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Thermus thermophilus Expression plasmid

Thermus thermophilus HB8 expression plasmids were constructed by “Whole-Cell Project of a Model Organism, Thermus thermophilus HB8” ( and deposited by Dr. Seiki Kuramitsu.

How to obtain Expression clones

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Plasmid clones for producing recombinant protein of Thermus thermophilus HB8 gene products in E. coli.
Clone(s) is shipped as DNA solution in TE buffer in individual tube.

Outside database

Please find ID of individual clone(s) using the following outside database
or this summary table.


Please specify ID (ex. TEx01A01 or PC010526-41) of individual clone(s).

Please indicate Terms and Conditions for Distribution in MTA as follows:

In publishing the research results obtained by use of the BIOLOGICAL RESOURCE, the USER is expected to cite the following literature.
(Yokoyama et al., 2000, Nature Struct. Biol. 7, 943-945).

Please complete forms:

Order Form, FormA (MS-Word)
Material Transfer Agreement, FormC (pdf)
Order Form (FormA) [Open a new window!!]
Please complete the form with your shipping information including your account number of an international courier (FedEx. World Courier, TNT Express, DHL Global Forwarding and others).
NOTE: User registration on our system is required before download the Order Form for credit card (Visa / Master).
Material Transfer Agreement (Category I MTA) [Word]
For the use of our bioresource in research for not-for-profit academic purpose by a non-profit organization.

We ask a signature of the Authorized Representative of a recipient institution.
In the Section 2(a), please write your purpose of use of clone in 10 to 20 words.

(Please e-mail to to obtain MTA in MS-Word format)
Material Transfer Agreement (Category II MTA) [Word]
For the use of our bioresource in research for the following cases:
 1. For research to be conducted by for-profit organizations.
 2. For collaborative research between for-profit organization and not-for-profit organization.
 3, For research by not-for- organization outsourced and sponsored by for-profit organization.
 4. For for-profit research by not-for-profit organization including R&D with the aim of patent acquisition.

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The DNA Bank, RIKEN BioResource Research Center,
3-1-1 Koyadai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0074, Japan
FAX: (+81)-29-836-9120

Please visit further information of distribution and fees.

Distribution fee per clone:
8,440 YEN (For use in research for not-for-profit academic purpose).
16,880 YEN (For use in research for-profit-research purpose).
(Shipping cost is not included.)

For details for fee and payment, please visit Information of Request for Distribution.
The distribution fee was revised from October 1, 2019

data sheet

Data Sheet

1. Thermus thermophilus HB8 expression plasmid
1.1 Strain information
Species Thermus thermophilus
Strain Thermus thermophilus HB8
1.2 Clone information
Vector pET-11a (Ampr), pET-11b (Ampr) or pET-3a (Ampr)
Insert genomic DNA
Host Plasmid was amplified using DH5alpha, E. coli
Clone data is available at the “Download” page at?
1.3 Reference
1 Yokoyama, S., Hirota, H., Kigawa, T., Yabuki, T., Shirouzu, M., Terada, T., Ito, Y., Matsuno, Y. Kuroda, Y., Nishimura, Y., Kyogoku, Y., Miki, K., Masui, R., Kuramitsu, S. (2000)? Structual genomics projects in Japan. Nature Struct. Biol. 7, 943-945.
3 Summary of constructed clones
4 Whole Cell Project Database

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