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pcDNA6 MCV sTco
(Plasmid #40201)


This material is available to academics and nonprofits only.
Item Catalog # Description Quantity Price (USD)
Plasmid 40201 Standard format: Plasmid sent in bacteria as agar stab 1 $85


  • Vector backbone
  • Backbone manufacturer
  • Backbone size w/o insert (bp) 4985
  • Total vector size (bp) 5556
  • Modifications to backbone
    pcDNA6.V5.HisB vector was modified with NheI and PmeI restriction digestion enzymes to cut out MCS, V5 and His tag sites. New multiple cloning sites using annealed primer pair were ligated back into the vector. The newly generated cloning site comprises: NheI, KpnI, EcoRV, XhoI and SacII. Codon optimized sT was cloned between EcoRV and XhoI restriction sites.
  • Vector type
    Mammalian Expression
  • Selectable markers

Growth in Bacteria

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


  • Gene/Insert name
    MCPyV sT codon optimized
  • Alt name
    MCV sT
  • Alt name
    MCV small T antigen
  • Alt name
    Merkel Cell Polyomavirus small T antigen
  • Species
  • Insert Size (bp)
  • GenBank ID
  • Promoter CMV

Cloning Information

  • Cloning method Restriction Enzyme
  • 5′ cloning site EcoRV (not destroyed)
  • 3′ cloning site XhoI (not destroyed)
  • 5′ sequencing primer T7
  • 3′ sequencing primer BGH
  • (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:

    pcDNA6 MCV sTco was a gift from Patrick Moore (Addgene plasmid # 40201 ; ; RRID:Addgene_40201)
  • For your References section:

    Human Merkel cell polyomavirus small T antigen is an oncoprotein targeting the 4E-BP1 translation regulator. Shuda M, Kwun HJ, Feng H, Chang Y, Moore PS. J Clin Invest. 2011 Sep;121(9):3623-34. doi: 10.1172/JCI46323. Epub 2011 Aug 15. 10.1172/JCI46323 PubMed 21841310