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VV001: WT Arch-3 in pET28b
(Plasmid #58487)


Item Catalog # Description Quantity Price (USD)
Plasmid 58487 Standard format: Plasmid sent in bacteria as agar stab 1 $85

This material is available to academics and nonprofits only.


  • Vector backbone
  • Backbone size w/o insert (bp) 5269
  • Total vector size (bp) 6043
  • Vector type
    Bacterial Expression

Growth in Bacteria

  • Bacterial Resistance(s)
    Kanamycin, 50 μg/mL
  • Growth Temperature
  • Growth Strain(s)
  • Growth instructions
    Express in BL21(DE3); See attached document or Maclaurin et al 2013 [PMID 23530193] for expression instructions.
  • Copy number


  • Gene/Insert name
    Archaerhodopsin-3 (with C-terminal His tag)
  • Alt name
  • Species
    Halorubrum sodomense
  • Insert Size (bp)
  • GenBank ID
  • Promoter T7

Cloning Information

  • Cloning method Restriction Enzyme
  • 5′ cloning site NcoI (not destroyed)
  • 3′ cloning site EcoRI (not destroyed)
  • 5′ sequencing primer T7_forward [5'-d(TAA TAC GAC TCA CTA TAG GG)-3']
  • 3′ sequencing primer T7_term [5'-d(GCT AGT TAT TGC TCA GCG G)-3']
  • (Common Sequencing Primers)

Resource Information

  • A portion of this plasmid was derived from a plasmid made by
    We originally received this gene (Archaerhodopsin-3) from the Boyden Lab at MIT.
  • Article Citing this Plasmid

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:

    VV001: WT Arch-3 in pET28b was a gift from Adam Cohen (Addgene plasmid # 58487 ; ; RRID:Addgene_58487)
  • For your References section:

    Mechanism of voltage-sensitive fluorescence in a microbial rhodopsin. Maclaurin D, Venkatachalam V, Lee H, Cohen AE. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Apr 9;110(15):5939-44. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1215595110. Epub 2013 Mar 25. 10.1073/pnas.1215595110 PubMed 23530193