Juergen Luenzer
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D-52351 Düren Phone: +49 (0) 2421 2084690
E-Mail: jluenzer@nippongenetics.de
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FastGene UV Transilluminator

Fig. 1: The FastGene® UV TransiIlluminator FG-300 Fig. 2: The FastGene® Small UV TransiIlluminator; FG-301

For the detection of DNA, stained with Ethidium Bromide, UV-Transilluminators are still the first choice. The achievable sensitivity is strongly dependent on the quality of the UV lamps and of the filter material. High quality UV tables show almost no visible light. The quality of the UV light source and of the filter can easily be tested: UV light is invisible to the human eye. When the instrument is switched on and the position of the UV lamps are easy to detect, too much of the long wavelenght light will be emitted and the result is a much lower sensitivity (see figure 3).
The FastGene® UV Transilluminator passes this test without a problem. 

Fig. 3: UV light source of a conventional device (left) and the FastGene® UV TransiIlluminator (right)

Fig. 4: Agarose gel with different concentrations of a DNA standard.
Left: conventional UV transilluminator;
Right: FastGene® UV TransiIlluminator.

Furthermore the FastGene® UV Transilluminator includes a specifically manufactured filter system and shows a very effective protection against harmful UV radiation (see figure 5) 

 

Fig. 5: Permeability of the filter for UV radiation. Blue: conventional UV transilluminator, in red: FastGene® UV TransiIlluminator.

Specifications  FG-300 (large) FG-301 (small)
Size 288 x 340 x 80 mm 247 x 132 x 49 mm
Viewing area 260 x 210 mm 150 x 80 mm
Weight 4,3 kg 1,4 kg
UV wave lenght 302 nm 302 nm
UV lamps 6 x 8 Watt 6 Watt
Power 100 - 240 V;
50 - 60 Hz
12V - 1,5 A
UV transmissibility 0,01% 0,01%

 

 

Ordering information
Ordering information
Product Cat.No.: Content
FastGene UV Transilluminator FG-300 FastGene UV Transilluminator
FastGene UV Small Transilluminator FG-301 FastGene UV Small Transilluminator

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