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(Plasmid #47754)


Item Catalog # Description Quantity Price (USD)
Plasmid 47754 Standard format: Plasmid sent in bacteria as agar stab 1 $85

This material is available to academics and nonprofits only.


  • Vector backbone
  • Backbone manufacturer
    Joung lab (Addgene plasmid # 43861)
  • Modifications to backbone
    codon-optimized Cas9 modified by site-directed mutagenesis to dCas9; added VP64 activation domain
  • Vector type
    Mammalian Expression, CRISPR

Growth in Bacteria

  • Bacterial Resistance(s)
    Ampicillin, 100 μg/mL
  • Growth Temperature
  • Growth Strain(s)
    XL1 Blue
  • Copy number


  • Gene/Insert name
    codon optimized dCas9-VP64
  • Alt name
    inactive Cas9 nuclease
  • Alt name
    VP64 activation domain
  • Species
    Synthetic; Streptococcus pyogenes
  • Mutation
    D10A and H840A mutations in Cas9 (catalytically inactive)
  • Promoter CMV
  • Tags / Fusion Proteins
    • NLS (C terminal on insert)
    • 3x FLAG (C terminal on insert)
    • VP64 (C terminal on insert)

Cloning Information

Resource Information

Terms and Licenses

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

Depositor Comments

Plasmid Features:
Cas9 = 409-4512
NLS = 4519-4539
3X FLAG = 4546-4611
VP64 = 4633-4794

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:

    pMLM3705 was a gift from Keith Joung (Addgene plasmid # 47754 ; ; RRID:Addgene_47754)
  • For your References section:

    CRISPR RNA-guided activation of endogenous human genes. Maeder ML, Linder SJ, Cascio VM, Fu Y, Ho QH, Joung JK. Nat Methods. 2013 Jul 25. doi: 10.1038/nmeth.2598. 10.1038/nmeth.2598 PubMed 23892898