pAAV-CaMKIIa-hChR2(E123A)-mCherry
(Plasmid #35506)

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Backbone

  • Vector backbone
    pAAV
  • Backbone size w/o insert (bp) 5385
  • Modifications to backbone
    Addition of a CaMKIIa promoter and a WPRE
  • Vector type
    Mammalian Expression ; AAV

Growth in Bacteria

  • Bacterial Resistance(s)
    Ampicillin
  • Growth Temperature
    37°C
  • Growth Strain(s)
    Stbl3
  • Copy number
    High Copy

Sequence Information

Gene/Insert

  • Gene/Insert name
    hChR2
  • Species
    Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
  • Insert Size (bp)
    1646
  • Mutation
    E123A
  • Promoter CaMKIIa
  • Tag / Fusion Protein
    • mCherry (C terminal on insert)

Cloning Information

  • Cloning method Restriction Enzyme
  • 5′ cloning site BamHI (not destroyed)
  • 3′ cloning site EcoRI (not destroyed)
  • 5′ sequencing primer AGTCCTGCAGTATTGTGTAT
  • 3′ sequencing primer GCAATAGCATGATACAAAGG
  • (Common Sequencing Primers)

Resource Information

Depositor Comments

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:

    pAAV-CaMKIIa-hChR2(E123A)-mCherry was a gift from Karl Deisseroth (Addgene plasmid # 35506)
  • For your References section:

    Principles for applying optogenetic tools derived from direct comparative analysis of microbial opsins. Mattis J, Tye KM, Ferenczi EA, Ramakrishnan C, O'Shea DJ, Prakash R, Gunaydin LA, Hyun M, Fenno LE, Gradinaru V, Yizhar O, Deisseroth K. Nat Methods. 2011 Dec 18;9(2):159-72. doi: 10.1038/nmeth.1808. 10.1038/nmeth.1808 PubMed 22179551