FLAP cDNA ORF Clone in Cloning Vector, Human


FLAP cDNA ORF Clone in Cloning Vector, Human: General Information

NCBI Ref Seq
RefSeq ORF Size
486 bp
Sequence Description
Identical with the Gene Bank Ref. ID sequence.
Full length Clone DNA of Human arachidonate 5-lipoxygenase-activating protein.
pMD18-T Vector
Sequencing Primers
M13-47 and RV-M
Quality Control
The plasmid is confirmed by full-length sequencing.
Antibiotic in E.coli
Storage & Shipping
Each tube contains lyophilized plasmid.
The lyophilized plasmid can be stored at ambient temperature for three months.

FLAP cDNA ORF Neucleotide Sequence and Amino Acid Sequence Information

**Sino Biological guarantees 100% sequence accuracy of all synthetic DNA constructs we deliver, but we do not guarantee protein expression in your experimental system. Protein expression is influenced by many factors that may vary between experiments or laboratories.**

FLAP cDNA ORF Clone in Cloning Vector, Human: Alternative Names

FLAP cDNA ORF Clone, Human

FLAP Background Information

Arachidonate 5-Lipoxygenase-Activating Protein (ALOX5AP), also known as FLAP, belongs to the MAPEG family. ALOX5AP/FLAP is an essential partner of 5-LO for this process. The FLAP (ALOX5AP) gene has been linked to risk for myocardial infarction, stroke and restenosis, reigniting pharmaceutical interest in this target. It had been found that ALOX5AP/FLAP is a key enzyme in leukotriene formation, in both human pulmonary microvascular endothelial cells and a transformed human brain endothelial cell line. In addition, the protein FLAP has recently been identified as an emerging target in metabolic disease. In fact, FLAP is overexpressed in the adipose tissue of patients and experimental animals with obesity.
Full Name
arachidonate 5-lipoxygenase-activating protein
  • Gonsalves CS, et al. (2010) Hypoxia-mediated expression of 5-lipoxygenase-activating protein involves HIF-1alpha and NF-kappaB and microRNAs 135a and 199a-5p. J Immunol. 184(7): 3878-88.
  • Zintzaras E, et al. (2009) Variants of the arachidonate 5-lipoxygenase-activating protein (ALOX5AP) gene and risk of stroke: a HuGE gene-disease association review and meta-analysis. Am J Epidemiol. 169(5): 523-32.
  • Evans JF, et al. (2008) What's all the FLAP about?: 5-lipoxygenase-activating protein inhibitors for inflammatory diseases. Trends Pharmacol Sci. 29(2): 72-8.
  • Bck M, et al. (2007) 5-Lipoxygenase-activating protein: a potential link between innate and adaptive immunity in atherosclerosis and adipose tissue inflammation. Circ Res. 100: 946-9.
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