17 Base Pair DNA Model-Fully Assembled

SKU: 62122-17

$995.00USD Each

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Buy this Indigo® 17 layer/base pair DNA Model & have it delivered, fully assembled, within a week anywhere in North America. Perfect for display or as an unique graduation or retirement gift.

  • Over 400 around the world in prestigious universities, labs and companies
  • 67,108,864 unique base sequences possible; get yours while supplies last
  • 1.5 turns with accurate 1.9:1 major/minor groove ratio (actual ratio is 1.8:1)
  • Optional Alpha Helix Molecular Model fits the major groove but steric inference in minor groove
  • Working on Biochemistry of Aging?  Additional parts available to show Methylation of DNA Cystosine Nucleoside. Contact us to add these parts to your DNA model order.
  • Studies in Aging & one of our very low cost DNA models could be an interesting science fair project

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!

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 (time 1:20) & 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.


Here's a recent review from one of the more than 400 people who have bought this model.


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  • 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 ~9 kg (20lbs); dimensional is ~45 kg (100lbs)
Reviews (2)

High quality and fast service. Would recommend.

Very high quality model.
— Robert
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