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  • FAQ: What formats are competent cells available in?

    For your convenience, most strains are offered in two formats; 20 single-use transformation tubes (50 µl each) or 6 tubes containing 200 µl each. Both formats are supplied with SOC Outgrowth Media and a pUC19 plasmid control. The most popular cloning strain, NEB 5-alpha is offered at a subcloning efficiency for substantial value. NEB 5-alpha, NEB 10-beta and NEB Turbo are also available in electrocompetent formats. 96 well plate formats are available, on request, for high volume users. SHuffle™ strains are available as 6 single-use transformation tubes (50 µl each).