Last data update: 27 January 2023 09:39 CET
Plasmid name: pDG2i-VSV puro (LMBP 9594)
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|Price category:||Cat. 3 (cf. price list)|
|Status:||GeneCorner non-core plasmid|
B gene of the control of cell death locus of the Escherichia coli F plasmid (ccdB, lethal gene)|
Reverse tetracycline-responsive transcriptional activator (rtTA); variant 3 (rtTA3)
Vesicular stomatitis virus glycoprotein (VSV-G) epitope; C-terminal
|Promoter:||Human cytomegalovirus immediate early promoter (CMV-IE); minimal promoter with tet responsive element (CMVTRE)
Rous sarcoma virus/human immunodeficiency virus hybrid long terminal repeat (RSV/HIV-1 5' LTR)
Simian virus 40 early promoter (SV40 early)
Escherichia coli lac operon promoter
Phage T3 promoter
Phage T7 gene 10 promoter (T7g10)
Escherichia coli lac operon promoter; mutant (lacUV5)
|Internal ribosome entry site (IRES) of the encephalomyocarditis virus (EMCV) polyprotein gene|
|Terminator:||Rous sarcoma virus/human immunodeficiency virus hybrid long terminal repeat (RSV/HIV-1 3' LTR); modified HIV-1 3' LTR with deleted U3 region (ΔU3/3' LTR)
Simian virus 40 polyadenylation signal (SV40 polyA)
|Selection marker:||Ampicillin (amp)
|Replicon:||Escherichia coli plasmid pMB1 origin
Phage f1 origin
Simian virus 40 bidirectional origin (SV40)
|Host range:||Escherichia coli; use a ccdB-resistant strain for propagation
Mammalian cells; SV40 permissive cells
|Parental clone:||pDG1i-VSV blast; pTRIPZ|
|Further information:||The construction of this plasmid is described in De Groote et al. (2016).
This is a lentiviral Gateway expression vector, with tet-inducible human CMV-IE promotor and with tet responsive transactivator (rtTA) on the same plasmid.
The plasmid is suitable for microRNA expression.
The U3 region of the HIV-1 3' LTR is deleted (ΔU3 or dU3) and facilitates self-inactivation of the HIV-1 5' LTR after transduction to enhance the biosafety of the vector. The element also contains a polyadenylation signal for transcription termination and polyadenylation of mRNA in transduced cells.
The vector contains the psi packaging signal, allowing viral packaging, and the rev response element (RRE) from HIV-1, permitting Rev-dependent nuclear export of unspliced viral mRNA.
Depending on the gene cloned in this vector, some leakage expression may be detected.
Because the risk for recombination after each subcultivation is high, this plasmid is only available under the format of isolated plasmid DNA. Plasmid integrity should be checked via PvuII restriction digest after each subcultivation.
This Gateway destination vector is compatible with the human orfeome library which is also available at BCCM/GeneCorner.
This vector can not be used to express short hairpin RNA (shRNA), which requires an RNA-polymerase III promotor. However, this vector can be used for knock-down experiments if the hairpin is expressed in a micro-RNA context (eg. Block-iT PolII miR RNAi kit).
The nucleotide sequence of the pDG2i-VSV puro vector corresponds with the EMBL Nucleotide Sequence Database accession number LT009448.1.
Other names of the plasmid are pDG2i-VSV-puro and pDG2iTag-puro.
|EMBL Accession number:||LT009448.1, view at EMBL, GenBank, DDBJ|
|Latest sequence update:||19/11/2015|
|Authenticity test:||This plasmid has been fully sequenced but the NGS sequence data still need to be implemented.|
|History of deposit:||The plasmid was deposited by Dr P. De Groote(1)(2) and Prof. Dr W. Declercq(1)(2). It was constructed by K. Leurs (1)(2).
(1) Inflammation Research Center, VIB, Ghent, Belgium
(2) Department of Biomedical Molecular Biology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
|Plasmid reference:||De Groote et al., BioTechniques 60 (2016), 252-259 [PMID: 27177818] [DOI: 10.2144/000114417]
|Related plasmid reference:||PhD thesis Philippe De Groote (2012)
|Restricted distribution:||- BCCM MTA|
|Distributed as:||plasmid DNA|
|Host for distribution:||Escherichia coli K12xB DB3.1|
|Related host reference:||Bernard et al., J. Mol. Biol. 226 (1992), 735-745 [PMID: 1324324]
|Cultivation medium:||LB-Lennox + ampicillin (100 μg/ml) + chloramphenicol (34 μg/ml)*|
|Biosafety level:||L1 in E. coli; L2 in mammalian cells|
|Cultivation remark:||*: selection of transformants on chloramphenicol; subsequent cultivation of a single colony in liquid medium with ampicillin|
|Other culture collection numbers:||-|
Refer in your Materials and Methods:
|pDG2i-VSV puro (LMBP 9594) is available at BCCM/GeneCorner. The plasmid was deposited by Dr P. De Groote and Prof. Dr W. Declercq and was published in De Groote et al., 2016.|
Note: Up-to-date, validated data are enclosed with the biological material. Nevertheless, these data are a snapshot at a given moment; further updates are always possible.