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CaV2.1 (pcDNA6)
(Plasmid #26578)


Item Catalog # Description Quantity Price (USD)
Plasmid 26578 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) 5100
  • Vector type
    Mammalian Expression
  • Selectable markers

Growth in Bacteria

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


  • Gene/Insert name
  • Alt name
    calcium channel, voltage-dependent, P/Q type, alpha 1A subunit
  • Species
    M. musculus (mouse)
  • Insert Size (bp)
  • Entrez Gene
    Cacna1a (a.k.a. APCA, BI, Caca1a, Cacnl1a4, Cav2.1, Ccha1a, EA2, FHM, HPCA, MHP, MHP1, SCA6, alpha1A, la, nmf352, rkr, smrl, tg)
  • Tags / Fusion Proteins
    • V5 (C terminal on backbone)
    • His6 (C terminal on backbone)

Cloning Information

Resource Information

Terms and Licenses

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

Depositor Comments

The fragment was amplified from mouse brain. The GenBank sequence is AY714490.

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:

    CaV2.1 (pcDNA6) was a gift from Diane Lipscombe (Addgene plasmid # 26578 ; ; RRID:Addgene_26578)
  • For your References section:

    Novel CaV2.1 clone replicates many properties of Purkinje cell CaV2.1 current. Richards KS, Swensen AM, Lipscombe D, Bommert K. Eur J Neurosci. 2007 Nov . 26(10):2950-61. 10.1111/j.1460-9568.2007.05912.x PubMed 18001290