GeneCorner plasmid details

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Plasmid name: pAS2.1mBID (LMBP 4760)

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Status: GeneCorner non-core plasmid
Depositor's sequence:
analysis results


Cloned DNA: Mouse BH3 interacting domain death agonist (BID)
Saccharomyces cerevisiae GAL4 DNA-binding domain (GALbd)
Promoter: Saccharomyces cerevisiae alcohol dehydrogenase promoter (ADH1)
Escherichia coli lac operon promoter
binding site:
Terminator: Saccharomyces cerevisiae alcohol dehydrogenase terminator (ADH1)
Saccharomyces cerevisiae iso-1-cytochrome C terminator (CYC1)
Saccharomyces cerevisiae 2 micron plasmid (2μ) FLP terminator
Selection marker: Ampicillin (amp)
Cycloheximide (CYH2)
TRP1; auxotrophic
Replicon: Escherichia coli plasmid pMB1 origin
Phage f1 origin
Saccharomyces cerevisiae 2 micron plasmid origin (2μ); incl. region conferring stability (STB)
Host range: Escherichia coli
Saccharomyces cerevisiae; trp1(-)
Parental clone: pAS2.1
Further information: The plasmid was constructed as follows: the mBID coding sequence was amplified by PCR and inserted as a 596 bp NcoI-SalI fragment into the NcoI-SalI opened pAS2.1 vector. As a result, the mBID coding sequence is fused in phase to the N-terminal S. cerevisiae GALbd domain.
pAS2.1 was derived from pAS2 by removing the Influenza HA epitope, encoding the haemagglutinin tagging peptide. Therefore, unlike pAS2mBID, pAS2.1mBID transformants lack aspecific β-galactosidase activity.
The S. cerevisiae GALbd is composed of the first 147 codons from GAL4, containing the nuclear localization signal.
The GALbd-mBID fusion protein can be used as a bait protein in two-hybrid screening.
pAS2.1mBID carries the S. cerevisiae tryptophan 1 coding sequence and the CYH2 sequence encoding ribosomal protein L29 for dominant cycloheximide sensitivity which facilitates the elimination of false positives.
When cloning a fragment downstream from the lac promoter it may be advisable to use lacI(q) strains in order to prevent fortuitous expression of a possibly noxious polypeptide.
The nucleotide sequence of the pAS2.1 vector corresponds with the EMBL Nucleotide Sequence Database accession number U30497.1, corresponding to the Clontech website (version 05/01/1996).
The nucleotide sequence of the mBID cDNA corresponds with the Genbank accession number NM_007544.2 and adapted to the sequence analysis results of the Department of Biomedical Molecular Biology (Ghent University, Belgium). The following difference is observable: the nucleotide G at position 6023 is substituted by an A-residue, resulting in a Glu/Lys replacement for amino acid 14.
Other name of the plasmid is pAS2.1 mBid.
EMBL Accession number: U30497.1, view at EMBL, GenBank, DDBJ
NM_007544.2, view at GenBank
Latest sequence update: 02/02/2005
Sequence detail:
Primers used to amplify mBID:

                       NcoI     ***

                       SalI   +++

Nucleotide sequence of the fusion gene:

               ---------------------- GALbd --------------------->
               1                                               147
               Met Lys Leu Leu Ser Ser     Arg Gln Leu Thr Val Ser Pro Val Leu Gln
               ***                               HindII                

                                               ---------------------- mBID -------
       Tyr Pro Ala Leu Thr His Met Ala Met Ala Met Asp Ser Glu Val Ser     Arg Asn
                           NdeI     NcoI       ***

       Glu Met Asp +++ SalI  PstI

***: start codon.
+++: termination codon.
Punctuation indicates reading frame.
Authenticity test: The plasmid still needs to be subjected to the authenticity test.
Class: Recombinant plasmid
Type: Plasmid
History of deposit: This plasmid was deposited by Prof. Dr P. Vandenabeele(1) (2).
(1) Department for Molecular Biomedical Research, VIB, Ghent, Belgium
(2) Department of Biomedical Molecular Biology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
Plasmid reference: -
Restricted distribution: - BCCM MTA
Distributed as: H/P active culture or plasmid DNA
Host for distribution: Escherichia coli K12 MC1061
Host reference: Casadaban et al., J. Mol. Biol. 138 (1980), 179-207 [PMID: 6997493]
Related host reference: Brigé et al., Biochem. J. 394 (2006), 335-344 [PMID: 16293111]
Cultivation medium: LB-Lennox + ampicillin (100 μg/ml)
Cultivation temperature: 37°C
Biosafety level: L1
Cultivation remark: -
Other culture collection numbers: -

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pAS2.1mBID (LMBP 4760) is available at BCCM/GeneCorner. This plasmid was deposited by Prof. Dr P. Vandenabeele .

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