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(Plasmid #45772)

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Item Catalog # Description Quantity Price (USD)
Plasmid 45772 Standard format: Plasmid sent in bacteria as agar stab 1 $75

This material is available to academics and nonprofits only.


  • Vector backbone
  • Backbone manufacturer
  • Backbone size w/o insert (bp) 5446
  • Total vector size (bp) 8150
  • Vector type
    Mammalian Expression
  • Selectable markers
    Neomycin (select with G418)

Growth in Bacteria

  • Bacterial Resistance(s)
  • Growth Temperature
  • Growth Strain(s)
  • Copy number
    High Copy


  • Gene/Insert name
  • Alt name
  • Alt name
  • Species
    H. sapiens (human)
  • Insert Size (bp)
  • Mutation
    Ends at amino acid 844. Last 35 amino acids deleted - β-catenin binding domain removed
  • GenBank ID
    NM_004360.3 NP_004351.1
  • Entrez Gene
    CDH1 (a.k.a. Arc-1, BCDS1, CD324, CDHE, ECAD, LCAM, UVO)
  • Promoter CMV

Cloning Information

  • Cloning method Restriction Enzyme
  • 5′ cloning site BamHI (not destroyed)
  • 3′ cloning site XhoI (not destroyed)
  • 5′ sequencing primer CMV-F; T7
  • 3′ sequencing primer BGH-rev; Sp6
  • (Common Sequencing Primers)

Resource Information

Depositor Comments

Partial cDNA for human E-cadherin was provided by D. Rimm (Yale University, New Haven, CT) and subcloned into the pcDNA3 mammalian expression vector (Invitrogen). Sequence analysis revealed that the 3′ end of the gene was missing after nucleotide 2644 (according to EMBL/GenBank/DDBJ under accession number L08599). This results in a truncation of the last 35 amino acids of the E-cadherin cytoplasmic domain and, as a result, does not contain the β-catenin binding region, as defined by Stappert and Kemler 1994. The COOH terminus of this truncation mutant (E-cadherin Δ β-catenin) ends at amino acid 847 (NH3-ASLSST); the frameshift adds a single threonine residue before a stop codon is introduced.

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:

    hE-cadherin/Δβ-catenin-pcDNA3 was a gift from Barry Gumbiner (Addgene plasmid # 45772 ; ; RRID:Addgene_45772)
  • For your References section:

    E-cadherin suppresses cellular transformation by inhibiting beta-catenin signaling in an adhesion-independent manner. Gottardi CJ, Wong E, Gumbiner BM. J Cell Biol. 2001 May 28;153(5):1049-60. 10.1083/jcb.153.5.1049 PubMed 11381089