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pAAV-CAG-tdTomato (codon diversified)
(Plasmid #59462)

Ordering

Item Catalog # Description Quantity Price (USD)
Plasmid 59462 Standard format: Plasmid sent in bacteria as agar stab 1 $65
AAV1 59462-AAV1 Virus (100 µL at titer ≥ 1×10¹³ vg/mL) and Plasmid. More Information
$380
AAV5 59462-AAV5 Virus (100 µL at titer ≥ 5×10¹² vg/mL) and Plasmid. More Information
$380
AAV Retrograde 59462-AAVrg Virus (100µL at titer ≥ 7×10¹² vg/mL) and Plasmid. More Information
$380
AAV PHP.S 59462-PHP.S Virus (100 µL at titer ≥ 1×10¹³ vg/mL) and Plasmid. More Information
$530
AAV PHP.eB 59462-PHPeB Virus (100 µL at titer ≥ 1×10¹³ vg/mL) and Plasmid. More Information
$380

This material is available to academics and nonprofits only.

Backbone

  • Vector backbone
    AAV with CAG promter
  • Backbone manufacturer
    Scott Sternson
  • Backbone size w/o insert (bp) 4719
  • Total vector size (bp) 6150
  • Vector type
    Mammalian Expression, AAV

Growth in Bacteria

  • Bacterial Resistance(s)
    Ampicillin
  • Growth Temperature
    37°C
  • Growth Strain(s)
    NEB Stable
  • Growth instructions
    Stbl3 at 30C (use carbenicillin if using Stbl3) OR DH5a at 37C
  • Copy number
    Low Copy

Gene/Insert

  • Gene/Insert name
    tdTomato
  • Species
    Synthetic
  • Insert Size (bp)
    1431
  • Mutation
    codon diversified
  • Promoter CAG

Cloning Information

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

Resource Information

Depositor Comments

Plasmid is completely sequenced by depositing lab except for parts of both ITRs and a part of the CAG promoter. Multiple digestions were done to verify the vector structure. The construct and the virus were both tested in vitro.

Information for AAV1 (Catalog # 59462-AAV1) ( Back to top )

Purpose

Ready-to-use AAV1 particles produced from pAAV-CAG-tdTomato (codon diversified) (#59462). In addition to the viral particles, you will also receive purified pAAV-CAG-tdTomato (codon diversified) plasmid DNA.

CAG-driven tdTomato expression control. These AAV preparations are suitable purity for injection into animals.

Delivery

  • Volume 100 µL
  • Titer ≥ 1×10¹³ vg/mL
  • Pricing $350 USD for preparation of 100 µL virus + $30 USD for plasmid.
  • Storage Store at -80℃. Thaw just before use and keep on ice.
  • Shipment Viral particles are shipped frozen on dry ice. Plasmid DNA (≥ 200ng) will also be included in the shipment.

Viral Production & Use

  • Packaging Plasmids encode adenoviral helper sequences and AAV rep gene, AAV1 cap gene
  • Buffer PBS + 0.001% Pluronic F-68
  • Serotype AAV1
  • Purification Iodixanol gradient ultracentrifugation
  • Reporter Gene tdTomato

Biosafety

Requestor is responsible for compliance with their institution's biosafety regulations. Lentivirus is generally considered BSL-2. AAV is generally considered BSL-1, but may require BSL-2 handling depending on the insert. Biosafety Guide

Viral Quality Control

Quality Control:
  • Addgene ensures high quality viral vectors by optimizing and standardizing production protocols and performing rigorous quality control (QC) (see a list of our QC assays). The specific QC assays performed varies for each viral lot. To learn which specific QC assays were performed on your lot, please contact us.
  • Titer: the exact titer of your sample will be reported on the tube. The titer you see listed on this page is the guaranteed minimum titer. See how titers are measured.

Visit our viral production page for more information.

Information for AAV5 (Catalog # 59462-AAV5) ( Back to top )

Purpose

Ready-to-use AAV5 particles produced from pAAV-CAG-tdTomato (codon diversified) (#59462). In addition to the viral particles, you will also receive purified pAAV-CAG-tdTomato (codon diversified) plasmid DNA.

tdTomato expression control, can be used for serotype testing. These AAV preparations are suitable purity for injection into animals.

