S.O.C. Medium

S.O.C. Medium

Reach the Maximal Transformation Efficiency

Product Overview:

S.O.C. Medium is used in the final step of bacterial cell transformation to obtain maximal transformation efficiency of E. coli.

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Catalog Numbers, Sizes & Prices

Cat. No. Size Price
MC002 25 mL 36 €
MC003 100 mL 88 €

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Advantages & Features

  • Filter-sterilized, ready-to-use format.
  • Convenient package sizes.
  • Standard formulation.



  • 2% Tryptone
  • 0.5% Yeast Extract
  • 10 mM NaCl
  • 2.5 mM KCl
  • 10 mM MgCl2
  • 10 mM MgSO4
  • 20 mM Glucose


Includes for 25 mL:

– 25 mL S.O.C. Medium

– Dry Ice

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Data Sheet


  • Used primarily in the recovery step of E.coli competent cell transformations.

Quality Control

  • Tested for sterility and optimal outgrowth of freshly transformed Chemically Competent and Electrocompetent E.coli.

Storage, Shipping & Guarantee​

  • Shipped in: Dry ice.
  • Storage: for up to 24 months at -20 °C, or up to 12 months at 2-8 °C.
  • Shelf Life: 24 months from the date of purchase, if it is properly stored.

Safety Statements

This product is developed, designed and sold exclusively for Research purposes and in vitro use only (RUO). The product was not tested for use in diagnostics or for drug development, nor is it suitable for administration to humans or animals. For more info, please check its Material Safety Data Sheet available in this website.

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