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Cytosolic FAK biosensor
(Plasmid #78300)


Item Catalog # Description Quantity Price (USD)
Plasmid 78300 Standard format: Plasmid sent in bacteria as agar stab 1 $85

This material is available to academics and nonprofits only.


  • Vector backbone
  • Backbone manufacturer
  • Backbone size w/o insert (bp) 5400
  • Vector type
    Mammalian Expression

Growth in Bacteria

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


  • Gene/Insert name
    Cytosolic FAK biosensor
  • Alt name
    ECFP-SH2 domain of c-Src-substrate-YPet
  • Species
  • Insert Size (bp)
  • Promoter CMV

Cloning Information

  • Cloning method Restriction Enzyme
  • 5′ cloning site BamHI (not destroyed)
  • 3′ cloning site EcoRI (not destroyed)
  • 5′ sequencing primer CMV-F
  • 3′ sequencing primer BGH-rev
  • (Common Sequencing Primers)

Resource Information

Terms and Licenses

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

Depositor Comments

We designed a FRET-based FAK biosensor, with a central piece containing the SH2 domain derived from c-Src, a flexible linker peptide, and a specific substrate sequence from FAK encompassing Tyr397, concatenated between ECFP and YPet.

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:

    Cytosolic FAK biosensor was a gift from Yingxiao Wang (Addgene plasmid # 78300 ; ; RRID:Addgene_78300)
  • For your References section:

    Detection of focal adhesion kinase activation at membrane microdomains by fluorescence resonance energy transfer. Seong J, Ouyang M, Kim T, Sun J, Wen PC, Lu S, Zhuo Y, Llewellyn NM, Schlaepfer DD, Guan JL, Chien S, Wang Y. Nat Commun. 2011 Jul 26;2:406. doi: 10.1038/ncomms1414. 10.1038/ncomms1414 PubMed 21792185