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BCM Family Medicine on Kirby is without electrical power. Patients with appointments on Monday at this location will be moved to Baylor Medicine on the McNair Campus:  7200 Cambridge St, 7th floor, Suite 7B. Patients will be contacted. For questions, call 713-798-7700.


Gene Vector Core Services and Fees


Viral Vector Production

  • Adeno-Associated Viral Vectors (AAV)
    AAV serotypes: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, PHP.eB, PHP.S, 7M8, 2-Retro, DJ and DJ8
  • Helper-Dependent Adenoviral Vectors (HDAd)
    HDAd serotypes: 2, 5, 5/35, 5/11, and custom targeted
  • First Generation Adenoviral Vectors (Ad)
    FGAd5, FGAd5F35
  • VSVG-Pseudotyped Lentiviral Vectors (LV)
    (LV) with 2nd, 3rd, and 4th-generation packaging systems, and 2nd and 3rd generation non-integrating LVs, VSVG-, MokolaG-, LCMV-Arm53b-Pseudotyped
  • Retroviral Vectors (RV)
    Ecotropic, amphotropic, and pantropic VSVG-Pseudotyped

Supporting Services

  • Subcloning and scaled plasmid preparation for viral vector production
  • Variety of “prepackaged, off the shelf and ready to use” Adenoviral vectors
    (Expression Features include: Cre, eGFP, Cre-eGFP, LacZ, Luciferase, dsRed, and empty control)
  • Quality Control Assays
    Viral titers, HPLC full: empty capsid ratio analysis, tests for RCA, sterility endotoxin and mycoplasma
  • Plasmids deposited to Addgene


View a full list of services and fees for the Gene Vector Core.