Lucigen will make any E. coli strain competent, in flexible formatting options, to meet your specific requirements for many applications such as:

  • Library construction – bulk aliquots for phage display or lentiviral libraries (e.g. CRISPR, shRNA)

  • High-throughput cloning – 96-well plates for synthetic biology and automated platforms

  • Protein expression – your favourite strain, at highest transformation efficiencies

    Pilot batches available to test your workflow or E. coli strain

It’s easy. Here’s why.

  • Support – Personalised service from initial discussion through delivery
  • Flexibility – Choose from the following options to match your specific needs:

    • Style: Chemically competent or electrocompetent cells
    • Dispense volume: bulk or small aliquots
    • Format: 96-well plates or tubes of your choice
    • Strains: Lucigen or any BSL1 E. coli strain of choice that meets your application needs

  • Transformation Efficiency – High efficiencies that match your needs, up to an industry-leading 4×1010 cfu/µg DNA

  • Turnaround Time – Rapid, average 2-3 weeks 

  • Quality – ISO 13485 Certified with 10+ years of manufacturing excellence, available for OEM and partnerships.

    Custom competent cells for 96-well plates