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Human ADK Gene ORF cDNA clone in cloning vector

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    Human ADK cDNA Clone Product Information
    NCBI RefSeq:BC003568
    RefSeq ORF Size:1038bp
    cDNA Description:Full length Clone DNA of Homo sapiens adenosine kinase.
    Gene Synonym:AK, ADK
    Species:Human
    Vector:pGEM-T Vector
    Plasmid:pGEM-ADK
    Restriction Site:
    Tag Sequence:
    Sequence Description:Identical with the Gene Bank Ref. ID sequence.
    Sequencing primers:SP6 and T7 or M13-47 and RV-M
    ( We provide with ADK qPCR primers for gene expression analysis, HP102534 )
    Promoter:
    Application:
    Antibiotic in E.coli:Ampicillin
    Antibiotic in mammalian cell:
    Shipping_carrier:Each tube contains lyophilized plasmid.
    Storage:The lyophilized plasmid can be stored at room temperature for three months.
    pGEM-T Vector Information

    The pGEM-T is 3kb in length, and contains the amplicin resistance gene, conferring selection of the plasmid in E. coli, and the ori site which is the bacterial origin of replication. The plasmid has multiple cloning sites as shown below. The coding sequence was inserted by TA cloning. Many E. coli strains are suitable for the propagation of this vector including JM109, DH5α and TOP10.

    pGEM-T Simple Usage Suggestion:

    The coding sequence can be easily obtained by digesting the vector with proper restriction enzyme(s). The coding sequence can also be amplified by PCR with M13 primers, or primer pair SP6 and T7.

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    Background

    Adenosine kinase(ADK) belongs to the family of transferases. Adenosine kinase (ADK) is the key enzyme in adenosine metabolism and catalyzes ATP and adenosine into two products: ADP and AMP. Two isoforms of the enzyme adenosine kinase (ADK), which differ at their N-terminal ends, are found in mammalian cells. It has been shown that the two ADK isoforms differ only in their first exons and the promoter regions; hence they arise via differential splicing of their first exons with the other exons common to both isoforms. In adult brain, ADK is primarily present in astrocytes. Several lines of experimental evidence support a critical role of ADK in different types of brain injury associated with astrogliosis, which is also a prominent morphologic feature of temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE). It has been suggested that dysregulation of ADK in astrocytes is a common pathologic hallmark of TLE. Moreover, in vitro data suggest the existence of an additional layer of modulatory crosstalk between the astrocyte-based adenosine cycle and inflammation. ADK also contributes to CK homeostasis in vivo. 

    References
  • Aronica E, et al. (2011) Upregulation of adenosine kinase in astrocytes in experimental and human temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsia.52 (9): 1645-55.
  • Kuettel S, et al. (2011) Crystal structures of T. b. rhodesiense adenosine kinase complexed with inhibitor and activator: implications for catalysis and hyperactivation. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 5 (5): e1164.
  • Cui XA, et al. (2011) Molecular characterization of Chinese hamster cells mutants affected in adenosine kinase and showing novel genetic and biochemical characteristics. BMC Biochem. 12 (1): 22.
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