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Nucleic-acid technologies: PCR
UV Crosslinker
Spectronics Corporation’s Select XLE-Series ultraviolet crosslinker is designed for the identification and analysis of trace amounts of DNA/RNA with greater sensitivity, accuracy, and speed than with conventional analysis.
The UV crosslinker covalently binds nucleic acids to membranes in under 30 seconds—240 times faster than vacuum-oven baking. It has a true-UV-monitoring circuitry that safeguards valuable test results from washouts, even when the tubes age. Researchers also rely on this versatile instrument for eliminating PCR contamination, nicking ethidium-bromide-stained DNA in agarose gels, gene mapping for creating cleavage-inhibiting thymine dimers, RecA mutation screening in E.coli, UV sterilization and miscellaneous UV-dosage applications. The Select Series crosslinker features a "smart" user-friendly, fully programmable microprocessor, built-in help messages and an auto-repeat function that make its operation amazingly fast and simple. It features five 8-watt tubes and is available in a choice of 254-nm, 312-nm, and 365-nm versions.
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Spectronics Corporation manufactures more than 1,000 different UV, UV/Blue™ and LED products for literally hundreds of markets and applications.

Spectronics invented fluorescent leak detection in 1955 and has been the premier supplier of ultraviolet dyes and inspection lamps to the automotive, HVAC/R and industrial markets for over half a century.

In the laboratory and life science fields, Spectroline® transilluminators produce outstanding uniform UV intensity and brilliant fluorescent sample response. Our crosslinkers provide precise UV dosage and membrane binding. Spectroline® UV lamps and radiometers are widely used for medical diagnosis and treatment.