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(Plasmid #73208)


This material is available to academics and nonprofits only.
Item Catalog # Description Quantity Price (USD)
Plasmid 73208 Standard format: Plasmid sent in bacteria as agar stab 1 $85


  • Vector backbone
  • Backbone manufacturer
  • Backbone size w/o insert (bp) 5388
  • Total vector size (bp) 7098
  • Modifications to backbone
    The NdeI site was removed from the CMV promoter.
  • Vector type
    Mammalian Expression
  • Selectable markers
    Neomycin (select with G418)

Growth in Bacteria

  • Bacterial Resistance(s)
    Ampicillin, 100 μg/mL
  • Growth Temperature
  • Growth Strain(s)
  • Growth instructions
    No special instructions.
  • Copy number
    High Copy


  • Gene/Insert name
  • Alt name
  • Species
    H. sapiens (human), Synthetic
  • Insert Size (bp)
  • Mutation
    The dL5** FAP is E50D, L89S, also known as E52D/L91S and NP138
  • Entrez Gene
    COX8A (a.k.a. COX, COX8, COX8-2, COX8L, MC4DN15, VIII, VIII-L)
  • Promoter CMV
  • Tag / Fusion Protein
    • The FAP and mCerulean3 are fused with 2 copies of a G4S linker

Cloning Information

  • Cloning method Restriction Enzyme
  • 5′ cloning site BamHI (not destroyed)
  • 3′ cloning site XhoI (not destroyed)
  • 5′ sequencing primer CMVF
  • 3′ sequencing primer BGHR
  • (Common Sequencing Primers)

Resource Information

  • Supplemental Documents
  • A portion of this plasmid was derived from a plasmid made by
    The mCerulean was from MA Rizzo, Department of Physiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
  • Articles Citing this Plasmid

Terms and Licenses

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

Depositor Comments

Please visit the Molecular Biosensor and Imaging Center website for current protocols and information about dyes to be used in combination with the proteins expressed from this plasmid.

Details of mCerulean3 can be found in:
Markwardt, M. L., Kremers, G. J., Kraft, C. A., Ray, K., Cranfill, P. J., Wilson, K. A., Day, R. N., Wachter, R. M., Davidson, M. W., and Rizzo, M. A. (2011) An Improved Cerulean Fluorescent Protein with Enhanced Brightness and Reduced Reversible Photoswitching. PLoS One 6, e17896.

For more information about this plasmid, please see the associated publication (PMID: 25650487) as well as He et al. Nat Methods. 2016 Jan 25. doi: 10.1038/nmeth.3735. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26808669.

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:

    pcDNA3.1-COXIV-COX8-dL5-2XG4S-mCer3 was a gift from Marcel Bruchez (Addgene plasmid # 73208 ; ; RRID:Addgene_73208)
  • For your References section:

    Rapid, specific, no-wash, far-red fluorogen activation in subcellular compartments by targeted fluorogen activating proteins. Telmer CA, Verma R, Teng H, Andreko S, Law L, Bruchez MP. ACS Chem Biol. 2015 May 15;10(5):1239-46. doi: 10.1021/cb500957k. Epub 2015 Feb 16. 10.1021/cb500957k PubMed 25650487