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WWP-Luc (p21/WAF1 promoter)
(Plasmid #16451)


Item Catalog # Description Quantity Price (USD)
Plasmid 16451 Standard format: Plasmid sent in bacteria as agar stab 1 $85

This material is available to academics and nonprofits only.


  • Vector backbone
    pBluescript II KS (+) + luc
  • Backbone size w/o insert (bp) 5600
  • Vector type
    Mammalian Expression, Luciferase

Growth in Bacteria

  • Bacterial Resistance(s)
    Chloramphenicol, 25 μg/mL
  • Growth Temperature
  • Growth Strain(s)
  • Copy number


  • Gene/Insert name
    WAF1 promoter
  • Alt name
  • Species
    H. sapiens (human)
  • Insert Size (bp)
  • Entrez Gene
    CDKN1A (a.k.a. CAP20, CDKN1, CIP1, MDA-6, P21, SDI1, WAF1, p21CIP1)
  • Tag / Fusion Protein
    • luciferase (C terminal on backbone)

Cloning Information

  • Cloning method Restriction Enzyme
  • 5′ cloning site HindIII (unknown if destroyed)
  • 3′ cloning site HindIII (unknown if destroyed)
  • 5′ sequencing primer T7
  • (Common Sequencing Primers)

Resource Information

Terms and Licenses

  • Zeocin® is an InvivoGen trademark.

Depositor Comments

The 2.4kb WAF1 promoter region was obtained by PCR amplification using a P1-WAF1 subclone as template and the primers 5’-CCACAAGCTTCTGACTTCGGCAG-3’and 5’CCCAGGAACAAGCTTGGGCAGCAG-3’. This PCR fragment was cloned into the HindIII site of pBluescript KS(+) (Stratagene) to yield plasmid pWWP. WWP-Luc was cloned by inserting the 2.6kb BamHl luciferase cassette from PG13-Luc into the Xhol sites of pWWP.

Please note that there are a few discrepancies between Addgene's quality control sequence and the top GenBank hit for the promoter sequence. The plasmid should function as reported.

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:

    WWP-Luc (p21/WAF1 promoter) was a gift from Bert Vogelstein (Addgene plasmid # 16451 ; ; RRID:Addgene_16451)
  • For your References section:

    WAF1, a potential mediator of p53 tumor suppression. el-Deiry WS, Tokino T, Velculescu VE, Levy DB, Parsons R, Trent JM, Lin D, Mercer WE, Kinzler KW, Vogelstein B. Cell. 1993 Nov 19. 75(4):817-25. 10.1016/0092-8674(93)90500-P PubMed 8242752