Labpro's Rapid Screen electrophoresis system is a horizontal gel tank designed for rapid, linear separations of nucleic acids. It requires minimal setup and provides excellent band resolution with consistent lane-to-lane mobility for accurate results. The tank is versatile for use with applications requiring rapid screens such as fragment analysis and recombinant screening in 30 minutes or less.
The maximum suggested applied voltage for the electrophoresis of DNA in agarose gels, using the tank, is 100 volts. In a 1% TBE gel, this translates into a run-time of approximately one hour. Lower voltages may be used with the general rule that a 50V run will take twice as long as a 100V run. Higher voltages may be used to decrease the run-time; however, the heat generated during high voltage electrophoresis may decrease sample resolution. Such artifacts may be avoided by running the unit in a cold room or by adding 1X electrophoresis buffer “ice cubes” to keep the unit properly cooled.
The suggested run parameters for the electrophoresis of RNA in agarose gels containing formaldehyde is 60-80 volts. Since the tank has no capacity for buffer recirculation, the buffer from each reservoir should be collected after 1.5 hours of electrophoresis.
The Rapid Screen Electrophoresis System comes with: vented lid, UVT casting tray, casting fixture, 1 x 1.5 mm x 10 & 15 well tooth combs, and power cords.
• Gel Dimensions: 7.8 cm (wide) x 10.0 cm (long)
• Sample combs: 30 samples (2 combs, 10 & 15 samples ea)
• Buffer Capacity: 400 ml
• Distance Between Electrodes: 19.3 cm
• Maximum Voltage: 200 V
Net weight 0.6kg
Dimension (LxWxH) 365 x 105 x 55 mm