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General Information

What is a plasmid? Background on plasmids and plasmid elements
Genetic Code List of amino acids, RNA codon table, common epitope tags
Antibiotic Concentrations Antibiotic concentrations for selecting plasmids in bacteria
Restriction Enzymes Recognition sites for common restriction enzymes
Sequencing Primers Primers used by Addgene to perform single-pass sequencing of plasmids
Plasmid Features Plasmid features used by Addgene to generate maps from full sequence
Strain Information Genotypes of E. coli strains
Plasmid Land Game Just for fun: a plasmid-inspired cloning game

Addgene Links

Addgene Empty Vectors Information on plasmids for any experiment