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Addgene is now providing viral service to help facilitate scientific research. We know that viral production is a common step after requesting plasmids from Addgene, and by providing this service, we can save you time and help you get results faster.


Lentiviruses are distributed as purified viral particles that are suitable for in vitro use. Minimum titers are listed on each item's material page and actual titers are reported with each shipment.

Current inventory:

  • Pooled CRISPR Lentiviral Libraries
  • Cas9 and CRISPR-activator Viruses
  • gRNA Viruses
  • Non-CRISPR Viruses (Cre-expression, GFP controls, scramble shRNA, reverse tet-transactivator, and more)

AAV

AAV are distributed as purified viral particles that are suitable for in vivo or in vitro use. We provide 100 µL of purified AAV at titers of 2‑5E12 vg/mL. Actual titers are reported with each shipment.

Current inventory:

  • Chemogenetics (including DREADD) AAV
  • Serotype Testing Control AAV
  • Optogenetics AAV (Coming soon!)


Our viruses are produced from plasmids in our repository and undergo extensive quality control testing in-house before being distributed to researchers. For details about our virus production protocols and our quality control, visit our Viral Production page.

With viral service, we bring the same high-quality standards you expect from Addgene. To see a list of commonly asked questions about viral service, visit our help center.


Additional Viral Service Resources