Biorad Gel Doc XR+ Imaging System with IMAGE LAB 6.1 Computer

Bio-Rad

$6,500.00 

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The Gel Doc XR+ System is based on CCD high-resolution, high-sensitivity detection technology and modular options to accommodate a wide range of samples and support multiple detection methods including fluorescence and colorimetric detection. The Gel Doc XR+ System is controlled by Image Lab Software to optimize imager performance for fast, integrated, and automated image capture and analysis of various samples.

The system accommodates a wide array of samples, from large handcast polyacrylamide gels to small ReadyAgarose Gels and various blots. The system is an ideal accompaniment to PCR, purification, and electrophoresis systems, enabling image analysis and documentation of restriction digests, amplified nucleic acids, genetic fingerprinting, RFLPs, and protein purification and characterization.

Features and Benefits of the Gel Doc XR+ System

  • Gel and blot imaging and analysis are quick and accurate
  • Automated, hands-off routines; no training is required
  • Save and recall all the steps in the workflow for repeatable and reproducible results
  • Optimize the system at setup for image data that is always accurate, reproducible, and free of imaging artifacts
  • Wide range of applications with special accessories to preserve sample integrity for downstream research while ensuring user safety
  • Comprehensive, automated quantitative analysis of protein and DNA samples in seconds
  • Customize and organize data in reports
  • Obtain publication-quality results quickly

The Gel Doc XR+ System optimizes reproducibility and reliability of experimental data, enabling quantitative comparisons between different experiments. Using proprietary algorithms, this imaging system is calibrated at setup to ensure:

  • Images are in focus at all times, regardless of zoom level or sample position
  • Appropriate flat fielding correction is automatically and consistently applied to image data for every application
  • Imaging artifacts are automatically corrected

The Gel Doc XR+ System enables quick and easy visualization, documentation, and analysis of nucleic acid and protein gels, blots, and macroarrays with a few clicks of the mouse. The system supports fluorescence and colorimetric detection methods. The Gel Doc XR+ System consists of a darkroom hood, CCD camera and software-controlled motorized lens, UV and white light illuminators, filter slider with standard filter, and UV-protection shield. The system enables you to:

  • Increase cloning efficiency and protein production by protecting DNA electrophoresis samples from UV exposure using the XcitaBlue conversion screen and blue light excitable stains such as GelGreen, SYBR Safe, and SYBR Green I
  • Maintain standard operating procedures or criteria for sample performance as there is no loss in sensitivity compared to UV and ethidium bromide staining
  • For imaging SYBR Safe DNA applications, you may use the UV transilluminator or the optional XcitaBlue kit. The XcitaBlue (UV to blue conversion screen) protects samples from UV damage and also allows you to externally visualize DNA samples without a UV shield

Biorad Gel Doc XR+ Imaging System Specifications

Maximum sample size

28 x 36 cm

Maximum image area

19.4 x 26 cm

Excitation source

Epi-white light and trans-UV (302 nm) are standard (optional 365 nm lamp available); optional trans-white conversion screen and XcitaBlue™ UV/blue conversion screen available

Illumination control

3 modes (trans-UV, trans white, epi-white)

Detector

CCD

Pixel size (H x V)

4.65 x 4.65 µm

Filter holder

3 positions (2 for filters, 1 without filter)

Emission filters

1 included (standard), 3 optional

Dynamic range

> 3.0 orders of magnitude

Pixel density (gray levels)

4,096

Dynamic flat fielding

Application specific, for all applications


    Condition

    Used. Excellent functional condition.  Please note: Focus calibration target and flat fielding disk are not included.

    Includes

    • Biorad Gel Doc XR+ Imaging System with IMAGE LAB 6.1 Computer
    • Power cords

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    Warranty

    30 Day warranty. We pledge to offer the best service and warranty to all of our customers! This is our way of saying thank you for allowing us to serve you.

    Certification

    This is a genuine product from this manufacturer.

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    Regardless of the origin of the equipment, documentation provided or identification appearing upon the equipment, the equipment described and offered here is in no way certified for, recommended for, or offered for any specific use. The purchaser agrees that the seller shall not be held responsible or liable for any injuries or damages, whether incidental or consequential, associated in any way with the equipment. The purchaser, by bidding on this equipment, indicates their acknowledgment of, and agreement to the terms of this disclaimer. it is the purchaser's responsibility to have the item inspected and certified by a qualified professional before use!