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Effective range of separation of DNAs in agarose gels

Agarose gel % Efficient range of separation
(linear DNA in kb)
0.6 1-20
0.7 0.8-10
0.9 0.5-7
1.2 0.4-6
1.5 0.2-3
2 0.1-2