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Table 2 Recommended agarose gel concentrations based on fragment length from nucleic acid samples

From: Metagenomic applications in exploration and development of novel enzymes from nature: a review

Gel concentration (%) The size of nucleic acids (kb)
0.3 5–60
0.6 1–20
0.7 0.8–10
0.8 1–7
0.9 0.5–7
1.2 0.4–6
1.5 0.2–3
2.0 0.1–2