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(Plasmid #105808)


Item Catalog # Description Quantity Price (USD)
Plasmid 105808 Standard format: Plasmid sent in bacteria as agar stab 1 $85

This material is available to academics and nonprofits only.


  • Vector backbone
    BI-16 (constructed based on pcDNA5/FRT/TO from Invitrogen)
  • Backbone manufacturer
    Sammarco & Grabczyk (PMID: 16212928)
  • Vector type
    Mammalian Expression, RNAi ; Flp-In competent
  • Selectable markers
  • Tag / Fusion Protein
    • mCherry-TEV (N terminal on backbone)

Growth in Bacteria

  • Bacterial Resistance(s)
    Ampicillin, 100 μg/mL
  • Growth Temperature
  • Growth Strain(s)
  • Copy number
    High Copy


  • Gene/Insert name
  • Tag / Fusion Protein
    • mCherry-TEV (N terminal on backbone)

Resource Information

Terms and Licenses

  • Zeocin® is an InvivoGen trademark.

Depositor Comments

This vector is a member of the pKK-RNAi series which belongs to the pKK vector family. It enables concomitant expression of two genes: 1) a cassette encoding miRNAs that target the gene of interest, and 2) an allele of the gene of interest with the protein coding sequence harbouring silent mutations that make the mRNA insensitive to the miRNAs. As a result, the endogenous alleles of the gene of interest are silenced, whereas the exogenous copy is expressed. Furthermore, the miRNAs are cotranscriptionally expressed with a fluorescent protein reporter so that analysis can be narrowed down to cells that express miRNA, provided that applied assay can distinguish cells expressing reporter. The reporter of miRNA expression has 3 repeats of the nuclear localisation signal of SV40 large T antigen, thus, it localizes to nucleus. This vector is a derivate of the BI16 plasmid (PMID: 16212928) and is suitable for stable cell line generation using the Flp-In system. Transcription of cloned DNA is driven by a tetracycline responsive bidirectional CMV promoter (see Szczesny RJ et al. for detailed description and protocols; bioRxiv, doi:

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:

    pKK-RNAi-nucEGFPmiR-mCherry-TEV was a gift from Andrzej Dziembowski (Addgene plasmid # 105808 ; ; RRID:Addgene_105808)
  • For your References section:

    Versatile approach for functional analysis of human proteins and efficient stable cell line generation using FLP-mediated recombination system. Szczesny RJ, Kowalska K, Klosowska-Kosicka K, Chlebowski A, Owczarek EP, Warkocki Z, Kulinski TM, Adamska D, Affek K, Jedroszkowiak A, Kotrys AV, Tomecki R, Krawczyk PS, Borowski LS, Dziembowski A. PLoS One. 2018 Mar 28;13(3):e0194887. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0194887. eCollection 2018. 10.1371/journal.pone.0194887 PubMed 29590189