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(Plasmid #180426)


Item Catalog # Description Quantity Price (USD)
Plasmid 180426 Standard format: Plasmid sent in bacteria as agar stab 1 $85

This material is available to academics and nonprofits only.


  • Vector backbone
  • Backbone size w/o insert (bp) 6487
  • Total vector size (bp) 6960
  • Modifications to backbone
    The CMV promoter in the original pLenti-puro (Addgene #39481) was removed with the restriction enzymes ClaI and BamHI followed by blunting and self-ligation.
  • Vector type
    Mammalian Expression, Lentiviral, CRISPR
  • Selectable markers

Growth in Bacteria

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


  • Gene/Insert name
  • Alt name
    Universal mammalian negative control (scrambled) gRNA
  • gRNA/shRNA sequence
  • Insert Size (bp)
  • Promoter human U6

Cloning Information

  • Cloning method Restriction Enzyme
  • 5′ cloning site EcoRI (not destroyed)
  • 3′ cloning site EcoRI (not destroyed)
  • 5′ sequencing primer BGH-reverse
  • (Common Sequencing Primers)

Resource Information

  • A portion of this plasmid was derived from a plasmid made by
    Plasmid backbone was pLenti-puro (Addgene #39481) with the CMV promoter removed by ClaI and BamHI double digest followed by blunting and self-ligation/circularization. gRNA scaffold sequence was obtained from Prashant Mali et al (Science, 2013) and made by gene synthesis, TA-cloning into pCR™ 2.1-TOPO™ TA vector, and transfer to modified pLenti-puro using EcoRI.
  • Article Citing this Plasmid

Terms and Licenses

  • Academic/Nonprofit Terms
  • Industry Terms
    • Not Available to Industry
  • Zeocin® is an InvivoGen trademark.
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:

    pLenti-gRNA-puro was a gift from Moshe Szyf (Addgene plasmid # 180426 ; ; RRID:Addgene_180426)
  • For your References section:

    Unraveling the functional role of DNA demethylation at specific promoters by targeted steric blockage of DNA methyltransferase with CRISPR/dCas9. Sapozhnikov DM, Szyf M. Nat Commun. 2021 Sep 29;12(1):5711. doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-25991-9. 10.1038/s41467-021-25991-9 PubMed 34588447