, as it is what they are supposed to generate.
Additional Information: http://serc.carleton.edu/dev/introgeo/mathstatmodels/examples/34497.html

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Audience

  • College General Ed
  • College Lower Division
  • College Upper Division
  • High School

Topics

Assay Standard Curve

Learning Objectives

The goal of this module is to introduce the basic mathematics that describe enzyme kinetics. Students should become familiar with using spread sheets to calculate the amount of cholesterol in a sample.

Type of Task

  • Individual
  • Student-centered
  • Supplemental Activity
  • Unsupervised

Assessment

Pre and post-assessment questions are embedded in the powerpoint file.