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Plasmid name: pCAGGS-FLAGmA20f8 (LMBP 4127)

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Price category: Cat. 1 (cf. price list)
Status: GeneCorner core plasmid
GeneCorner sequence: (View with Genome Compiler)
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Cloned DNA: Mouse tumor necrosis factor, alpha-induced protein 3 cDNA (Tnfaip3, A20, Tnfip3, GeneID 21929); fragment
FLAG epitope tag; N-terminal
Promoter: Chicken β-actin/rabbit β-globin hybrid promoter (AG)
Human cytomegalovirus immediate early promoter (CMV-IE); enhancer only
Escherichia coli lac operon promoter
binding site:
Terminator: Rabbit β-globin polyadenylation signal (β-globin polyA)
Simian virus 40 polyadenylation signal (SV40 polyA)
Selection marker: Ampicillin (amp)
Replicon: Escherichia coli plasmid pMB1 origin
Simian virus 40 bidirectional origin (SV40)
Host range: Escherichia coli
Mammalian cells; SV40 permissive cells
Parental clone: pCAGGS2
Further information: The plasmid was constructed by inserting a 613 bp XhoI-BglII PCR fragment, containing codons 591 up to and including 775 of the mouse A20 coding sequence, into the XhoI-BglII opened pCAGGS2 vector.
pCAGGS-FLAGmA20f8 is useful for highly efficient expression of partial mA20 under the control of the AG promoter and the human CMV-IE enhancer in various mammalian cells.
The expression cassette is provided with an N-terminal FLAG epitope tag, followed by a KpnI site.
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 this plasmid corresponds with the EMBL Nucleotide Sequence Database accession number LT727315.1.
Referring to the sequence analysis results of the Department for Molecular Biomedical Research (Ghent University, Belgium), the nucleotide sequence of the mA20 cDNA corresponds with the EMBL Nucleotide Sequence Database accession number U19463.1, except for nucleotide position 2096 of the coding sequence: the T-residue is substituted by a C- residue, resulting in a Leu/Pro replacement.
Other names of the plasmid are pCAGGS-FLAGmA20(591-775) and pCAGGS-007-033#2.
EMBL Accession number: U19463.1, view at EMBL, GenBank, DDBJ
LT727315.1, view at EMBL, GenBank, DDBJ
Latest sequence update: 03/12/2003
Sequence detail:
Forward primer: 

         XhoI                             KpnI 

Reverse primer: 

     BglII   SalI  

Nucleotide sequence at the start of the mA20 fragment:

                                                                        ---- mA20f ---->
    pCAGGS2 ->          -------- FLAG epitope -------->                 591           
       EcoRI AvaI   Met Asp Tyr Lys Asp Asp Asp Asp Lys Gly Thr Ala Met Lys Cys Arg Lys 
             XhoI   ***                                 KpnI        ***     

Nucleotide sequence at the end of the mA20 fragment:

      ------------------ mA20f -------------->            ---------- pCAGGS2 ---------->
                                       775                ------- ß-globin polyA ------>
       Cys Tyr Gln Phe Lys Gln Met Tyr Gly +++   HindII  BglII

***: start codon.
+++: termination codon.
Punctuation indicates reading frame.
Authenticity test: Restriction enzyme pattern analysed at GeneCorner: BamHI/KpnI, BglII/XhoI, EcoRI, NcoI/PvuI, SalI/XbaI and XmnI.
Class: Recombinant plasmid
Type: Plasmid
History of deposit: This plasmid was deposited by Prof. Dr R. Beyaert(1) (2). It was constructed by M. Klinkenberg(1) (2).
(1) Department for Molecular Biomedical Research, VIB, Ghent, Belgium
(2) Department of Biomedical Molecular Biology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
Plasmid reference: Klinkenberg et al., FEBS Lett. 498 (2001), 93-97 [PMID: 11389905]
Restricted distribution: - BCCM MTA
Distributed as: H/P active culture or plasmid DNA
Host for distribution: Escherichia coli K12 DH5α
Host reference: Focus 8 (1986), 9
Related host reference: Woodcock et al., Nucleic Acids Res. 17 (1989), 3469-3478 [PMID: 2657660]
Rodriguez-Quinones et al., Focus 15 (1993), 110-112
Hanahan, J. Mol. Biol. 166 (1983), 557-580 [PMID: 6345791]
Hanahan, in 'DNA Cloning: A Practical Approach Volume I', IRL Press, Oxford (1985), 109-135 [ISSN/ISBN: 0947946187]
Grant et al., Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 87 (1990), 4645-4649 [PMID: 2162051]
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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pCAGGS-FLAGmA20f8 (LMBP 4127) is available at BCCM/GeneCorner. This plasmid was deposited by Prof. Dr R. Beyaert and was published in Klinkenberg et al., 2001.

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