Purpose3rd gen lentiviral expression of humanized ChR2 with H134R mutation fused to mCherry driven by CaMKIIa promoter for optogenetic activation
|Item||Catalog #||Description||Quantity||Price (USD)|
|Plasmid||20943||Standard format: Plasmid sent in bacteria as agar stab||1||$75|
This material is available to academics and nonprofits only.
- Backbone size w/o insert (bp) 9250
Vector typeMammalian Expression, Lentiviral
Growth in Bacteria
Bacterial Resistance(s)Ampicillin, 100 μg/mL
Copy numberHigh Copy
Insert Size (bp)1647
/ Fusion Protein
- mCherry (C terminal on insert)
- Cloning method Restriction Enzyme
- 5′ cloning site AgeI (unknown if destroyed)
- 3′ cloning site EcoRI (unknown if destroyed)
- 5′ sequencing primer n/a (Common Sequencing Primers)
Articles Citing this Plasmid
Terms and Licenses
- Not Available to Industry
- Zeocin® is an InvivoGen trademark.
Please see http://www.optogenetics.org
for additional information.
The H134R mutation present in the ChR2 sequence is a gain-of-function mutant that produces larger stationary photocurrents in comparison to the wild-type ChR2 sequence
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-CaMKIIa-hChR2(H134R)-mCherry-WPRE was a gift from Karl Deisseroth (Addgene plasmid # 20943 ; http://n2t.net/addgene:20943 ; RRID:Addgene_20943)
For your References section:Multimodal fast optical interrogation of neural circuitry. Zhang F, Wang LP, Brauner M, Liewald JF, Kay K, Watzke N, Wood PG, Bamberg E, Nagel G, Gottschalk A, Deisseroth K. Nature. 2007 Apr 5. 446(7136):633-9. 10.1038/nature05744 PubMed 17410168