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pBabe RFP1-KRT5 hygro
(Plasmid #58493)

Full plasmid sequence is not available for this item.



Item Catalog # Description Quantity Price (USD)
Plasmid 58493 Standard format: Plasmid sent in bacteria as agar stab 1 $85

This material is available to academics and nonprofits only.


  • Vector backbone
    pBabe N-terminal RFP hygro
  • Backbone size w/o insert (bp) 6265
  • Modifications to backbone
    This construct is a variant of pBabe hygro that expresses mRFP1 as an N-terminal fusion. A new XhoI site was inserted immediately upstream of the BamHI site by PCR during cloning. TO EXPRESS AN N-mRFP1 FUSION, GENES MUST HAVE A BAMHI- OR XHO1-COMPATIBLE 5' STICKY END.
  • 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
  • Alt name
    keratin 5
  • Species
    H. sapiens (human)
  • Insert Size (bp)
  • GenBank ID
  • Entrez Gene
    KRT5 (a.k.a. CK5, DDD, DDD1, EBS1, EBS2, EBS2A, EBS2B, EBS2C, EBS2D, EBS2E, EBS2F, K5, KRT5A)
  • Tag / Fusion Protein
    • mRFP1 (N terminal on backbone)

Cloning Information

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

Resource Information

Terms and Licenses

  • Zeocin® is an InvivoGen trademark.

Depositor Comments

pBabe RFP1_KRT5 hygro was constructed by PCR cloning from plasmid templates (Open Biosystems) into the retroviral vector pBabe N-terminal RFP hygro. The PCR product was gel purified, digested with BamHI and EcoRI, and then ligated into pBabe N-terminal RFP hygro, which had been digested with BamHI and EcoRI and then dephosphorylated.

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:

    pBabe RFP1-KRT5 hygro was a gift from Kevin Janes (Addgene plasmid # 58493 ; ; RRID:Addgene_58493)
  • For your References section:

    A time- and matrix-dependent TGFBR3-JUND-KRT5 regulatory circuit in single breast epithelial cells and basal-like premalignancies. Wang CC, Bajikar SS, Jamal L, Atkins KA, Janes KA. Nat Cell Biol. 2014 Apr;16(4):345-56. doi: 10.1038/ncb2930. Epub 2014 Mar 23. 10.1038/ncb2930 PubMed 24658685