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Cultivarium MACKEREL Library
(Pooled Library #208054)

  • Purpose

    The Cultivarium MACKEREL (Modular, NGS-trACKable ExpRession Element) Library is a library of broad host range prokaryotic promoter-RBS regulatory sequences formatted as a golden gate assembly Level 0 part. The library consists of 421 prokaryotic promoter-RBS sequences mined from mobile genetic elements and shown to drive transcription at a range of strengths across different species of bacteria in cell-free systems by Yim et al. (2019). Since this library adopts a widely used golden gate assembly syntax, it is cross-compatible with a number of golden gate toolkits available through Addgene (GoldenBraid, MoClo, CIDAR, POSSUM and more).

  • Vector Backbone

    pGLDV_17 [380G] (ColE1 ORI, CAM resistance)


Item Catalog # Description Quantity Price (USD)
Pooled Library 208054 Cultivarium MACKEREL Library 1 $ 380 Add to Cart
Available to Academic and Nonprofits Only

Library Details

  • Promoter variants
  • Controls

Library Shipping

This library is delivered as suspended DNA in a microcentrifuge tube on blue ice. The tube's contents will not necessarily be frozen. For best results, minimize freeze-thaws.

  • Volume
    ∼15 µL
  • Concentration
    20 ng/µL

Depositor Comments

  • Figure 1. The MACKEREL Library can be used with other modular toolkits for high through-put screening in non-model microbes.

Additional reference:

Yim SS, Johns NI, Park J, Gomes AL, McBee RM, Richardson M, Ronda C, Chen SP, Garenne D, Noireaux V, Wang HH. Multiplex transcriptional characterizations across diverse bacterial species using cell-free systems. Mol Syst Biol. 2019 Aug;15(8):e8875. doi: 10.15252/msb.20198875. PMID 31464371 (Link opens in a new window)

Please see (Link opens in a new window) for bioRxiv preprint.

How to cite this pooled library ( Back to top )

These pooled libraries 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:

    The Cultivarium MACKEREL library was a gift from Nili Ostrov, Charlie Gilbert, Cultivarium Tools (Addgene #208054)
  • For your References section:

    Design and construction towards a pan-microbial toolkit. Gilbert C, Crits-Christoph A, Ledieu-Dherbécourt E, Kang SC, Brumwell SL, Lee HH, Nili Ostrov N. bioRxiv 2024.02.23.581749. doi: 10.1101/2024.02.23.581749.