Tris-Borate EDTA stock solution (5X) adjusted to pH 8.4 is a solution used in Agarose Gel Electrophoresis typically for the separation of nucleic acids and as a running buffer for preparative work. Tris-borate-EDTA (TBE) is not only used in nucleic acid agarose and polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis but also in agarose and polyacrylamide gel preparation. Quality buffers will help you obtain critical results faster and more efficiently.

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5X TBE is a blend of ultra-pure-grade Tris buffer, ACS-reagent-grade Boric Acid, and EDTA that is adjusted to pH 8.4. TBE has a number of general applications such as agarose and acrylamide gel electrophoresis.

For research use only. These products should not be used for diagnostics


To prepare a 1X TBE buffer solution, add 100ml of 5X TBE buffer to 400ml of deionized water and mix well.

Always use fresh 1X TBE for the gel and for the electrophoresis run.

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Product Package Size Catalog No.
BERUS TBE Buffer 5X 1 Litre WF10402001

Storage Conditions

Store at room temperature.


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