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E.Coli Competent Cells for Plasmid DNA Transformation

Cloning Competent Cell Comparison & Selection Chart

Do you agree that cloning competent cells from other providers are too expensive?

To facilitate your cloning competent cell selection and save you time and money, Civic Bioscience has build a comparison chart with top vending E.Coli cloning competent cells used for plasmid DNA transformation from competitors and from Transgen Biotech (the largest competent cell manufacturer in the world). Civic Bioscience provides high-efficiency, low price, chemically competent cells from Transgen Biotech. Dare to compare and be surprised on how much you can save on your competent cells used in your cDNA cloning or library construction experiments!


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DH5a      |     Top10     |     Stbl3     |      Gateway ccdB     |      XL1-Blue     |      XL10-Gold     |      MACH1-T1     |     dam-/dcm-
Competent cell selection chart

Library Efficiency DH5a®

18263-012
225$ /ml (5 x 0.2 ml)
  • Transfo. efficiency: > 1 x 10cfu/ug
  • Genotype: F- Φ80lacZΔM15 Δ(lacZYA-argF) U169 recA1 endA1 hsdR17 (rk-, mk+) phoA supE44 λ-thi-1 gyrA96 relA1
  • Shipping fee: not clear, may depend on your location.

MAX Efficiency DH5a®

18258-012
334$ /ml (5 x 0.2 ml)
  • Transfo. efficiency: > 1 x 10cfu/ug
  • Genotype : F- Φ80lacZΔM15 Δ(lacZYA-argF) U169 recA1 endA1 hsdR17 (rk-, mk+) phoA supE44 λ-thi-1 gyrA96 relA1
  • Shipping fee : not clear, may depend on your location.

NEB 5-alpha Competent

C2987H
235$ /ml (20 x 0,05 ml)
  • Transfo. efficiency: > 1 x 10cfu/ug
  • Genotype : glnV44Φ80 Δ(lacZ)M15 Δ(argF-lacZ)U169 recA1 endA1 phoA fhuA2 gyrA96 hsdR17 thi-1 relA1
  • Shipping fee : 0$ if ordered online

One Shot® TOP10 Chem. Competent E. coli

C404003
531$ /ml (20 x 0,05 ml)
  • Transfo. efficiency : > 1 x 10cfu/ug
  • Genotype : F- mcrA Δ( mrr-hsdRMS-mcrBC) Φ80lacZΔM15 ΔlacX74 recA1 araD139 Δ(ara-leu)7697 galU galK rpsL (StrR) endA1 nupG
  • Shipping fee : not clear, may depend on your location.

NEB 10-beta Comp. E.coli

C3019H
278$ /ml (20 x 0,05 ml)
  • Transfo. efficiency: > 1 x 10cfu/ug