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

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Which E-Gel precast gel is right for you?

Goals General purpose High sensitivity and faster separation High efficiency cloning
Precast gel types E-Gel E-Gel EX E-Gel CloneWell II
Number of wells Single row of 11 wells Single row of 11 wells Two rows of 7 wells (for 7 samples)
Stain SYBR Safe DNA stain SYBR Gold II DNA stain SYBR Safe DNA stain
Agarose, %
  • 0.8 %
  • 1.0 %
  • 2.0 %
  • 4.0 %
  • 1.0 %
  • 2.0 %
  • 4.0 %
  • 0.8 %
Resolution 20 bp–10 kb 50 bp–5 kb 100 bp–6 kb
Run time 30 min 10 min 14–36 min
Sample volume 20 µL 20 µL 20-25 µL
  Order Order Order
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 SYBR Safe DNA stain or 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
  Order Order
Goals Precise DNA fragment library size selection High range fragment library
separation
Precast gel types E-Gel SizeSelect II E-Gel NGS
Number of wells Single row of 7 wells Single row of 11 wells
Stain SYBR Gold stain SYBR Safe DNA stain
Agarose, % 2.0 % 0.8 %
Resolution 50 bp–2 kb 800 bp–10 kb
Run time 8–20 min 20 min
Sample volume 20-25 µL 20 µL
  Order Order
Goals General purpose High sensitivity and faster separation High efficiency cloning
Precast gel types E-Gel E-Gel EX E-Gel CloneWell II
Number of wells Single row of 11 wells Single row of 11 wells Two rows of 7 wells (for 7 samples)
Stain SYBR Safe DNA stain SYBR Gold II DNA stain SYBR Safe DNA stain
Agarose, %
  • 0.8 %
  • 1.0 %
  • 2.0 %
  • 4.0 %
  • 1.0 %
  • 2.0 %
  • 4.0 %
  • 0.8 %
Resolution 20 bp–10 kb 50 bp–5 kb 100 bp–6 kb
Run time 30 min 10 min 14–36 min
Sample volume 20 µL 20 µL 20-25 µL
  Order Order Order
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 SYBR Safe DNA stain or 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
  Order Order
Goals Precise DNA fragment library size selection High range fragment library
separation
Precast gel types E-Gel SizeSelect II E-Gel NGS
Number of wells Single row of 7 wells Single row of 11 wells
Stain SYBR Gold stain SYBR Safe DNA stain
Agarose, % 2.0 % 0.8 %
Resolution 50 bp–2 kb 800 bp–10 kb
Run time 8–20 min 20 min
Sample volume 20-25 µL 20 µL
  Order Order