OminMAX and DH10B competent cells have eliminated mcrA, mcrBC, mrr, and hsdRMS restriction systems to allow construction of more representative genomic libraries.

Which competent cell strain is right for you?

 gDNA & plasmid rescueInverted & direct repeats & retroviral usesHigh efficiencyHighest efficiency; for large insertsHighest chemically competent efficiency
Transformation Efficiency of pUC19>1x1010 cfu/µg>5x109 cfu/µg>1x1010 cfu/µg>3x1010 cfu/µg
>5x109 cfu/µg
Plasmid size>20 kb>100 kb>20 kb>100 kb>20kb
Competent cell typeElectrocompetentElectrocompetentElectrocompetentElectrocompetentChemically Competent
T1 and T5 Phage resistant (ton A)  yesyesyes
Generate ssDNA (Contains F' Episome) yes  yes
Cloning unstable inserts yes   
One Shot format    yes
Blue/White Screeningyesyesyesyesyes
Kit contains5 tubes x 100 µL5 tubes x 100 µL5 tubes x 100 µL5 tubes x 100 µL20 tubes x 50 µL