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(Plasmid #18925)


Item Catalog # Description Quantity Price (USD)
Plasmid 18925 Standard format: Plasmid sent in bacteria as agar stab 1 $85

This material is available to academics and nonprofits only.


  • Vector backbone
  • Backbone manufacturer
  • Backbone size w/o insert (bp) 2791
  • Vector type
    Cre/Lox ; subcloning

Growth in Bacteria

  • Bacterial Resistance(s)
    Kanamycin, 50 μg/mL
  • Growth Temperature
  • Growth Strain(s)
  • Copy number
    High Copy


  • Gene/Insert name
    FLEX switch
  • Alt name
    flip-excision switch
  • Insert Size (bp)
  • Mutation
    An internal Spe1 site is used for subcloning a gene into the FLEX switch.
  • GenBank ID

Cloning Information

  • Cloning method Restriction Enzyme
  • 5′ cloning site BamH1 (not destroyed)
  • 3′ cloning site BstB1, EcoR1, Pme1, Xba1 (not destroyed)
  • 5′ sequencing primer n/a
  • (Common Sequencing Primers)

Resource Information

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:

    pJ241-FLEX was a gift from Scott Sternson (Addgene plasmid # 18925 ; ; RRID:Addgene_18925)
  • For your References section:

    A FLEX switch targets Channelrhodopsin-2 to multiple cell types for imaging and long-range circuit mapping. Atasoy D, Aponte Y, Su HH, Sternson SM. J Neurosci. 2008 Jul 9. 28(28):7025-30. 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1954-08.2008 PubMed 18614669