Seeing the invisible constituents of plants
Are you fascinated by the hidden mysteries within plant cells? The tutorial unleashes curiosity by exploring the fundamental essential units of plant’s life – DNA – the molecule that caries genetic instructions for the functioning of an organism and chlorophyll, the pigment that gives plants their green color and helps them convert sunlight into energy. It introduces the extraction procedure of DNA and chlorophyll from spinach, unlocking the hidden beauty within.
Vincenta Mikulėnaite (LT)
Vincenta works in the field of epigenetics. She is a PhD student in biochemistry at the Center for Life Sciences, Vilnius University.
Kristina Zakutauskaite (LT)
Kristina worked as a laboratory assistant at Vilnius University studying the structure of photosynthetic reaction centers and their importance for the interaction of chlorophyll pigments.