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(Plasmid #164975)


Item Catalog # Description Quantity Price (USD)
Plasmid 164975 Standard format: Plasmid sent in bacteria as agar stab 1 $75

This material is available to academics and nonprofits only.


  • Vector backbone
  • Backbone manufacturer
  • Backbone size w/o insert (bp) 9519
  • Total vector size (bp) 13380
  • Vector type
    Mammalian Expression, Lentiviral
  • Selectable markers

Growth in Bacteria

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


  • Gene/Insert name
  • Species
    H. sapiens (human)
  • Insert Size (bp)
  • Mutation
    D786N, insertion L aa15 (please see depositor comments)
  • GenBank ID
  • Entrez Gene
    NPC1 (a.k.a. NPC, POGZ, SLC65A1)
  • Promoter EF1a
  • Tag / Fusion Protein
    • FLAG (C terminal on insert)

Cloning Information

  • Cloning method Restriction Enzyme
  • 5′ cloning site EcoRI (not destroyed)
  • 3′ cloning site XmaI (not destroyed)
  • 5′ sequencing primer TCAAGCCTCAGACAGTGGTTC
  • 3′ sequencing primer CATGCTCCAGACTGCCTTG
  • (Common Sequencing Primers)

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Depositor Comments

Depositor confirms insertion of an additional L at aa15 does not affect plasmid function.

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:

    pLVX-NPC1(D786N)-FLAG was a gift from Roberto Zoncu (Addgene plasmid # 164975 ; ; RRID:Addgene_164975)
  • For your References section:

    NPC1-mTORC1 Signaling Couples Cholesterol Sensing to Organelle Homeostasis and Is a Targetable Pathway in Niemann-Pick Type C. Davis OB, Shin HR, Lim CY, Wu EY, Kukurugya M, Maher CF, Perera RM, Ordonez MP, Zoncu R. Dev Cell. 2020 Dec 7. pii: S1534-5807(20)30925-4. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2020.11.016. 10.1016/j.devcel.2020.11.016 PubMed 33308480