Stratagene of La Jolla, Calif.
"You can often see an effect within 10 minutes," compared to traditional transient mammalian transfections that can take up to 48 hours, says Peter Pingerelli, Stratagene's director of product marketing.
At least 17 different cell lines, including NIH3T3, COS7, and HeLa, have been successfully transfected with the Biotrek reagent, according to the company. Each reagent set comes with 24 single-use vials and two control proteins. San Diego-based Gene Therapy Systems