Delivery

  • Volume 100 µL
  • Titer ≥ 5×10¹² vg/mL
  • Pricing $350 USD for preparation of 100 µL virus + $30 USD for plasmid.
  • Storage Store at -80℃. Thaw just before use and keep on ice.
  • Shipment Viral particles are shipped frozen on dry ice. Plasmid DNA (≥ 200ng) will also be included in the shipment.

Viral Production & Use

  • Packaging Plasmids encode adenoviral helper sequences and AAV rep gene, AAV5 cap gene
  • Buffer PBS + 0.001% Pluronic F-68
  • Serotype AAV5
  • Purification Iodixanol gradient ultracentrifugation
  • Reporter Gene tdTomato (codon diversified)

Biosafety

Requestor is responsible for compliance with their institution's biosafety regulations. Lentivirus is generally considered BSL-2. AAV is generally considered BSL-1, but may require BSL-2 handling depending on the insert. Biosafety Guide

Resource Information

Viral Quality Control

Quality Control:
  • Addgene ensures high quality viral vectors by optimizing and standardizing production protocols and performing rigorous quality control (QC) (see a list of our QC assays). The specific QC assays performed varies for each viral lot. To learn which specific QC assays were performed on your lot, please contact us.
  • Titer: the exact titer of your sample will be reported on the tube. The titer you see listed on this page is the guaranteed minimum titer. See how titers are measured.

Visit our viral production page for more information.

Information for AAV Retrograde (Catalog # 59462-AAVrg) ( Back to top )

Purpose

Ready-to-use AAV Retrograde particles produced from pAAV-CAG-tdTomato (codon diversified) (#59462). In addition to the viral particles, you will also receive purified pAAV-CAG-tdTomato (codon diversified) plasmid DNA.

tdTomato expression control. These AAV were produced with a retrograde serotype, which permits retrograde access to projection neurons. These AAV preparations are suitable purity for injection into animals.

Delivery

  • Volume 100 µL
  • Titer ≥ 7×10¹² vg/mL
  • Pricing $350 USD for preparation of 100 µL virus + $30 USD for plasmid.
  • Storage Store at -80℃. Thaw just before use and keep on ice.
  • Shipment Viral particles are shipped frozen on dry ice. Plasmid DNA (≥ 200ng) will also be included in the shipment.

Viral Production & Use

  • Packaging Plasmids encode adenoviral helper sequences and AAV rep gene, AAV retrograde cap gene from rAAV2-retro helper (plasmid #81070)
  • Buffer PBS + 0.001% Pluronic F-68 + 200 mM NaCl
  • Serotype AAV retrograde (AAVrg)
  • Purification Iodixanol gradient ultracentrifugation
  • Reporter Gene tdTomato

Biosafety

Requestor is responsible for compliance with their institution's biosafety regulations. Lentivirus is generally considered BSL-2. AAV is generally considered BSL-1, but may require BSL-2 handling depending on the insert. Biosafety Guide

Resource Information

Viral Quality Control

Quality Control:
  • Addgene ensures high quality viral vectors by optimizing and standardizing production protocols and performing rigorous quality control (QC) (see a list of our QC assays). The specific QC assays performed varies for each viral lot. To learn which specific QC assays were performed on your lot, please contact us.
  • Titer: the exact titer of your sample will be reported on the tube. The titer you see listed on this page is the guaranteed minimum titer. See how titers are measured.

Visit our viral production page for more information.

Addgene Comments

Retrograde functionality is dependent on high viral titers. Addgene recommends not diluting your AAV preps prior to use.

Information for AAV PHP.S (Catalog # 59462-PHP.S) ( Back to top )

Purpose

Ready-to-use AAV PHP.S particles produced from pAAV-CAG-tdTomato (codon diversified) (#59462). In addition to the viral particles, you will also receive purified pAAV-CAG-tdTomato (codon diversified) plasmid DNA.

CAG-driven tdTomato expression control. These AAV were produced with the PHP.S serotype, which permits efficient transduction of the peripheral nervous system. These AAV preparations are suitable purity for injection into animals.

Delivery

  • Volume 100 µL
  • Titer ≥ 1×10¹³ vg/mL
  • Pricing $500 USD for preparation of 100 µL virus + $30 USD for plasmid.
  • Storage Store at -80℃. Thaw just before use and keep on ice.
  • Shipment Viral particles are shipped frozen on dry ice. Plasmid DNA (≥ 200ng) will also be included in the shipment.

