XCell SureLock® Mini-Cell and XCell II™ Blot Module

Catalog number: EI0002

Novex™  Related applications: Protein Assays and Analysis | Protein Gel Electrophoresis

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The XCell SureLock® Mini-Cell and XCell II™ Blot Module includes the XCell SureLock® Mini-Cell for running Novex® mini-gels and the XCell II™ Blot Module for blotting Novex® mini-gels.

The XCell SureLock® Mini-Cell allows you to run Novex® mini-gels quickly, easily, and leak-free without any clamps or grease. The XCell line of mini-cells has always distinguished itself by being simple, sturdy, and convenient. The tradition continues with the patented XCell SureLock® Mini-Cell. The incorporation of a gel tension wedge, in place of the rear wedge used on earlier models, makes the XCell SureLock® Mini-Cell the easiest-to-use mini-cell on the market.

How the system works

The XCell SureLock® Mini-Cell holds gels firmly with a simple gel tension wedge. When the lever on the gel tension wedge is pushed forward into the locked position, an even, horizontal force is generated. This seals the gel/buffer core assembly firmly into position in the lower buffer chamber (see figure). The positive locking action of the gel tension wedge ensures a trouble-free, leak-free gel run every time.

Easy set-up procedure

The XCell SureLock® Mini-Cell can be easily set up in just three simple steps (see figure).
The XCell SureLock® Mini-Cell is available separately or as a part of a complete package to fit your electrophoresis needs (see table).

The XCell II™ Blot Module
The XCell II™ Blot Module allows you to easily transfer proteins or nucleic acids from mini-gels to membranes. It fits neatly into the XCell SureLock® and XCell II™ Mini-Cells in place of the gel/buffer core assembly. It requires less than 200 mL of transfer buffer for Western, Southern, and northern transfers. Tough platinized titanium and stainless steel electrodes create a uniform electrical field without clamps or hinged gel holders. Maximum blot size is 9 cm x 9 cm.

Upgrade your XCell II™ to an XCell SureLock® Mini-Cell

Conversion of an XCell II™ into an XCell SureLock® is easy with the SureLock Retrofit Kit (available separately). The kit consists of a SureLock mini-cell lid, gel tension wedge, and molded mini-gel buffer dam.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.


Mode of Transfer: Wet
Gel Compatibility: NuPAGE® Gels, Novex® Mini Gels
Running Dimension: Vertical
For Use With (Equipment): XCell SureLock® Mini
Capacity: Up to 2 mini-gels
Gel Size: Mini (8 cm x 8 cm)
Product Size: 1 unit

Contents & storage

• XCell II™ Blot Module
• 1 Gel Tension Wedge
• 1 Buffer Dam
• 1 Lower Buffer Chamber
• 1 Buffer Core
• 1 Mini-Cell Lid
• 1 Gel Knife

Warrantied for one year from the time of purchasing.


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