Fisher Scientific XCell II Electrophoresis System

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The XCell SureLock Mini-Cell and XCell II Blot Module set is an electrophoresis and blotting system for mini gels. It includes the XCell SureLock Mini-Cell for running Invitrogen mini gels and the XCell II Blot Module for blotting up to two mini gels at a time.


How the system works

The XCell SureLock Mini-Cell holds gels firmly with a simple gel tension wedge. When the lever on the gel tension wedge is pushed forward into the locked position, an even, horizontal force is generated. This seals the gel/buffer core assembly firmly into position in the lower buffer chamber. The positive locking action of the gel tension wedge ensures a trouble-free, leak-free gel run every time.


XCell II Blot Module

The XCell II Blot Module allows you to easily transfer proteins or nucleic acids from mini gels to membranes. It fits into the XCell SureLock and XCell II Mini-Cells in place of the gel/buffer core assembly. It requires less than 200 mL of transfer buffer for western, southern, and northern transfers. Tough platinized titanium and stainless steel electrodes create a uniform electrical field without clamps or hinged gel holders. Maximum blot size is 9 cm x 9 cm.


Upgrade your XCell II to an XCell SureLock Mini-Cell

Conversion of an XCell II into an XCell SureLock is easy with the SureLock Retrofit Kit (available separately). The kit consists of a SureLock mini-cell lid, gel tension wedge, and molded mini-gel buffer dam.



  • Capacity: Mini Precast Protein Gels
  • For Use With (Application): Wet Transfer
  • For Use With (Equipment):XCell SureLock Mini-Cell
  • Gel Compatibility: Mini Precast Protein Gels
  • Gel Size: Mini, 8 cm x 8 cm
  • Membrane Compatibility: Nitrocellulose, PVDF
  • Mode of Transfer: Wet
  • Product Line: Novex, XCell II, XCell SureLock
  • Type: Blot Module
  • Running Dimension: Vertical

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