PB-EF1α-GreenPuro-H1-MCS shRNA Cloning and Expression Vector

Leverage PiggyBac to produce shRNAs with this vector that co-express GFP and puromycin resistance from the EF1α promoter, and shRNA from the H1 promoter

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PB-EF1α-GreenPuro-H1-MCS shRNA cloning and expression vector

10 µg
PBSI506A-1
$ 585
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Overview

Easy and consistent shRNA delivery and expression

Not just for genes, the PiggyBac system is also an excellent choice for reliably producing shRNA. The PB-EF1α-GreenPuro-H1-MCS shRNA Cloning and Expression Vector (Cat.# PBSI506A-1) drives production of your shRNA from the strong H1 promoter. The vector also features GFP and puromycin resistance co-expressed from the moderate EF1α promoter, with co-expression mediated by the T2A element.

PB-EF1α-GreenPuro-H1-MCS shRNA Cloning and Expression Vector

With the PiggyBac Transposon System, you can:

  • Make transgenic cell lines with a single transfection
  • Integrate multiple PiggyBac Vectors in a single transfection
  • Insert an expression cassette into human, mouse, and rat cells
  • Deliver virtually any-sized DNA insert, from 10 – 100 kb
  • Choose from PiggyBac Vectors that express your gene-of-interest from constitutive or inducible promoters and include a variety of markers
  • Determine the number of integration events with the PiggyBac qPCR Copy Number Kit (# PBC100A-1)

Customer Agreements
Academic customers can purchase PiggyBac Transposon System components for internal research purposes for indefinite use, whereas commercial customers must sign a customer agreement for a six-month, limited-use license to test the technology.
For end user license information, see the following:

* SBI is fully licensed to distribute PiggyBac vectors as a partnership with Transposagen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.

How It Works

The PiggyBac Transposon System’s Cut-and-Paste Mechanism

The efficient PiggyBac Transposon System uses a cut-and-paste mechanism to transfer DNA from the PiggyBac Vector into the genome. If only temporary genomic integration is desired, the Excision-only PiggyBac Transposase can be transiently expressed for footprint-free removal of the insert, resulting in reconstitution of the original genome sequence.

The PiggyBac Transposon System’s cut-and-paste mechanism

Figure 1. The PiggyBac Transposon System’s cut-and-paste mechanism.

  • The Super PiggyBac Transposase binds to specific inverted terminal repeats (ITRs) in the PiggyBac Cloning and Expression Vector and excises the ITRs and intervening DNA.
  • The Super PiggyBac Transposase inserts the ITR-Expression Cassette-ITR segment into the genome at TTAA sites.
  • The Excision-only Super PiggyBac Transposase can be used to remove the ITR-Expression Cassette-ITR segment from the genome, for footprint-free removal

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