Hot Plasmids Podcast Episode 3: Optogenetics Tools, Improved CRISPR Base Editors, & More!

By Tyler Ford

Hot Plasmids Segement-01.pngIn the third episode of our Hot Plasmids podcast series, you'll learn about optogenetics tools for controlling protein activity, methods for increasing CRISPR editing efficiency, new CRISPR base editors, DIY DNA ladders. You can find additional hot plasmids in our newsletter or on our hot plasmids webpage.


Hot plasmids covered in this segment

Hot Plasmid 1: Photocleaveable PhoCl protein for controlling molecular processes with light.

Listen to Our Segement on PhoCl Segment 

Hot Plasmid 2: Ouabain selection for increased CRISPR editing efficiency.

Listen to the Segement on Ouabain Selection 

Hot Plasmid 3: CRISPR base editors with enhanced range and specificity.

Listen to to the Segmennt of Improved CRISPR Base Editors

Hot Plasmid 4: pPSU Plasmids for generating DNA molecular weight markers. 

Listen to the Segement on the pPSU Plasmids

Special thanks to our sound engineer/producer, Eddy Page!

Eddy_Page.jpgEdward B. Page is a Digital Media Production Specialist at Addgene. He is the audio engineer and producer for the Addgene Podcast.



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Topics: Podcast, Other Plasmid Tools, Plasmids

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