Mini-PROTEAN® Tetra Cell #1658007


Number of gels 1–2
Cell (tank and lid with power cables) 1
10-well combs 5
1.5 mm spacer plates (5 plates per box) 1 box
Short plates (5 plates per box) 1 box
Casting stands 1
Casting frames 2
Precast gels Mini-PROTEAN or Ready Gel® precast gels
Handcast gels Handcast using Mini-PROTEAN glass plates
Total buffer volume to run 2 gels (ml) 800
Total buffer volume to run 4 gels (ml) 1,000
Recommended power supply PowerPac™ Basic, PowerPac HC (high current), PowerPac HV (high voltage), or PowerPac Universal
Typical run time for SDS-PAGE 35–45 min (at 200 V constant)
Gel format Mini
Buffer dam 1

Use the Mini-PROTEAN Tetra vertical electrophoresis system to cast and run 1–2 mini gels.

This protein electrophoresis system includes:

  • Tank, lid with power cables, electrode assembly
  • Mini cell buffer dam
  • 1 casting stand with 2 casting frames
  • 5 short plates and 5 spacer plates with integrated 1.5 mm spacers
  • Five 10-well combs
  • Five gel releasers (165-3320)

The Mini-PROTEAN Tetra cell eliminates tedious assembly procedures and has a patented sealing mechanism* that prevents assembly errors during handcasting.

Note: To run 1–4 gels, please order a 4-gel cell or order a 2-gel cell and the optional Mini-PROTEAN Tetra companion running module (165-8038).

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View our complete line of Mini-PROTEAN Tetra cells and accessories for additional options in protein electrophoresis systems.

We offer a full selection of polyacrylamide gel reagents including high-purity acrylamide solutions and powders for handcasting gels.

* U.S. patent 6,436,262