Skip to main content
This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience. By continuing to use this site, you agree to the use of cookies.

Please note: Your browser does not support the features used on Addgene's website. You may not be able to create an account or request plasmids through this website until you upgrade your browser. Learn more

Please note: Your browser does not fully support some of the features used on Addgene's website. If you run into any problems registering, depositing, or ordering please contact us at [email protected]. Learn more


pTriEx-mVenus-PA-Rac1 Citations (7)

Originally described in: A genetically encoded photoactivatable Rac controls the motility of living cells.
Wu YI, Frey D, Lungu OI, Jaehrig A, Schlichting I, Kuhlman B, Hahn KM Nature. 2009 Sep 3. 461(7260):104-8.
PubMed Journal

Articles Citing pTriEx-mVenus-PA-Rac1

Optogenetic control of PIP3: PIP3 is sufficient to induce the actin-based active part of growth cones and is regulated via endocytosis. Kakumoto T, Nakata T. PLoS One. 2013 Aug 7;8(8):e70861. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0070861. eCollection 2013. PubMed

Associated Plasmids

Light generation of intracellular Ca(2+) signals by a genetically encoded protein BACCS. Ishii T, Sato K, Kakumoto T, Miura S, Touhara K, Takeuchi S, Nakata T. Nat Commun. 2015 Aug 18;6:8021. doi: 10.1038/ncomms9021. PubMed

Associated Plasmids

Synchronizing atomic force microscopy force mode and fluorescence microscopy in real time for immune cell stimulation and activation studies. Cazaux S, Sadoun A, Biarnes-Pelicot M, Martinez M, Obeid S, Bongrand P, Limozin L, Puech PH. Ultramicroscopy. 2016 Jan;160:168-81. doi: 10.1016/j.ultramic.2015.10.014. Epub 2015 Oct 19. PubMed
Optogenetic toolkit reveals the role of Ca2+ sparklets in coordinated cell migration. Kim JM, Lee M, Kim N, Heo WD. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 May 24;113(21):5952-7. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1518412113. Epub 2016 May 17. PubMed

Associated Plasmids

PLEKHG3 enhances polarized cell migration by activating actin filaments at the cell front. Nguyen TT, Park WS, Park BO, Kim CY, Oh Y, Kim JM, Choi H, Kyung T, Kim CH, Lee G, Hahn KM, Meyer T, Heo WD. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Sep 6;113(36):10091-6. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1604720113. Epub 2016 Aug 23. PubMed
PlexinD1 signaling controls morphological changes and migration termination in newborn neurons. Sawada M, Ohno N, Kawaguchi M, Huang SH, Hikita T, Sakurai Y, Bang Nguyen H, Quynh Thai T, Ishido Y, Yoshida Y, Nakagawa H, Uemura A, Sawamoto K. EMBO J. 2018 Feb 15;37(4). pii: embj.201797404. doi: 10.15252/embj.201797404. Epub 2018 Jan 18. PubMed
Optogenetics: Rho GTPases Activated by Light in Living Macrophages. Hulsemann M, Verkhusha PV, Guo P, Miskolci V, Cox D, Hodgson L. Methods Mol Biol. 2020;2108:281-293. doi: 10.1007/978-1-0716-0247-8_24. PubMed

If you have published an article using this material, please email us at [email protected] to have your article added to this page.