Indigo 17 Base Pair DNA Model

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Buy this Indigo® 17 base pair, DNA double helix model fully assembled and ready for use in teaching, museum display or as a gift. Designed in 2000, there are over 400 around the world in some of the most prestigious universities, labs and companies.

It features 1.5 turns with technically accurate major/minor grooves in a ratio of ~1.9:1, close to the actual ratio of 1.8:1. Our optional alpha helix molecular model fits the major groove easily but shows steric inference when placed in the minor groove. Interested in methylation? We can provide separate parts for you.

BUT, if you need a really good economical DNA double helix teaching model for genetics, forensics & even ancestry, check out our 12 Base Pair DNA model. One high school teacher found it so useful they bought 10 AND gave us this testimonial!

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The best DNA model on the market first went to Bell Labs in 2000. They have since been joined by well known institutions including: ATF, FBI, IBM, Intel, Pepsi, Baylor College of Med., Argonne, Purdue, Texas A & M, UBC, Johns Hopkins, U. Illinois, Royal Tyrell Museum, McMaster University, USC, Carnegie Mellon., Walter Reed Army Hosp., Howard Hughes Med. Inst., Bill Clinton Museum, Houston Museum of Nat. Sci., Karolinska Inst. TED Lectures & hundreds more. Join the elite now!

Our 17 base pair DNA model is truly world famous. It was featured in a talk at a science meeting called Zurich Minds in December 2014. It also made an appearance in the opening credits of the only season of Moonbase 8. Click on the link below to view.

 

 

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Parts
P/NDescriptionQTY
60010EHydrogen cap, ("mushroom"), ~15mm340
60121EAtom, Molymod, red (oxygen), 1 hole, 23mm77
60200EAtom, Molymod, red (oxygen), 2 hole, 105 degrees102
60203EAtom, Molymod, blue (nitrogen), 2 hole, 105 degree, 23mm17
60210EAtom, Molymod, white (hydrogen), 2 hole, 180 degree, 17mm43
60303e17
60310EAtom, Molymod, black (carbon), 3 hole, 120 degrees, 23mm119
60311EAtom, Molymod, blue (nitrogen), 3 hole, 120 degrees, 23mm94
60312EAtom, Molymod, red (oxygen), 3 hole, 120 degrees, 23mm26
60400EAtom, Molymod, black (carbon), 4 hole, 109.5 degrees, 23mm187
60407EAtom, Molymod, purple (phosphorus), 4 hole, 109.5 deg., 23mm34
60511EAtom, Molymod, black (carbon), 5 hole, 120/90deg., 23mm34
60516Cape26
61015EBond, Molymod, opaque, 2mm (for spacefilling models)748
61020EBond, Molymod, grey "V" (non-VSEPR), 3mm136
62122-17Nut62122-17 Support Rod Nut4
62122-17Rod3 Foot Rod for 62122-171
62122-17spacerBlack Layer Spacer for Indigo 17 & 36 Base Pair DNA16
62122-17Washer62122-17 Support Rod Washer4
62122-36BaseDNA Base 16x1.25"1
62122LAY17
Specifications
  • Ideal display: museum, lobby, classroom
  • 1.5 turns; 17 base pairs, ~50:50 AT:GC
  • "B" form of double helix
  • Major/minor groove 1.9:1 ratio; actual is 1.83:1
  • Highly visual AT-GC base pairing
  • Assembled on black composite base (not as shown)
  • ~1m tall, 300mm diameter
  • Real weight is ~9kg (20lbs); dimensional is ~45kg (100lbs)



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Reviews (1)
2019-05-16
Very high quality model.
— Robert
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