E-Gel Precast Agarose Gels

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

E-Gel Precast Gel and Ladder Selection Tool

Request a demo

Which E-Gel precast gel is right for you?

GoalsGeneral purposeHigh sensitivity and faster separationHigh efficiency cloning
Precast gel typesE-GelE-Gel EXE-Gel CloneWell II
Number of wellsSingle row of 11 wellsSingle row of 11 wellsTwo rows of 7 wells (for 7 samples)
StainSYBR Safe DNA stainSYBR Gold II DNA stainSYBR Safe DNA stain
Agarose, %
  • 0.8 %
  • 1.0 %
  • 2.0 %
  • 4.0 %
  • 1.0 %
  • 2.0 %
  • 4.0 %
  • 0.8 %
Resolution20 bp–10 kb50 bp–5 kb100 bp–6 kb
Run time30 min10 min14–36 min
Sample volume20 µL20 µL20-25 µL
 OrderOrderOrder
GoalsGeneral purposeHigh sensitivity and faster separation
Precast gel typesE-GelE-Gel EX
Number of wells2222
StainSYBR Safe DNA stainSYBR Gold II DNA stain
Agarose, %
  • 1.0 %
  • 2.0 %
  • 1.0 %
  • 2.0 %
Resolution50 bp–5 kb50 bp–5 kb
Run time30 min10 min
Sample volume20 µL20 µL
 OrderOrder
GoalsHigh throughput
Precast gel typesE-Gel 48E-Gel 96
Number of wells48 sample wells and 4 marker wells96 sample wells and 8 marker wells
StainSYBR Safe DNA stain or Ethidium bromideSYBR Safe DNA stain or Ethidium bromide
Agarose, %
  • 1.0 %
  • 2.0 %
  • 4.0 %
  • 1.0 %
  • 2.0 %
Resolution10 bp–10 kb100 bp–2 kb
Run time20 min12 min
Sample volume15 µL20 µL
 OrderOrder
GoalsPrecise DNA fragment library size selectionHigh range fragment library
separation
Precast gel typesE-Gel SizeSelect IIE-Gel NGS
Number of wellsSingle row of 7 wellsSingle row of 11 wells
StainSYBR Gold stainSYBR Safe DNA stain
Agarose, %2.0 %0.8 %
Resolution50 bp–2 kb800 bp–10 kb
Run time8–20 min20 min
Sample volume20-25 µL20 µL
 OrderOrder
GoalsGeneral purposeHigh sensitivity and faster separationHigh efficiency cloning
Precast gel typesE-GelE-Gel EXE-Gel CloneWell II
Number of wellsSingle row of 11 wellsSingle row of 11 wellsTwo rows of 7 wells (for 7 samples)
StainSYBR Safe DNA stainSYBR Gold II DNA stainSYBR Safe DNA stain
Agarose, %
  • 0.8 %
  • 1.0 %
  • 2.0 %
  • 4.0 %
  • 1.0 %
  • 2.0 %
  • 4.0 %
  • 0.8 %
Resolution20 bp–10 kb50 bp–5 kb100 bp–6 kb
Run time30 min10 min14–36 min
Sample volume20 µL20 µL20-25 µL
 OrderOrderOrder
GoalsGeneral purposeHigh sensitivity and faster separation
Precast gel typesE-GelE-Gel EX
Number of wells2222
StainSYBR Safe DNA stainSYBR Gold II DNA stain
Agarose, %
  • 1.0 %
  • 2.0 %
  • 1.0 %
  • 2.0 %
Resolution50 bp–5 kb50 bp–5 kb
Run time30 min10 min
Sample volume20 µL20 µL
 OrderOrder
GoalsHigh throughput
Precast gel typesE-Gel 48E-Gel 96
Number of wells48 sample wells and 4 marker wells96 sample wells and 8 marker wells
StainSYBR Safe DNA stain or Ethidium bromideSYBR Safe DNA stain or Ethidium bromide
Agarose, %
  • 1.0 %
  • 2.0 %
  • 4.0 %
  • 1.0 %
  • 2.0 %
Resolution10 bp–10 kb100 bp–2 kb
Run time20 min12 min
Sample volume15 µL20 µL
 OrderOrder
GoalsPrecise DNA fragment library size selectionHigh range fragment library
separation
Precast gel typesE-Gel SizeSelect IIE-Gel NGS
Number of wellsSingle row of 7 wellsSingle row of 11 wells
StainSYBR Gold stainSYBR Safe DNA stain
Agarose, %2.0 %0.8 %
Resolution50 bp–2 kb800 bp–10 kb
Run time8–20 min20 min
Sample volume20-25 µL20 µL
 OrderOrder

Resources and support for E-Gel Agarose DNA Electrophoresis Systems

Have questions about the E-Gel system or new to molecular biology applications? Access literature, selection guides, webinars, and additional educational resources below for more information.

Videos

Watch fun and educational videos on molecular biology techniques, how-tos, and tips and tricks.

Webinars

View upcoming and recorded webinars for in-depth understanding of molecular biology techniques and resources.

Selection guide

Find our E-Gel selection table that will guide you in choosing the best products for your experiments.

Selection tool

Use the E-Gel precast gel and ladder selection tool with filters for instrument, gel stain, fragment resolution, and more to refine available options.

Product support centers

Browse the support centers by application for technical support and troubleshooting help.

Nucleic Acid Purification and Analysis Support Center

Find tips, troubleshooting help, and resources for your nucleic acid purification & analysis applications.