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pCAGGS SARS-CoV-2 BA.4/5 Spike
(Plasmid #186031)


Item Catalog # Description Quantity Price (USD)
Plasmid 186031 Standard format: Plasmid sent in bacteria as agar stab 1 $85 *

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  • Vector backbone
  • Backbone size w/o insert (bp) 4716
  • Total vector size (bp) 8523
  • Vector type
    Mammalian Expression

Growth in Bacteria

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


  • Gene/Insert name
    SARS-CoV-2 BA.4/5 Spike
  • Alt name
    SARS-CoV-2 Omicron Spike
  • Insert Size (bp)
  • Mutation
    BA.2 mutations (T19I, LPPA24S, G142D, V213G, G339D, S371F, S373P, S375F, T376A, D405N, R408S, K417N, N440K, S477N, T478K, E484A, Q493R, Q498R, N501Y, Y505H, D614G, H655Y, N679K, P681H, N764K, D796Y, Q954H, N969K) with a Q493 reversion and Δ69-70, L452R and F486V
  • Entrez Gene
    S (a.k.a. GU280_gp02, spike glycoprotein)
  • Promoter chicken β-actin promoter, CMV enhancer

Cloning Information

  • Cloning method Restriction Enzyme
  • 5′ cloning site EcoRI (not destroyed)
  • 3′ cloning site NheI (not destroyed)
  • (Common Sequencing Primers)

Resource Information

Terms and Licenses

  • Zeocin® is an InvivoGen trademark.

Depositor Comments

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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:

    pCAGGS SARS-CoV-2 BA.4/5 Spike was a gift from Marceline Côté (Addgene plasmid # 186031 ; ; RRID:Addgene_186031)
  • For your References section:

    Spike recognition and neutralization of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron subvariants elicited after the third dose of mRNA vaccine. Tauzin A, Nicolas A, Ding S, Benlarbi M, Medjahed H, Chatterjee D, Dionne K, Gong SY, Gendron-Lepage G, Bo Y, Perreault J, Goyette G, Gokool L, Arlotto P, Morrisseau C, Tremblay C, Martel-Laferriere V, De Serres G, Levade I, Kaufmann DE, Cote M, Bazin R, Finzi A. Cell Rep. 2023 Jan 31;42(1):111998. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2023.111998. Epub 2023 Jan 9. 10.1016/j.celrep.2023.111998 PubMed 36656710