The UVP CL-1000 UV Crosslinker is a laboratory instrument used for DNA and RNA crosslinking and other applications requiring UV irradiation. It uses high-intensity ultraviolet (UV) light to create covalent bonds between nucleic acids, proteins, and other molecules.
The UVP CL-1000 features a 254 nm wavelength UV lamp that emits a focused beam of UV light to irradiate samples. The crosslinker has a built-in digital timer that allows for precise control over the exposure time, and the adjustable height tray accommodates a range of sample sizes.
This instrument is commonly used in molecular biology and biochemistry laboratories to fix nucleic acids to membranes, for example, in Southern, Northern, and Western blotting techniques. Additionally, it can be used to crosslink proteins, crosslink antibodies to antigens, and sterilize equipment and surfaces in the laboratory.
Overall, the UVP CL-1000 is a versatile and reliable UV crosslinker that is widely used in research laboratories for a variety of applications.
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5 Best Things:
- High-intensity UV light: The UVP CL-1000 uses a high-intensity 254 nm wavelength UV lamp to create covalent bonds between nucleic acids, proteins, and other molecules. This makes it an efficient and effective crosslinking instrument.
- Adjustable exposure time: The crosslinker has a built-in digital timer that allows for precise control over the exposure time, ranging from 5 seconds to 99 minutes and 59 seconds. This feature allows users to tailor the exposure time to their specific application.
- Adjustable height tray: The adjustable height tray accommodates a range of sample sizes, from small tubes to larger flasks, making it versatile and easy to use.
- Easy-to-use interface: The UVP CL-1000 features a user-friendly interface that is simple to operate, with clearly labeled buttons and a digital display.
- Multiple applications: In addition to crosslinking nucleic acids and proteins, the UVP CL-1000 can also be used for sterilization and DNA damage studies, making it a versatile tool for molecular biology and biochemistry laboratories.