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(Plasmid #48214)


Item Catalog # Description Quantity Price (USD)
Plasmid 48214 Standard format: Plasmid sent in bacteria as agar stab 1 $85

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  • Vector backbone
  • Backbone manufacturer
  • Backbone size w/o insert (bp) 2799
  • Total vector size (bp) 7148
  • Vector type
    CRISPR ; Gateway Donor

Growth in Bacteria

  • Bacterial Resistance(s)
    Spectinomycin, 50 μg/mL
  • Growth Temperature
  • Growth Strain(s)
  • Copy number


  • Gene/Insert name
    dCas9(D10A;H840A) fusion with VP48 activation domain
  • Alt name
  • Species
  • Insert Size (bp)
  • Mutation
  • Tags / Fusion Proteins
    • VP48 (C terminal on insert)
    • HA Tag (N terminal on insert)

Cloning Information

  • Cloning method Restriction Enzyme
  • 5′ cloning site EcoRI (not destroyed)
  • 3′ cloning site EcoRI (not destroyed)
  • 5′ sequencing primer M13F
  • 3′ sequencing primer M13R
  • (Common Sequencing Primers)

Resource Information

  • Supplemental Documents
  • A portion of this plasmid was derived from a plasmid made by
    A two-step fusion PCR was performed to amplify Cas9 Nickase ORF without stop codon from the pX335 vector (Addgene: 42335), incorporate H840A mutation, EcoRI-AgeI restriction site on the 5′ end as well as an FseI site on the 3′ end (EcoRI-AgeIdCas9- FseI fragment). The 3× minimal VP16 activation domain coding fragment (VP48) was excised from a vector (Addgene: 20342) containing NLSM2rtTA coding sequence by FseI and EcoRI digestion (FseI-TA-EcoRI fragment). The two fragments were ligated into pCR8/GW/TOPO (Invitrogen) vector digested by EcoRI to generate a gateway compatible dCas9VP48 coding plasmid.

Terms and Licenses

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

Depositor Comments

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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:

    pAC1-pCR8-dCas9VP48 was a gift from Rudolf Jaenisch (Addgene plasmid # 48214 ; ; RRID:Addgene_48214)
  • For your References section:

    Multiplexed activation of endogenous genes by CRISPR-on, an RNA-guided transcriptional activator system. Cheng AW, Wang H, Yang H, Shi L, Katz Y, Theunissen TW, Rangarajan S, Shivalila CS, Dadon DB, Jaenisch R. Cell Res. 2013 Aug 27. doi: 10.1038/cr.2013.122. 10.1038/cr.2013.122 PubMed 23979020