MAX Efficiency™ DH5αF´IQ Competent Cells

Catalog number:  18288019

 Related applications:


Error loading your content!

  Catalog number
Select a plan
Unit size
Price ({{currency}}) Availability Qty
{{product.sku}} {{product.sku}} also known as {{product.formattedSku}} 
Pro add-ons

Your on-site stock

›› {{supplyCenter.scName}}({{scProduct.stockOnHand}} In stock)
›› {{supplyCenter.scName}}(Out of stock)
›› {{supplyCenter.scName}}
This item is not currently available on-site. Depending on your Supply Center settings you may be able to add the item to cart above else use the Order Non-Stocked Items' tab on the Supply Center home page.
Back to top


MAX Efficiency DH5αF´IQ Chemically Competent Cells are high-efficiency chemically competent cells available for M13 cloning, cloning into plasmids with an f1-like origin of replication (phagemids), or cloning into any vector that uses expression from the lac promoter.
MAX Efficiency DH5αF´IQ cells offer the following features:

• >3 x 108 transformants/µg efficiency
• Stable F´ episome eliminates need for growth on minimal media
• ZΔM15 for blue/white screening of colonies or plaques

Three milliliters of lawn cells and a vial of monomer M13mp18 RF DNA are supplied as a control.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.


Competent Cell Type: Chemically Competent
Species: E. coli
Format: Tube(s)
Transformation Efficiency: > 1x10^8
Bacterial or Yeast Strain: DH5α
Product Line: DH5a, MAX Efficiency™
Blue-White Screening: Yes
Cloning Methylated DNA: No
Cloning Unstable DNA: Not Suitable for cloning unstable DNA
F' Episome (to make ssDNA): Contains F' Episome
High Throughput Compatibility: Not High Throughput-Compatible (Manual)
Improves Plasmid Quality: Yes
Preparing Unmethylated DNA: Not Suitable for preparing unmethylated DNA
Product Size: 200 µL
Propagating ccdB Vectors: Not for ccdB vector propagation
Reduces Recombination: Yes
T1 Phage - Resistant (tonA): No
Shipping Condition: Dry Ice

Contents & storage

Store in ultra-cold freezer (-68 to -85°C).


Manuals & protocols