hp-Vector Expression Systems for Bacillus megaterium
High Performance Expression System for B. megaterium
Electron microscope image of Bacillus megaterium and Escherichia coli, Dr. Manfred Rohde, Helmholtz-Center for Infection Research (HZI), Braunschweig, Germany
- High performance vectors with optimized sequences
- Protein yield up to 10 times enhanced compared to protein expression with basic plasmid
- Plasmids with established MCS
- Encoding C- or N-terminal His-tag for versatile purification (native, 6xHis-tag)
- Secretion with LipA or YocH signal peptide up to 9-fold increased
- Vector with two ribosome binding sites (2RBS) for simultaneous dual expression available
Relative fluorescence of an optimized hp-Vector (red; square) and a basic plasmid (blue; circle) over time [h].
Soluble protein fractions 7.5 h after induction of heterologous gene expression.
Optimized high performance (hp) vectors for Bacillus megaterium
- MoBiTec provides a wide range of useful vectors for the B. megaterium system that are adaptable to most applications and protein purification methods. These include vectors carrying two different signal peptide sequences, a 6xHis-tag, a Strep-tag, or two ribosome binding sites (2RBS) for simultaneous dual expression.
- With our new hp-vectors yields up to 10-fold higher compared to the basic plasmids are possible. All plasmids have established multiple cloning sites (MCS) for versatile cloning. Furthermore, we offer vectors encoding C- or N-terminal His-tags for easy purification. The protein secretion with LipA or YocH signal peptides is up to 9-fold increased. Induction of protein expression of all vectors is achieved by the tightly regulated and efficiently inducible xylose operon.
Versatile system with a wide range of vectors
- The B. megaterium expression system provides a versatile and easy-to-handle tool for stable and high-yield protein production, both small- and large-scale. B. megaterium has proven to be an excellent alternative host to E. coli for heterologous gene expression. Unlike other bacilli strains, proteolytic degradation by external alkaline proteases is avoided. In addition, there are no endotoxins found in the cell wall.
- For shipping and storage information please click on Order#.
|BMEG02||Bacillus megaterium protoplasts, strain WH320||5x500 µl||417,00|
|BMEG04||Bacillus megaterium protoplasts, strain YYBm1||5x500 µl||480,00|
|BMEG50||Bacillus megaterium protoplasts, strain MS941||5x500 µl||464,00|
|BMEG30||Bacillus megaterium vector p3STOP1623hp||10 µg||1065,00|
|BMEG31||Bacillus megaterium vector pC-HIS1623hp||10 µg||1123,00|
|BMEG32||Bacillus megaterium vector pN-HIS-TEV1623hp||10 µg||1123,00|
|BMEG33||Bacillus megaterium vector pSP-LipA-hp||10 µg||1169,00|
|BMEG34||Bacillus megaterium vector pSP-YocH-hp||10 µg||1169,00|
|BMEG35||Bacillus megaterium vector p3STOP1623-2RBShp||10 µg||1100,00|
|BMEG36||Bacillus megaterium vector pC-STREP1623hp||10 µg||1141,00|
|BMEG37||Bacillus megaterium vector pN-STREP-Xa1623hp||10 µg||1152,00|
|BMEG38||Bacillus megaterium vector pN-STREP-TEV1623hp||10 µg||1152,00|
|BMEG39||Bacillus megaterium vector, pMGBm19, lyophilized DNA||10 µg||1065,00|
|BMEG40C||pGFP1624hp, high performance GFP expression vector, positive control||10 µg||532,00|
|PEC04||E. coli PxylA repressing vector, pMMEc4, lyophilized DNA||10 µg||215,00|
- All prices are in EURO excl. VAT and shipping. For further pricing and order information please ask your local distributor.
- All vectors are E. coli / B. megaterium shuttle vectors.
- Please note that protoplasts of Bacillus megaterium have a limited shelf life of a few months only,
depending on the date of production.
Therefore, purchase and use of protoplasts must be thoroughly planned.
Vector maps and Sequences
Vector map of p3STOP1623hp (pic)
Vector map of pC-His1623hp (pic)
Vector map of pN-His-TEV1623hp (pic)
Vector map of pSPLipA-hp (pic)
Vector map of pSPYocH-hp (pic)
Vector map of p3STOP1623-2RBShp (pic)
Vector map of pC-STREP1623hp (pic)
Vector map of pN-STREP-Xa1623hp (pic)
Vector map of pN-STREP-TEV1623hp (pic)
Vector map of pMGBm19 (pic)
Sequence of p3STOP1623hp (txt)
Sequence of pC-His1623hp (txt)
Sequence of pN-His-TEV1623hp (txt)
Sequence of pSPLipA-hp (txt)
Sequence of pSPYocH-hp (txt)
Sequence of p3STOP1623-2RBShp (txt)
Sequence of pC-STREP1623hp (txt)
Sequence of pN-STREP-Xa1623hp (txt)
Sequence of pN-STREP-TEV1623hp (txt)
Sequence of pMGBm19 (txt)
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