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Invitrogen™ Library Efficiency™ DH5α Competent Cells Non-distribution product as customer accommodation. Available on GSA/VA Contract for Federal Government customers only.

Ideal for difficult cloning constructions or applications that use limiting amounts of DNA

Manufacturer:  Invitrogen™ 18263012

Catalog No. 18-263-012

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Includes: Library Efficiency DH5α Competent Cells: 5 vials, 200µL each (total of 1mL), pUC19 DNA (10pg/µL): 1 vial, 50µL, S.O.C. medium: 2 bottles, 6mL each



Library Efficiency DH5α Competent Cells are a versatile strain of chemically competent cells that demonstrate transformation efficiencies of >1 x 108 cfu/µg plasmid DNA.

  • Supports blue/white screening by α-complementation on plates containing X-Gal or Bluo-Gal
  • Maintains plasmid DNA with minimum recombination events
  • Delivers high-yield plasmid preparations for downstream applications
  • M13mp cloning vectors may be propagated on a lawn of DH5α-FT™, DH5αF'™, DH5αF'IQ™, JM101, or JM107 for plaque formation

Not high-throughput compatible (Manual)

Cloning, Transformation

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Chemically Competent
Library Efficiency DH5α Competent Cells: 5 vials, 200μL each (total of 1mL), pUC19 DNA (10 pg/μL): 1 vial, 50μL, S.O.C. medium: 2 bottles, 6mL each
> 1x108
Cloning, Transformation
Store Competent Cells at -80°C. Store pUC19 DNA at -20°C. Store SOC Medium at 4°C or at room temperature.
E. coli
10 reactions
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