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    Technical specifications for


      Minikin- Gel size: 10 (w) x 12 (l) cm

        - Dual sided, runs one/ two/ three/ four gels at a time
        - In situ gel casting
            Casting stands with binder clips is available for
            external casting
        - Designed for effective gel cooling
            Unit can be cooled further by water circulation ports
            provided in a customized Minikin.
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        - No sample loss in uni-directional migration model

        - Gel thickness: 1/ 1.5/ 3 mm
            or custom made to run preparative gels
        - Wells per gel: 12/16
            or custom made as per your specification
        - Buffer requirement:1000 mL
        - 10% SDS-PAGE run in 1 hr 10 mins
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        Ready to Use system includes:
    1.   Lower anodic tank fitted with male connectors and
    2.   Central electrode unit for in situ gel casting fitted with electrodes and gold plated male connectors
    3.   Two resilient silicone gaskets for central electrode unit
    4.   Two notched and two rectangular glass plate
    5.   Four 1.5 mm thick, breakage resistant, slotted spacers
    6.   Two PTFE comb (1.5 mm thick, 12 wells, est. vol. 112 µL/well)
    7.   Four clamps with screws and clamp opener
    8.   Agarose dispenser for filling slot in spacers
    9.   Gel-sandwich opener
    10.   Vented lid
    11.   Glass plate stand
    12.   Two buffer savers
    13.   Electrical cords with gold plated male and female connectors designed for user safety (1 pair)
    14.   Instruction manual

        Additional items, accessories, modifications etc:
    1.   Cooling systems for Minikin
        a.   Additional unit to cool the buffer by water circulation ports
        b.   Additional unit to cool the buffer by ice tray or gel pack
        c.   High external tank to contain larger amount of buffer for cooling
    2.   Extra set of spacers combs and notched glass plate to run two gels at a time
    3.   Combs with 16 wells for running more samples per gel
    4.   Safety lid with attached electrodes for safe operations
    5.   Gel-casting options available
        a.   In situ gel casting (can be done within the ready-to-use system) - sealing with agarose/ agar
        b.   Gel caster with binder clips - bottom sealing with agarose/ agar
        c.   Agarose/agar free, tape-free casting stand
    6.   Penta-legged levelling table with spirit-level

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Ordering information

Minikin - Vertical Gel Electrophoresis Apparatus
For Mini Vertical Gels.