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Features of Gel Viewing Equipment

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High Sensitivity
Visual detection limit is one ng per compact band of EtBr stained dsDNA due to high intensity of UVA tubes
UV-transparent diffuser window allows 85-90% of the UV to pass through

Non-brittle filter made of plastic which does not crack easily
No solarization i.e., UV-transparency of UV-transparent diffuser window is unchanged over time

No skin burns or damage to retina as UVA tubes emit light similar to light found outdoors
Negligible photo-nicking or photo-bleaching of DNA due to use of lower energy UVA lights
Dual (Hi-lo) mode for viewing. Go to high mode only when required
Low capital cost and spares
Does not need costly UV-transparent violet filter