Viral Production & Use

  • Packaging Plasmids encode adenoviral helper sequences and AAV rep gene, PHP.S cap gene
    pUCmini-iCAP-PHP.S (plasmid #103006)
  • Buffer PBS + 0.001% Pluronic F-68
  • Serotype PHP.S (plasmid #103006)
  • Purification Iodixanol gradient ultracentrifugation
  • Reporter Gene tdTomato

Biosafety

Requestor is responsible for compliance with their institution's biosafety regulations. Lentivirus is generally considered BSL-2. AAV is generally considered BSL-1, but may require BSL-2 handling depending on the insert. Biosafety Guide

Viral Quality Control

Quality Control:
  • Addgene ensures high quality viral vectors by optimizing and standardizing production protocols and performing rigorous quality control (QC) (see a list of our QC assays). The specific QC assays performed varies for each viral lot. To learn which specific QC assays were performed on your lot, please contact us.
  • Titer: the exact titer of your sample will be reported on the tube. The titer you see listed on this page is the guaranteed minimum titer. See how titers are measured.

Visit our viral production page for more information.

Addgene Comments

Citation Information: When using the PHP.S serotype in future publications, please acknowledge Viviana Gradinaru and Benjamin Deverman and cite Chan et al., Nat Neurosci, 20(8):1172-1179. Pubmed.

Information for AAV PHP.eB (Catalog # 59462-PHPeB) ( Back to top )

Purpose

Ready-to-use AAV PHP.eB particles produced from pAAV-CAG-tdTomato (codon diversified) (#59462). In addition to the viral particles, you will also receive purified pAAV-CAG-tdTomato (codon diversified) plasmid DNA.

CAG-driven tdTomato expression control. These AAV were produced with the PHPeB serotype, which permits efficient transduction of the central nervous system. These AAV preparations are suitable purity for injection into animals.

Delivery

  • Volume 100 µL
  • Titer ≥ 1×10¹³ vg/mL
  • Pricing $350 USD for preparation of 100 µL virus + $30 USD for plasmid.
  • Storage Store at -80℃. Thaw just before use and keep on ice.
  • Shipment Viral particles are shipped frozen on dry ice. Plasmid DNA (≥ 200ng) will also be included in the shipment.

Viral Production & Use

  • Packaging Plasmids encode adenoviral helper sequences and AAV rep gene, PHP.eB cap gene
    pUCmini-iCAP-PHP.eB (plasmid #103005)
  • Buffer PBS + 0.001% Pluronic F-68
  • Serotype PHPeB (plasmid #103005)
  • Purification Iodixanol gradient ultracentrifugation
  • Reporter Gene tdTomato

Biosafety

Requestor is responsible for compliance with their institution's biosafety regulations. Lentivirus is generally considered BSL-2. AAV is generally considered BSL-1, but may require BSL-2 handling depending on the insert. Biosafety Guide

Viral Quality Control

Quality Control:
  • Addgene ensures high quality viral vectors by optimizing and standardizing production protocols and performing rigorous quality control (QC) (see a list of our QC assays). The specific QC assays performed varies for each viral lot. To learn which specific QC assays were performed on your lot, please contact us.
  • Titer: the exact titer of your sample will be reported on the tube. The titer you see listed on this page is the guaranteed minimum titer. See how titers are measured.

Visit our viral production page for more information.

Addgene Comments

Citation Information: When using the PHP.eB serotype in future publications, please acknowledge Viviana Gradinaru and Benjamin Deverman and cite Chan et al., Nat Neurosci, 20(8):1172-1179. Pubmed.
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:

    pAAV-CAG-tdTomato (codon diversified) was a gift from Edward Boyden (Addgene plasmid # 59462 ; http://n2t.net/addgene:59462 ; RRID:Addgene_59462)

    For viral preps, please replace (Addgene plasmid # 59462) in the above sentence with: (Addgene viral prep # 59462-AAV1), (Addgene viral prep # 59462-AAV5), (Addgene viral prep # 59462-AAVrg), (Addgene viral prep # 59462-PHP.S), or (Addgene viral prep # 59462-PHPeB)