Fast and sensitive analysis of DNA and RNA samples

  • Minimize time-consuming and messy prep work
  • Run up to twice as fast as conventional handcast gels
  • Available in a variety of agarose percentages, well formats, and throughput capacities to suit your applications

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Which E-Gel precast gel is right for you?

Goals General purpose Fastest resolving gel High efficiency cloning DNA purification for next-generation sequencing
Precast gel types E-Gel E-Gel EX E-Gel CloneWell E-Gel SizeSelect E-Gel NGS
Number of wells Single row of 12 or 2 rows with 8 samples and 1 marker well Single row of 11 wells 2 rows with 8 samples and 1 marker well 2 rows with 8 samples and 1 marker well Single row of 11 wells
Stain SYBR Safe DNA stain or ethidium bromide SYBR Gold stain SYBR Safe DNA stain SYBR Gold stain SYBR Safe DNA stain
% agarose
  • 0.8 %
  • 1.2 %
  • 2.0 %
  • 4.0 %
  • 1.0 %
  • 2.0 %
  • 4.0 %
  • 0.8 %
  • 2.0 %
  • 0.8 %
Resolution 20 bp–10 kb 50 bp–5 kb 100 bp–6 kb 50 bp–2 kb 800 bp–10 kb
Run time 30 min 10 min 14–36 min 8–20 min 20 min
Sample volume 20 µL 20 µL 20-25 µL 20-25 µL 20 µL
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Goals High throughput
Precast gel types E-Gel 48 E-Gel 96
Number of wells 48 sample wells and 4 marker wells 96 sample wells and 8 marker wells
Stain Ethidium bromide SYBR Safe DNA stain or ethidium bromide
% agarose
  • 1.0 %
  • 2.0 %
  • 4.0 %
  • 1.0 %
  • 2.0 %
Resolution 10 bp–10 kb 100 bp–2 kb
Run time 20 min 12 min
Sample volume 15 µL 20 µL
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Introduction to Invitrogen E-Gel Precast Agarose Gels and Gel Imaging Products

This video includes an introduction to the Invitrogen brand E-Gel Precast Agarose Gel product line and provides an overview of all E-Gel Precast Agarose Gels and imaging equipment.