GEL-FIX/NetFix Gel Support

GEL-FIX™ products are sturdy supports for gels to be incorporated during casting. GEL FIX™ is made from polyester film. Both surfaces of the film are chemically activated providing covalent binding to the gel layer. The gel will adhere to the GEL-FIX™ film not only during electrophoresis but in all subsequent staining and fixing procedures. Thus, it supports the gel layer maintaining exact shape and size (no shrinking, no swelling, no tearing). For documentation, the film-bound gel can be air-dried just as easy at room temperature to result in a transparent film, ideally suited to store the original gel in the laboratory notebook or to acquire it for electronic date processing. GEL-FIX™ for Covers is used to protect the surface of a cast gel from drying out but prevents the gel from adhesion.

  • GEL-FIX™ can be cut into every desired size
  • GEL-FIX™ is stable to temperatures up to 110 °C
  • GEL-FIX™ shelf life time is 24 months if stored dry/dark
  • GEL-FIX™ is transparent to UV light above 310 nm
  • Customized formats are available upon request 

    GEL-FIX™ for PAG: For casting of polyacrylamide gels - 0,18 mm polyester film, activated on both sides to bind polyacrylamide gels (for polymer concentration of at least 10 % or higher)
    GEL-FIX™ for Agarose: For casting of agarose gels - 0.18 mm polyester film, activated on both sides to bind agarose gel layers covalently 

  • GEL-FIX™ for Covers: For covering gel surfaces - 0.075 mm polyester film, non-binding, suitable for polyacrylamide and agarose gels

    NetFix™ is an inert, reinforcing fabric which serves as an ideal support for gel layers. If the agarose or poly- acrylamide gel is subject to blotting after electrophoresis we recommend NetFix™ for Agarose resp. NetFix™ for PAG. The polyester fabric is activated to bind agarose resp. polyacrylamide. If a thin gel is to be removed after electrophoresis and transferred onto the membrane for blotting transfer it can easily get damaged (torn) because it is so thin. Usage of activated GEL-FIX™, however, to support the gel layer is an obstacle to blotting transfer because it must be removed physically before blotting. Here, NetFix™ is the ideal choice. The net is incorporated into the matrix during the casting process but will not interfere with electrophoresis or blotting. NetFix™ allows convenient, safe handling as the gel is reinforced with the NetFix™ layer.  The gel will stay in shape while moving it. The Polyester Sheet, untreated, is used as backing to support horizontal gels prepared with NetFix™.



    News

    Market Square
    September - December 2018

    Hoefer Late Year Promotion 2018 -
    20 % Discount!

    Product of the Month November:
    Mammalian Membrane Protein Extraction Kit

    Certificates of Analysis
    now online!

    New !

    SERVA Catalog
    2018

    Western Blotting -
    New Brochure!

    Top
    Close window
    Market Square
    September - December 2018

    Electrophoresis:

    • Nucleic Acid Electrophoresis
    • SDS-PAGE
    •  Horizontal Isoelectric Focusing (IEF)
    •  Western Blotting: Reagents & Equipment

    Life Sciences:

    • Enzymes & Reagents for Mass Spectrometry
    • Detergents
    • Antibiotics
    • Protein Quantification
    • Protease- & Phosphatase-Inhibitors

    → This way to the new Market Square

    Close window
    Hoefer Late Year Promotion 2018 -
    20 % Discount!

    Hoefer Late Year Promotion - valid until December 31st, 2018

    — Mini Vertical Electrophoresis

    — Standard Vertical Electrophoresis Units

    — Tank Blotter

    → This way to the promotion

    Close window
    Product of the Month November:
    Mammalian Membrane Protein Extraction Kit

    Fast, Easy and Gentle Protein Isolation

    → This way to the Special Offer

    Close window
    Certificates of Analysis
    now online!

    How to find the required certificate of analysis for your product:
    In the search, enter the 5-digit article number without additional packaging, i.e. 11404 if you are looking for the AZ for your 500 g-Pack Agarose 11404.02.
    Now click on the search result and you will be taken to the product entry. Here you will find the link "Certificate of Analysis", which you follow.
    Now select the lot number from the list and download the PDF with a click. Done.

    Close window
    New !

    SERVA Catalog
    2018

    In summary here is a short description of products made available for the research community in 2018:
    • Protein extraction kits for rapid isolation of membrane, cytoplasmic and nuclear proteins from mammalian tissues and cells
    • Cell-based assays for apoptosis and cell profliferation/viability like XTT or Sulforhodamine B
    • Enzymes like recombinant PNGase F or Lysyl Endopeptidase • Ultrapure reagents for UHPLC-MS analysis like acetonitrile and water
    • Biochemicals for nucleic acid purification like recombinant Proteinase K or BlueZol for RNA isolation
    • Electrophoresis gel and blot documentation: SERVA Musketeer is an all-in-one solution for UV/VIS, fluorescence and chemiluminescence applications

    Download our new catalog here:

     

    SERVA Catalog 2018 (pdf)
    Close window
    Western Blotting -
    New Brochure!
    • • Molecular Weight Standards
    • • SDS PAGE for Western Blotting
    • • Transfer Membranes and Buffers
    • • Blocking Reagents
    • • Detection Systems
    • • Instruments for Western Blotting
    SERVA Brochures: Western Blotting V1806 (pdf)
    Close window
    SERVA - now on YouTube

    SERVA InfoMail - Get the latest information

    Close window

    When subscribing to »SERVA InfoMail« you will receive information about the latest product release, special promotions, new jobs at SERVA and more. This service is, of course, free of charge.
    You may remove your name any time from the list of recipients.

    Quick Order

    Close window

    Using the Quick Order field, you can add a product to your shopping cart with just one click. All you have to do: enter the Cat.No. as shown in our catalog in the format xxxxx.yy and click the Go!-Button.