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CMV+ episome
(Plasmid #169742)


This material is available to academics and nonprofits only.
Item Catalog # Description Quantity Price (USD)
Plasmid 169742 Standard format: Plasmid sent in bacteria as agar stab 1 $85


  • Vector backbone
  • Backbone manufacturer
  • Backbone size w/o insert (bp) 13296
  • Total vector size (bp) 14016
  • Modifications to backbone
    TetO2 site and rabbit beta-globin intron II (bGlob intron) are added to the 5' UTR. Woodchuck hepatitis virus post-transcriptional regulatory element (WPRE) is added to the 3' UTR. This plasmid also has a separate mCherry expression cassette: EF1a promoter-mCherry-rbGlob terminator.
  • Vector type
    Mammalian Expression, Synthetic Biology
  • Selectable markers

Growth in Bacteria

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


  • Gene/Insert name
  • Insert Size (bp)
  • Promoter pCMV-tetO2

Cloning Information

  • Cloning method Gibson Cloning
  • 5′ sequencing primer cgcaaatgggcggtaggcgtg
  • 3′ sequencing primer gcaatagcatcacaaatttc
  • (Common Sequencing Primers)

Resource Information

Terms and Licenses

  • Zeocin® is an InvivoGen trademark.

Depositor Comments

Please note the OriP sequence contains a deletion that is also found in Addgene plasmid (pCEP4-CXCR4) which was used as the backbone.

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:

    CMV+ episome was a gift from Francois St-Pierre (Addgene plasmid # 169742 ; ; RRID:Addgene_169742)
  • For your References section:

    A synthetic circuit for buffering gene dosage variation between individual mammalian cells. Yang J, Lee J, Land MA, Lai S, Igoshin OA, St-Pierre F. Nat Commun. 2021 Jul 5;12(1):4132. doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-23889-0. 10.1038/s41467-021-23889-0 PubMed 34226556