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(Plasmid #83481)


Item Catalog # Description Quantity Price (USD)
Plasmid 83481 Standard format: Plasmid sent in bacteria as agar stab 1 $85

This material is available to academics and nonprofits only.


  • Vector backbone
    pCW-Cas9 (#50661)
  • Backbone manufacturer
    Eric Lander, David Sabatini
  • Backbone size w/o insert (bp) 11900
  • Total vector size (bp) 11687
  • Modifications to backbone
    puromycin N-acetyltransferase was replaced by blasticidin S deaminase
  • Vector type
    Mammalian Expression, Lentiviral, CRISPR
  • Selectable markers

Growth in Bacteria

  • Bacterial Resistance(s)
    Ampicillin, 100 μg/mL
  • Growth Temperature
  • Growth Strain(s)
    NEB Stable
  • Growth instructions
    No more than 16-hour culture.
  • Copy number
    High Copy

Gene/Insert 1

  • Gene/Insert name
  • Mutation
    Replaced puromycin N-acetyltransferase on the original plasmid
  • Promoter Tight Tre

Cloning Information for Gene/Insert 1

Gene/Insert 2

  • Gene/Insert name
    Blasticidin S deaminase -T2A - reverse tetracycline-controlled transactivator
  • Promoter human phosphoglycerate kinase 1 promoter

Cloning Information for Gene/Insert 2

  • Cloning method Ligation Independent Cloning
  • 5′ sequencing primer O.PGK1b_F (CACATTCTTCACGTCCGTTC)
  • 3′ sequencing primer GTCGCGATGTGAGAGGAGAG
  • (Common Sequencing Primers)

Resource Information

  • A portion of this plasmid was derived from a plasmid made by
    Eric Lander, David Sabatini (backbone, pCW-Cas9, #50661), Feng Zhang (insert, lentiCas9-Blast #52962).
  • Articles Citing this Plasmid

Terms and Licenses

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

Depositor Comments

Blasticidin gene was amplified from lentiCas9-Blast using primers F: TCTCCCCAGCAATTCACCatggccaagcctttgtctc, R: CAAGTGAGGAGAGAACCTCTACCTTCttagccctcccacacataacc. The PCR product was gel-purified and used to perform CPEC cloning on pCW-Cas9, as described in 21293463.

Because a previous version of this plasmid contained a STOP codon between the blasticidin resistance gene and rtTA, this stop codon was subsequently removed. The following primers were used to confirm removal of the STOP codon:

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:

    pCW-Cas9-Blast was a gift from Mohan Babu (Addgene plasmid # 83481 ; ; RRID:Addgene_83481)

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