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Electro Competent Cells

Luminous BioSciences provides different electro competent E. coli cells suitable for transformation for library preparation or where a large number of recombinants are required. We provide the following competent cells:

  • E. coli LBS 5-alpha - Electro Competent Cells
  • E. coli DH10B - Electro Competent Cells


  • Transformation efficiency: 1 x 10710 cfu/μg pUC19 DNA
  • Supplied as single use 50 μl per vials or 100 μl per vials
  • Efficient transformation of unmethylated DNA derived from PCR, cDNA and many other sources (hsdR)
  • Activity of nonspecific endonuclease I (endA1) eliminated for highest quality plasmid preparations
  • Resistance to phage T1 (LBS 5-alpha)
  • LBS 5-alpha and DH10B cells are suitable for blue/white screening by α-complementation of the β-galactosidase gene

Reagents Supplied

  • E. coli Electro Competent Cells (50-100 μl per vial)
  • Transformation control (pUC19 DNA)
  • Instruction Manual


All Luminous BioSciences products are recommended to be used for in-vitro research use only. None of our products are intended for diagnostic or therapeutic applications.

Electro Competent Cells
Electro Competent Cells PRODUCTS
Product Catalog Size Price Qty  
Bl21 Competent Cells
C4500-1 5x 0.2 ml $75.00
LBS 10B Electro Competent Cells
C5590-1 10x 0.05 ml $150.00
LBS 10B Electro Competent Cells
C5590-2 50x 0.05 ml $472.50
(WAS $525.00)
LBS Alpha Electrocompetent Cells
C6590-2 50x 0.05 ml $550.00