Standard UV Transilluminator


Key Features

  • Three wavelength options for added flexibility and convenience: 254/312/365 nm
  • Long life filter
  • High efficiency reflector
  • Hi/Lo intensity switch
  • Fast start up
SKU: UVT Category:
Special Requirements?


Available in 21x21cm and 21x26cm sizes, our transilluminators are supplied either as standalone units or with the MicroDOC, as part of a fully integrated gel documentation system. With a large surface area, each transilluminator serves as the perfect workstation for viewing and working with fluorescently-stained protein and nucleic acid gels.

Standard features include a high/low intensity safety switch and an efficient starter that allows each of the six 8-Watt UV tubes to energise quickly without flickering, while special filter glass minimises unwanted background light. All of these features maximise contrast and sensitivity, allowing even the faintest fluorescent gels to be viewed. Two dual wavelength models offer added flexibility and convenience.

We recommend the 312nm wavelength transilluminator for standard gel documentation requirements. 254nm wavelength transilluminators will cause more DNA damage and are suited to other applications such as crosslinking. 254nm bulbs may also be visible through the filter making them unsuitable for gel documentation.

Product Includes: UV transilluminator and cable

Catalogue Page Number: 70

Unit Dimensions (cm)34 x 29.5 x 1034 x 29.5 x 1034 x 29.5 x 1034 x 29.5 x 1034 x 29.5 x 1034 x 29.5 x 10
Viewing Size (cm)21 x 2126 x 2121 x 2126 x 2121 x 2126 x 21
Wavelength (nm)254254312312365365

This product has been cited in the following research papers:

Reference title Date Citation Product usage
Development of a culture-independent method for rapid monitoring of microbial indicators in water samples 2018 Azimirad, M., Tajetdin, E., Hasani, Z. et al. Int. J. Environ. Sci. Technol. (2018). …Ten microlitres of amplified products was electrophoresed on 1.2% agarose gel, and then the PCR products were stained with ethidium bromide and visualized under UV light (Cleaver scientific Ltd, Warwickshire, UK).…
Molecular and phylogenetic evidences of dispersion of human-infecting microsporidia to vegetable farms via irrigation with treated wastewater: One-year follow up 2018 Ehsan Javanmard, Hamed Mirjalali, Maryam Niyyati, Esfandiar Jalilzadeh, Mohammad Reza Zali, International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, Volume 221, Issue 4, May 2018, Pages 642-651, …y, 5 μl of PCR products were electrophoresed on 1.5% of agarose gel in TBE (0.09 M Tris, 0.09 M boric acid, 2 mM EDTA), stained with 0.5 μg/mL ethidium bromide, and visualized with UV transluminator (cleaver scientific Ltd, Warwickshire, United Kingdom). All positive PCR products for Encephalitozoon spp., and genotyping amplifications were sequenced using ABI 3130 sequencer (California, USA). All …
Distribution and phylogenetic analysis of Blastocystis sp. subtypes isolated from IBD patients and healthy individuals in Iran 2017 Mirjalali, H., Abbasi, M.R., Naderi, N. et al. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis (2017) 36: 2335. …Subsequently, 10 μL of each PCR product was electrophoresed on a 1.5% agarose gel. Amplicons were stained with 0.5 μg/mL ethidium bromide and visualized using a UV Transilluminator (Cleaver scientific Ltd., Warwickshire, United Kingdom).…
Inter- and intra-subtype variation of Blastocystis subtypes isolated from diarrheic and non-diarrheic patients in Iran 2017 Atefe Alinaghizade, Hamed Mirjalali, Mehdi Mohebali, Christen Rune Stensvold, Mostafa Rezaeian, Infection, Genetics and Evolution, Volume 50, June 2017, Pages 77-82, …h PCR product was electrophoresed on a 1.5% agarose gel in TBE buffer (0.09 M Tris, 0.09 M boric acid, 2 mM EDTA), stained with 0.5 μg/mL ethidium bromide, and visualized using a UV Transilluminator (cleaver scientific Ltd., Warwickshire, United Kingdom).…
Seasonality and Locality Affect the Diversity of Anopheles gambiae and Anopheles coluzzii Midgut Microbiota from Ghana 2016 Akorli J, Gendrin M, Pels NAP, Yeboah-Manu D, Christophides GK, Wilson MD (2016) Seasonality and Locality Affect the Diversity of Anopheles gambiae and Anopheles coluzzii Midgut Microbiota from Ghana. PLoS ONE 11(6):

…ns, and samples were kept at 4°C. The presence of bacteria 16S rDNA was confirmed by loading 3μL of PCR product on a 2% ethidium bromide stained agarose gel, and visualizing on a UV transilluminator (Cleaver Scientific).…
Micropropagation of a giant ornamental bromeliad Puya berteroniana through adventitious shoots and assessment of their genetic stability through ISSR primers and flow cytometry 2016 Viehmannova, I., Cepkova, P.H., Vitamvas, J. et al. Plant Cell Tiss Organ Cult (2016) 125: 293. …of ethidium bromide in the gel and running buffer was 0.5 μg/ml. Gels were run at 55 V for about 2.5 h at 4 V cm−1. The amplified stained products were visualized on a gel with a UV transilluminator (Cleaver Scientific, UK). The size of the amplified products was estimated using a GeneRuler 100 pb Plus DNA Latder (Thermoscientific, Lithuania). ISSR profiles were scored visually as either having th…
Prevalence and characterization of extended-spectrum beta-lactamases producing Enterobacteriaceae in healthy children and associated risk factors 2016 Hijazi, S.M., Fawzi, M.A., Ali, F.M. et al. Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob (2016) 15: 3. …on was separated by electrophoresis in 1.5 % agarose gel for 30 min at 100 V in 0.5× TBE buffer. DNA was stained with ethidium bromide (1 μg/ml) and the bands were detected using UV transilluminator (Cleaver Scientific Ltd).…
Genetic and leaf-trait variability of Vinca minor at ancient and recent localities in Central Europe 2016 Petra Hlásná Čepková, Petr Karlík, Iva Viehmannová, Vladimíra Müllerová, Michal Hejcman, Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, Volume 64, February 2016, Pages 22-30, …bH, Germany) prior to electrophoresis. The PCR products were resolved on gels in 1 × TBE buffer for 180 min at 55 V followed by 120 mA. Bands were visualised and isolated from the gel under UV light (cleaver scientific, UK). The size of the amplicons was estimated using the Thermo Scientific GeneRuler 100 bp Plus DNA Latder (Thermoscientific, Lithuania).…
Vitamin-D receptor (VDR) gene polymorphisms (Taq-I & Apa-I) in Syrian healthy population 2014 Shaden HAtdAD, Meta Gene, Volume 2, December 2014, Pages 646-650, … agarose gel containing 0.5 μg/ml ethidium bromide using a gel electrophoresis system (Pequlab, Germany) at 100 V for 20–30 min. The gel was visualized under UV light using a transilluminator system (cleaver scientific Ltd., UK).…
Metabolic and endocrine profiles and reproductive parameters in dairy cows under grazing conditions: effect of polymorphisms in somatotropic axis genes 2011 Ruprechter, G., Carriquiry, M., Ramos, J.M. et al. Acta Vet Scand (2011) 53: 35. … resolved in a 2% agarose gel stained with ethidium bromide (EtBr) and fragments of either leucine (L; 265, 96, 51 and 16 bp) or valine (V; 265, 147 and 16 bp) alleles were visualized under UV light (Cleaver Scientific, England).…


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