Gene Pulser Xcell Microbial System #1652662


Waveform Exponential or square:
Voltage, V 200–3,000
Capacitance, µF 10, 25, 50
Resistance (parallel), Ω 50–1,000 in 50 Ω increments, plus infinity
Sample resistance, Ω 20 minimum at 200–2,500 V; 600 minimum at 2,500–3,000 V
Square-wave timing 0.05–5 ms pulse duration in 0.05 ms increments, 1–2 pulses, 5 sec minimum interval
Dimensions (W x D x H), cm Main unit: 31 x 30 x 14; PC module: 31 x 28 x 5
Weight, kg Main unit: 6.6; PC module: 1.9

The Gene Pulser Xcell™ microbial system is for the electroporation of bacteria and fungi, as well as other applications where high-voltage pulses are applied to samples of small volume. The Gene Pulser Xcell microbial electroporation system includes the main unit, the pulse controller, or PC module, ShockPod™ cuvette chamber, five each of 0.1 and 0.2 cm sterile electroporation cuvettes, and cuvette rack.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Universal electroporator capable of transfecting all prokaryotic cell types
  • Compatible with any electroporation buffer
  • Preset protocols for most popular bacterial cell types
  • Flexible manual programming