HomeFAQsWhat is the optimal heat shock time for the 96-tube format NEB 5-alpha Competent E. coli (NEB #C2987U)?
FAQ: What is the optimal heat shock time for the 96-tube format NEB 5-alpha Competent E. coli (NEB #C2987U)?
Both the temperature and the timing of the heat shock step are important and specific to the transformation volume and vessel. Using the 96-tube provided, 30 seconds at 42°C is optimal. Expect approximately 15% loss in transformation efficiency when heat shocking for 20 seconds.
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