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(Plasmid #18699)


This material is available to academics and nonprofits only.
Item Catalog # Description Quantity Price (USD)
Plasmid 18699 Standard format: Plasmid sent in bacteria as agar stab 1 $85


  • Vector backbone
  • Backbone manufacturer
  • Backbone size w/o insert (bp) 4093
  • Vector type
    Bacterial Expression

Growth in Bacteria

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


  • Gene/Insert name
    piggyBac transposase
  • Alt name piggyBac transposase ORF
  • Species
    Trichoplusia ni
  • Insert Size (bp)
  • Mutation
  • GenBank ID
  • Tags / Fusion Proteins
    • Myc (C terminal on backbone)
    • His (C terminal on backbone)

Cloning Information

  • Cloning method Restriction Enzyme
  • 5′ cloning site NcoI (not destroyed)
  • 3′ cloning site KpnI (not destroyed)
  • 5′ sequencing primer gattagcggatcctacctg
  • 3′ sequencing primer gacggcgctattcagatc
  • (Common Sequencing Primers)

Resource Information

  • A portion of this plasmid was derived from a plasmid made by
    David A. O'Brochta, Ph.D Professor Center for Biosystems Research University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute Room 5141 Plant Sciences Building College Park, MD 20742 Phone: 301-405-7680 Fax: 301-314-9075 Email :[email protected]

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:

    p-transposase was a gift from Nancy Craig (Addgene plasmid # 18699)
  • For your References section:

    piggyBac can bypass DNA synthesis during cut and paste transposition. Mitra R, Fain-Thornton J, Craig NL. EMBO J. 2008 Apr 9. 27(7):1097-109. 10.1038/emboj.2008.41 PubMed 18354502