Resource data sheet


Genetically-encoded fluorescent calcium sensor cDNA, G-CaMP-HS.

Catalog number RDB14607
Resource name G-CaMP-HS
Clone info. Genetically-encoded fluorescent calcium sensor cDNA. It encodes a fusion protein of EGFP, calmodulin, and the M13 peptide from myosin light chain kinase. GCaMP-hyper sensitive (G-CaMP-HS) protein became more stable and stronger fluorescence than GCaMP2 in transfected mammal cells, and a GCaMP-HS is better suited to detect Ca2+ transients in vivo imaging of neuronal activities in zebrafish.

Expression was confirmed by the depositor with calcium imaging.
[Data sheet:]
Vector backbone pEGFP-N1
Size of vector backbone 4.7 kb
Selectable markers Kan^R (E. coli), Neo^r (mammalian cells).
Classification plasmid
Type_of_insert fragment Rat cDNA ()
Reference of nucleotide sequence AKE44628.1 (DDBJ accession number)
Deposotor's page Nakai, Junichi | Ohkura, Masamichi |

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Remarks ((Additional form)) GFP-A
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original Muto, A., Genetic visualization with an improved GCaMP calcium indicator reveals spatiotemporal activation of the spinal motor neurons in zebrafish. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 108 (13): 5425-5430 (2011). PMID 21383146.