pSF-OXB20-RrnB (previously pSF-RecA-RrnB) (OG179) RrnB Single Terminator Plasmid

Product Description

Constitutive bacterial expression plasmid with a RrnB terminator downstream. The RrnG, SV40 and T7 terminators have been replaced.

$220.15
Product code: OG179
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Plasmid Information

Product Name: pSF-OXB20-RrnB_(previously_pSF-RecA-RrnB)

Product Code: OG179

Size (bp): 3601 bp

Bacterial Antibiotic Selection: KanR

Origin and Compatibility: pUC high copy derived from pBR322

Bacterial Copy Number: 500-700 per cell

Promoter: OXB20 strong constitutive bacterial promoter

Plasmid Purpose:

Expression in bacterial cells. The RecA promoter is a very strong constitutive promoter. It is approximately 650 x stronger than the constitutive AraBAD promoter that we also sell. The RecA promoter is normally regulated by the repressor LexA. In this promoter this binding site has been ablated to enable constitutive expression. This plasmid is used when the T7 terminator and the SV40 poly-adenylation sites that are found within most of our vectors are not required.

Promoter Expression Level:

This plasmid contains a constitutive bacterial promoter that does not require induction. It is the strongest bacterial promoter we sell and this can cause solubility and expression problems with some proteins. We also offer a range of other bacterial promoters that are compatible with this plasmid and are available on request.

Vector Sequence Files

Please select the file type you require. For reference most cloning programs will import a .gb (Genbank) file and will show all of the plasmids features automatically when downloaded and imported.

Transcription Termination:

This plasmid contains the E.coli RrnB Rho depdendent transcriptional terminator. Unlike most of our other plasmid products which contain three terminators for different organism types this vector only contains the RrnB terminator region. This plasmid is only normally used when the presence of the other two transcription terminators normally in our vectors is not desirable or space restrictions in a given biological system are important.

Cloning in a Gene:

This plasmid has been designed to be compatible with a range of cloning techniques. The multiple cloning site contains a range of standard commonly used restriction sites for cloning. Using these sites genes can be inserted using standard cloning methods with DNA ligase. Other methods such as ligase independent cloning (LIC) Gibson Assembly InFusionHD or Seamless GeneArt can also be used and because all of our plasmids are based on the same backbone the same method can be used for cloning into all of our catalogue vectors.

Multiple cloning site notes:

There are a few important sites within the MCS. These include the NcoI site the XbaI site and the BsgI and BseRI sites. The NcoI site contains a start codon that is immediately downstream of both a Kozak and Shine-Dalgarno ribosomal binding site. These allow for optimal positioning of genes when the start codon is placed in this location. If this is not required and you wish to use a downstream site for gene cloning you can remove the NcoI site by cleaving the plasmid with KpnI.

The XbaI site contains a stop codon. This stop codon is positioned in a specific position in relation to the BsgI and BseRI sites that are immediately downstream. When either BseRI or BsgI cleave the plasmid they produce a TA overhang from the stop codon in the XbaI site that is compatible with all of our peptide tag plasmids cut with the same sites. BseRI and BsgI sites are non-palindromic and cleave a defined number of bases away from their binding site.

Whenever we clone a gene into our multiple cloning site we always position the start and stop codon in the same positions in the MCS. If the start and ends of the genes are not compatible with NcoI and XbaI we extend the sequence to the nearest external sites but keep the start and stop codons locations consistent.

Intellectual Property Status

According to our IP-friendly policy this plasmid is sold free of reach-through rights and can be used to make commercial products. However the plasmid itself (or derivatives) cannot be sold.