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(Plasmid #16577)

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  • Vector backbone
  • Backbone size w/o insert (bp) 7500
  • Vector type
    Mammalian Expression, Lentiviral
  • Selectable markers

Growth in Bacteria

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

Sequence Information


  • Gene/Insert name
    Homo sapiens SRY (sex determining region Y)-box 2 (SOX2)
  • Alt name
  • Species
    H. sapiens (human)
  • Insert Size (bp)
  • GenBank ID
  • Entrez Gene
    SOX2 (a.k.a. ANOP3, MCOPS3)

Cloning Information

  • Cloning method Restriction Enzyme
  • 5′ cloning site EcoRI (not destroyed)
  • 3′ cloning site SpeI (not destroyed)
  • 5′ sequencing primer EF-1a Forward
  • 3′ sequencing primer n/a
  • (Common Sequencing Primers)

Resource Information

  • Addgene Notes
  • A portion of this plasmid was derived from a plasmid made by
    SINF-EF-G (from Dr. Robert Hawley, George Washington University) was modified to make the lentiviral backbone.
  • Terms and Licenses
  • Articles Citing this Plasmid

Depositor Comments

The psPAX2 packaging plasmid and pMD2.G envelope plasmid can be used with this vector.

How to cite this plasmid

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:

    pSin-EF2-Sox2-Pur was a gift from James Thomson (Addgene plasmid # 16577)
  • For your References section:

    Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Lines Derived from Human Somatic Cells. Yu J, Vodyanik MA, Smuga-Otto K, Antosiewicz-Bourget J, Frane JL, Tian S, Nie J, Jonsdottir GA, Ruotti V, Stewart R, Slukvin II, Thomson JA. Science. 2007 Nov 20. ():. 10.1126/science.1151526 PubMed 18029452