NEB® 5-alpha Electrocompetent E. coli

This product is currently on backorder.  We recommend the chemical competent version, NEB 5-alpha Competent E. coli (NEB #C2987H/I) as an alternative. If you can only use electrocompetent cells for your application, please contact our Customer Service Team to explore further options.  

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NEB 5-alpha Electrocompetent Competent E. coli is a derivative of the popular DH5α. It is T1 phage resistant and endA deficient for high-quality plasmid preparations. 

  • Optimized for high efficiency transformation by electroporation
  • No dry ice surcharge on competent cell shipments
  • Outgrowth medium included
  • Free of animal products
  • Also available in High efficiency chemical format
  • Refer to our Electroporation Tips
Catalog # Concentration Size List Price Your Price Quantity
C2989K Not Applicable 6 x 0.1 ml $188.00
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