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Addgene is a non-profit plasmid repository dedicated to helping scientists around the world share high-quality plasmids. Addgene are working with thousands of laboratories to assemble a high-quality library of published plasmids for use in research and discovery. By linking plasmids with articles, scientists can always find data related to the materials they request.


Countries that developed this resource United Kingdom , United States

Created in 2004

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How to cite this record Addgene; Addgene; DOI:; Last edited: Jan. 8, 2019, 1:15 p.m.; Last accessed: Oct 16 2019 1:15 p.m.

This record is maintained by Addgene  and joannekamens  ORCID

Record updated: May 31, 2017, 3:29 p.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.


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Addgene provides an open forum for plasmid sharing.

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Nat. Biotechnol. 2012

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Nature 2014

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Sharing Made Easy

Megan Scudellari
The Scientist 2012

The Addgene repository: an international nonprofit plasmid and data resource

Joanne Kamens
Nucleic Acids Research 2015

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