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BL21(DE3) ΔserC
(Bacterial strain #197656)

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Item Catalog # Description Quantity Price (USD)
Bacterial Strain 197656 Bacteria in agar stab 1 $85

This material is available to academics and nonprofits only.


  • Vector backbone
  • Vector type
    This is a strain, not a plasmid

Growth in Bacteria

  • Bacterial Resistance(s)
  • Growth Temperature
  • Growth Strain(s)
    BL21(DE3) ΔserC
  • Copy number


  • Gene/Insert name
    This strain is a derivative of BL21(DE3) with the serC gene knocked out
  • Species

Cloning Information

  • Cloning method Unknown

Resource Information

Terms and Licenses

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

Depositor Comments

Derivative of BL21(DE3) with the serC gene knocked out. This strain is used for expressing proteins containing site-specific non-hydrolyzable phosphoserine.

Primers for verification:

Additional reference: Rogerson et al. Efficient genetic encoding of phosphoserine and its nonhydrolyzable analog. Nat Chem Biol. 2015 Jul;11(7):496-503

Please visit for bioRxiv preprint.

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:

    BL21(DE3) ΔserC was a gift from Richard Cooley & Ryan Mehl (Addgene plasmid # 197656)
  • For your References section:

    Autonomous Synthesis of Functional, Permanently Phosphorylated Proteins for Defining the Interactome of Monomeric 14-3-3zeta. Zhu P, Stanisheuski S, Franklin R, Vogel A, Vesely CH, Reardon P, Sluchanko NN, Beckman JS, Karplus PA, Mehl RA, Cooley RB. ACS Cent Sci. 2023 Apr 10;9(4):816-835. doi: 10.1021/acscentsci.3c00191. eCollection 2023 Apr 26. 10.1021/acscentsci.3c00191 PubMed 37122473