Molecular Cloning Education
Learn about the foundations of molecular cloning and recombinant DNA technology

Find resources suitable for researchers at multiple levels beginning with an overview of restriction enzymes as fundamental tools and their applications in common cloning and non-cloning research strategies.

Restriction enzymes

Find out about historical overview of restriction enzymes, usage considerations, troubleshooting and non-cloning applications


Learn about the traditional cloning workflow, troubleshooting, PCR cloning, subcloning as well as library preparation and shotgun sequencing

Competent cells and transformation

Review competent cells, their usage, and tips for bacterial transformation in molecular cloning

Molecular cloning videos

Additional technical resources


For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.