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-1.5 kb goosecoid luciferase
(Plasmid #17159)


Full plasmid sequence is not available for this item.


Item Catalog # Description Quantity Price (USD)
Plasmid 17159 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


  • Gene/Insert name
    goosecoid promoter
  • Alt name
  • Species
    X. laevis (frog)
  • Insert Size (bp)
  • Entrez Gene
    gsc-a (a.k.a. Xgsc, goosecoid)
  • Tag / Fusion Protein
    • luciferase (C terminal on backbone)

Cloning Information

  • Cloning method Restriction Enzyme
  • 5′ cloning site EcoRV / SmaI (destroyed during cloning)
  • 3′ cloning site PstI / SmaI (destroyed during cloning)
  • 5′ sequencing primer SP6
  • 3′ sequencing primer LucNRev
  • (Common Sequencing Primers)

Resource Information

Depositor Comments

The - 1500gsc/Luc reporter was constructed from a blunt-ended EcoRV-PstI 1.5kb Xenopus gsc gene fragment carrying 3 bp of exon 1 and 5'-promoter sequences inserted into the SmaI site of the promoterless luciferase vector pOLuc (de Wet et al. 1987).

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:

    -1.5 kb goosecoid luciferase was a gift from Ken Cho (Addgene plasmid # 17159 ; ; RRID:Addgene_17159)
  • For your References section:

    Molecular mechanisms of Spemann's organizer formation: conserved growth factor synergy between Xenopus and mouse. Watabe T, Kim S, Candia A, Rothbacher U, Hashimoto C, Inoue K, Cho KW. Genes Dev. 1995 Dec 15. 9(24):3038-50. 10.1101/gad.9.24.3038 PubMed 8543150