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Platinum retroviral expression complete systems

The platinum retroviral expression systems from Cell Biolabs have been optimised to produce retroviruses with higher titers for superior infection of a variety of cell types. These complete expression systems contain a packaging cell, a cloning/expression vector and a GFP reporter plasmid, and yield high titres of 107 IFU/ml with transient transfection.

Systems are available to make amphotrophic, ecotropic or pantropic (VSVG-pseudotyped) retrovirus, each of which are designed to infect cells of a certain species:

  Amphotropic Ecotropic Pantropic
Human +++ N.S. +++
Mouse +++ +++ +++
Rat +++ +++ +++
Monkey +++ N.S. +++
Cat +++ N.S. +++
Dog +++ N.S. +++
Hamster + N.S. +++
Bird N.S. N.S. +++
Fish N.S. N.S. +++
Frog N.S. N.S. +++
Insect N.S. N.S. +++
Mollusc N.S. N.S. +++

N.S. = not suitable

Benefits of using the platinum retroviral expression complete systems
• High titer - 1 x 107 IFU/mL by transient transfection
• Longer stability compared to conventional lines
• High-yield protein expression compared to conventional lines
• Large cloning capacity - 4.4 kb for pMXs-Puro expression vector

Please note: Platinum Retroviral Expression Systems are available for sale to academic, government and non-profit research laboratories. All other purchasers require a commercial license for all fields including research use

Material available for download
Platinum Retrovirus Expression System, Pantropic user manual
Platinum Retrovirus Expression System, Ecotropic user manual
Platinum Retrovirus Expression System, Amphotropic user manual

Products

Note: product availability depends on country - see product detail page.

Details Cat number & supplier Size Price
Platinum Retroviral Expression System, Amphotropic VPK-301 · Cell Biolabs
VPK-301
Cell Biolabs
1 kit POA
1 kit
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Platinum Retroviral Expression System, Ecotropic VPK-300 · Cell Biolabs
VPK-300
Cell Biolabs
1 kit POA
1 kit
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Platinum Retroviral Expression System, Pantropic VPK-302 · Cell Biolabs
VPK-302
Cell Biolabs
1 kit POA
1 kit
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