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Celebrate Open Data Day with Addgene’s AAV Data Hub!

Posted by Angela Abitua on Mar 5, 2020 9:15:00 AM

We’re big fans of all forms of research sharing and with Open Data Day 2020 coming up on March 7th, what better way to celebrate open data sharing than with Addgene’s AAV Data Hub! We launched this pilot in 2019 as an open science platform for scientists using Addgene AAV viral preps to easily find and share useful technical data. These data focus on experimental design and usage of these tools, which aren’t always easy to find in publications, so this is a much-needed community resource. Instead of painstakingly searching for experimental details in research articles, scientists can use the AAV Data Hub to quickly find details they need for planning their next experiments using a specific AAV tool. They can search the database by certain features like serotype, promoter, or tool type and each entry contains an image along with key experimental details (e.g. titer, injection site, animal strain used). Similar to the goodwill of Addgene plasmid depositors, this growing resource of over 100 entries is driven by the dedicated community of data-contributing researchers who use AAV tools.

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Topics: Viral Vectors, Addgene’s Viral Service

New and Upcoming Viral Vectors - December 2019

Posted by Maya Peters Kostman on Dec 19, 2019 9:40:37 AM

Since the beginning of our viral service in 2016, we’ve added many new tools to our inventory of ready-to-use viral vectors. Here are some of the AAV we have released in the last few months. You can also browse our entire AAV inventory.

Our new AAVs include:

  • Optogenetics AAV
  • Control AAV
  • Biosensor AAV
  • And more!
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Topics: Viral Vectors, Addgene’s Viral Service

Find and Share AAV Data with Addgene's New AAV Data Hub

Posted by Melina Fan on Oct 8, 2019 8:33:52 AM

Dear scientists using AAV,

We hear your questions! How much virus should I inject? How long do I need to wait? What serotype and promoter should I use to target my favorite neurons?

We don’t know all of the answers, but we’re betting that your colleagues do. That’s why we’re launching the AAV Data Hub. The Data Hub is an open platform for scientists using AAV to share practical information about their experiences. It will contain all of the juicy and important details that you won’t find in the final publication and we have already collected over 100 entries spanning six different species and dozens of different expression sites.

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Topics: Viral Vectors, Viral Vector Protocols and Tips, Addgene’s Viral Service

New and Upcoming Viral Vectors - September 2019

Posted by Leila Haery on Sep 12, 2019 9:00:49 AM

Since the beginning of our viral service in 2016, we’ve added many new tools to our inventory of ready-to-use viral vectors. Here are some of the AAV we have released in the last few months. You can also browse our entire AAV inventory.

Our new AAVs include:

  • EGFP-expressing AAV for serotype testing
  • Calcium sensors and GABA sensors
  • Optogenetics
  • Recombinases
  • And more!
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Topics: Viral Vectors, Addgene’s Viral Service

New and Upcoming Viral Vectors - June 2019

Posted by Leila Haery on Jun 18, 2019 9:15:20 AM

Since the beginning of our viral service in 2016, we’ve added many new tools to our inventory of ready-to-use viral vectors. Here are some of the AAV we have released in the last few months. You can also browse our entire AAV inventory.

Our new AAVs include:

  • Control AAVs for serotype testing
  • jGCaMP7c for calcium detection
  • PSAM4 GlyR for chemogenetic inhibition
  • Flp expression for intersectional studies
  • And more!
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Topics: Viral Vectors, Addgene’s Viral Service

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