Last data update: 30 July 2021 10:22 CEST
Plasmid name: pCAXL (LMBP 5703)
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|Status:||GeneCorner core plasmid|
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|Promoter:||Chicken β-actin/rabbit β-globin hybrid promoter (AG)
Human cytomegalovirus immediate early promoter (CMV-IE); enhancer only
Escherichia coli lac operon promoter
|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
|Further information:||The plasmid was constructed by introducing a multiple cloning site containing the unique sites NheI, SacI, NotI and MluI into the XhoI site of pCAGGS.
This plasmid is useful for highly efficient expression of genes under the control of the AG promoter and the human CMV-IE enhancer in various mammalian cells.
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 LT726945.1.
|EMBL Accession number:||LT726945.1, view at EMBL, GenBank, DDBJ|
|Latest sequence update:||09/03/2009|
Nucleotide sequence at the multiple cloning site: AG promoter -> 5' ... ATCATTTTGGCAAAGAATTCCTCGAGCTAGCGAGCTCGCGGCCGCACGCGTTCGAGGAATTCACTCC ... 3' EcoRI XhoI NheI SacI NotI MluI EcoRI
|Authenticity test:||Restriction enzyme pattern analysed at GeneCorner: HincII/SacI, NcoI/PvuI, NotI and SacII.|
|History of deposit:||This plasmid was deposited by Dr M. Schotsaert(1) (2) and Prof. Dr X. Saelens(1) (2).
(1) Department for Molecular Biomedical Research, VIB, Ghent, Belgium
(2) Department of Biomedical Molecular Biology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
|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)|
|Other culture collection numbers:||-|
Refer in your Materials and Methods:
|pCAXL (LMBP 5703) is available at BCCM/GeneCorner. This plasmid was deposited by Dr M. Schotsaert and Prof. Dr X. Saelens .|
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.