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GeneCorner plasmid details

Last data update: 27 October 2020 04:27 CET

Plasmid name: pCAGGS-mCASP-1fa (LMBP 3827)

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Price category: Cat. 1 (cf. price list)
Status: GeneCorner core plasmid
GeneCorner sequence: p3827.gb (View with Genome Compiler)
p3827.pdf
Sequence
analysis results
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Cloned DNA: Mouse cysteinyl aspartate specific proteinase 1 cDNA (caspase-1, CASP-1, ICE, Casp1); fragment
Promoter: Chicken β-actin/rabbit β-globin hybrid promoter (AG)
Human cytomegalovirus immediate early promoter (CMV-IE); enhancer only
Escherichia coli lac operon promoter
Ribosome
binding site:
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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: pCAGGS; pCAGGS-mCASP-1
Further information: The plasmid was constructed by inserting a 319 bp EcoRI fragment, containing part of the 5' UTR and the first 254 nucleotides of the mouse caspase-1 coding sequence, between the EcoRI sites of pCAGGS. The orientation of the inserted fragment is antisense relative to the AG promoter.
The AG promoter sequence consists of the chicken β-actin promoter, the first exon and part of the first intron (that seems to have a strong enhancer-like activity) linked to a rabbit β-globin fragment, consisting of a 3' part of the second intron (inclusive a branch point which is required for normal splicing reactions) and a 5' part of the third exon.
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 LT727408.1.
The nucleotide sequence of the mouse mCASP-1cDNA corresponds with the EMBL Nucleotide Sequence Database accession number BC008152.1.
Other name of the plasmid is pCAGGS ICE(300 Eco)antisense.
EMBL Accession number: BC008152.1, view at EMBL, GenBank, DDBJ
LT727408.1, view at EMBL, GenBank, DDBJ
Latest sequence update: 22/06/2000
Authenticity test: Restriction enzyme pattern analysed at GeneCorner: BamHI, EcoRI, NcoI/SalI, TaqI and XbaI.
Class: Recombinant plasmid
Type: Plasmid
History of deposit: This plasmid was deposited by Dr M. Van de Craen(1)(2) and 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: Los et al., Nature 375 (1995), 81-83 [PMID: 7536901]
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: Grant et al., Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 87 (1990), 4645-4649 [PMID: 2162051]
Hanahan, in 'DNA Cloning: A Practical Approach Volume I', IRL Press, Oxford (1985), 109-135 [ISSN/ISBN: 0947946187]
Hanahan, J. Mol. Biol. 166 (1983), 557-580 [PMID: 6345791]
Rodriguez-Quinones et al., Focus 15 (1993), 110-112
Woodcock et al., Nucleic Acids Res. 17 (1989), 3469-3478 [PMID: 2657660]
Cultivation medium: LB-Lennox + ampicillin (100 μg/ml)
Cultivation temperature: 37°C
Biosafety level: L1
Other culture collection numbers: -

Refer in your Materials and Methods:

pCAGGS-mCASP-1fa (LMBP 3827) is available at BCCM/GeneCorner. This plasmid was deposited by Dr M. Van de Craen and Prof. Dr P. Vandenabeele and was published in Los et al., 1995.

Note: Up-to-date, validated data are enclosed with the biological material. Nevertheless, these data are a snapshot at a given moment; further updates are always possible.

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