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We offer powerful and versatile Invitrogen cloning and expression vectors, GeneArt Gene Synthesis and assembly tools, and molecular biology essentials for that critical first step in your experiment. Unsure where to start? Find out more

An introduction to cloning         View our Cloning Technologies Guide

Most popular cloning products

Featured cloning categories

5-minute, room-temperature cloning with no gel purification or post-PCR modifications & up to 95% recombinants with TOPO cloning.

Combining the convenience of the Invitrogen online ordering system, with cutting-edge GeneArt service offerings.

High-efficiency cloning of blunt-ends using Invitrogen Zero Blunt cloning kits.

Based on Type IIs restriction enzymes for non-recombination-based cloning of multiple DNA inserts.

Easily clone long fragments using the TOPO XL-2 Complete PCR Cloning Kit.

Gateway recombination cloning technology allows gene shuttling, enabling you to access virtually any expression system.

TA cloning technology relies on the complimentary of thymine & adenine. Enhanced with Invitrogen ExpressLink T4 DNA Ligase.

Choose competent cells based on application, strain, packaging format & transformation efficiency.

Browse our new one-buffer Anza restriction enzyme cloning system as well as our Invitrogen conventional restriction and modifying enzymes.

PCR enzymes for any application: high fidelity, high specificity, long fragment, GC-rich, genotyping, or routine PCR.

A variety of scales, formats, modifications, & purifications to meet your cloning needs.

Industry-leading sequence analysis & data management software.

Clone up to 10 DNA fragments simultaneously; assemble existing fragments without restriction digest or PCR amplification.

Thermo Scientific product line such as FastDigest restriction enzymes, CloneJET kits, InsTAclone kits, Ligase Independent Cloning, Alkaline Phosphatases and more.

Find tools, kits, and services for synthetic gene production, including custom-made linear fragments, solutions for genetic assembly and mutagenesis, and online ordering of optimized genes cloned into the vector of your choice.

Track and manage data throughout the therapeutic discovery and development processes.


Cloning Support Center

Find tips, troubleshooting help, and resources for your cloning applications.

Cloning services

We offer everything from custom vector design to high-throughput protein expression.

Molecular Cloning Education

Learn about the foundations of recombinant DNA technology