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(Plasmid #126476)


Item Catalog # Description Quantity Price (USD)
Plasmid 126476 Standard format: Plasmid sent in bacteria as agar stab 1 $75

This material is available to academics and nonprofits only.


Growth in Bacteria

  • Bacterial Resistance(s)
  • Growth Temperature
  • Growth Strain(s)
  • Copy number
    High Copy


  • Gene/Insert name
  • Alt name
  • Alt name
    Odorant receptor co-receptor
  • Species
    D. melanogaster (fly)
  • Insert Size (bp)
  • Mutation
    codon optimization for H. sapiens; includes a recombinant β-globin/IgG chimeric intron to inhibit its functional expression in bacteria
  • Entrez Gene
    Orco (a.k.a. Dmel_CG10609, 83A.2, 83b, A45, CG10609, DOR45, DOR83b, DmORCO, DmOrco, DmelOrco, Dmel\CG10609, OR49, OR83B, OR83b, ORCO, Or83b, OrCo, or83b, orco, vainsA)
  • Promoter CMV
  • Tag / Fusion Protein
    • Myc (N terminal on insert)

Cloning Information

  • Cloning method Restriction Enzyme
  • 5′ cloning site BamHI (not destroyed)
  • 3′ cloning site HindIII (not destroyed)
  • 5′ sequencing primer GTGTACGGTGGGAGGTCTATATAAG
  • 3′ sequencing primer GTGGTATGGCTGATTATGATCCTCT
  • (Common Sequencing Primers)

Resource Information

Depositor Comments

Is it recommended to digest the vector with XhoI and PvuI-HF and gel purify the two bands before sequencing as the two CMV promoters and SV40-polyA sequences are very similar to each other. Use the EcoRI restriction site for best functional expression on the MCS2. Please visit for BioRxiv preprint

How to cite this plasmid ( Back to top)

These plasmids were created by your colleagues. Please acknowledge the Principal Investigator, cite the article in which the plasmids were described, and include Addgene in the Materials and Methods of your future publications.

  • For your Materials & Methods section:

    pDmelOR was a gift from Bill Hansson (Addgene plasmid # 126476 ; ; RRID:Addgene_126476)
  • For your References section:

    Optimization of Insect Odorant Receptor Trafficking and Functional Expression Via Transient Transfection in HEK293 Cells. Miazzi F, Hoyer C, Sachse S, Knaden M, Wicher D, Hansson BS, Lavista-Llanos S. Chem Senses. 2019 Oct 26;44(9):673-682. doi: 10.1093/chemse/bjz062. 10.1093/chemse/bjz062 PubMed 31504297