Manager; Penny Burke

Location: Duffield 216

Flash Gel



  • 5 minute separation and recovery
  • See bands in as little as 2 minutes
  • Recover samples directly, without UV light, band excicion or purification
  • Real-time separation and documentation
  • Watch band migration as it happens
  • Photograph gels at the bench, without DNA damaging UV light
  • Outstanding sensitivity and resolution
  • 5 - 20 times more sensitive than ethidium bromide; detect <0.1 ng DNA or <10 ng total RNA
  • Clean, sharp separation and straight, uniform sample lanes
  • Built-in transilluminator provides both separation and detection


Helpful Links

The Flashgel system uses precast gel cassettes which can be purchased from VWR. Please contact NBTC staff for assistance in choosing an appropriate cassette for your sample.

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