Product Class: Other

rCutSmart™ Buffer

Contains Recombinant Albumin


Catalog #B6004

Product Introduction

  • Over 210 enzymes are 100% active in rCutSmart® Buffer simplifying double digests
  • rCutSmart Buffer contains Recombinant Albumin

Product Information


New England Biolabs provides a color-coded 10X NEBuffer with each restriction endonuclease to ensure optimal (100%) activity. Most of our enzymes are supplied with one of four standard NEBuffers. These buffers contain Recombinant Albumin (NEB #B9200).

Over 210 restriction enzymes are 100% active in rCutSmart Buffer, making it significantly easier to set up your double digest reactions. Since rCutSmart Buffer includes Recombinant Albumin, there are also fewer tubes and pipetting steps to worry about. Additionally, many DNA modifying enzymes are 100% active in rCutSmart Buffer, eliminating the need for subsequent purification.
This product is related to the following categories:
Restriction Endonuclease Buffers & Diluents Products,
Buffers Products,
This product can be used in the following applications:
Restriction Enzyme Digestion

Properties & Usage

1X Buffer Components

50 mM Potassium Acetate
20 mM Tris-acetate
10 mM Magnesium Acetate
100 µg/ml Recombinant Albumin
pH 7.9@25°C

Protocols, Manuals & Usage

Usage & Guidelines

Tools & Resources

Web Tools

FAQs & Troubleshooting


  1. What is the difference between CutSmart Buffer  and rCutSmart Buffer?

Quality, Safety & Legal

Quality Assurance Statement

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Certificate Of Analysis

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Safety DataSheets

The following is a list of Safety Data Sheet (SDS) that apply to this product to help you use it safely.

Legal and Disclaimers

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This product is intended for research purposes only. This product is not intended to be used for therapeutic or diagnostic purposes in humans or animals.

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