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Rat IL20 Gene cDNA Clone (full-length ORF Clone)

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IL20cDNA Clone Product Information
Gene Bank Ref.ID:NM_001143881.1
cDNA Size:531
cDNA Description:ORF Clone of Rattus norvegicus interleukin 20 DNA.
Gene Synonym:Il20
Species:Rat
Vector:pGEM-T Vector
Restriction Site:
Tag Sequence:
Sequence Description:Identical with the Gene Bank Ref. ID sequence.
Shipping Carrier:Each tube contains approximately 10 μg of lyophilized plasmid.
Storage:The lyophilized plasmid can be stored at ambient 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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IL-10 Family & Receptor Related Products
Background

IL20/Interleukin-20 belongs to the IL-10 family. It is a cytokine structurally related to interleukin 10. IL20/Interleukin-20 can be detected in skin, trachea, and other tissues. It is produced by activated keratinocytes and monocytes and transmits an intracellular signal through two distinct cell-surface receptor complexes on keratinocytes and other epithelial cells.It has been shown that interleukin-20 transduce its signal through signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 (STAT3) in keratinocytes. It may be involved in epidermal function and psoriasis. It also regulates proliferation and differentiation of keratinocytes during inflammation, particularly inflammation associated with the skin. In addition, IL20/Interleukin-20 also causes cell expansion of multipotential hematopoietic progenitor cells. A specific receptor for this cytokine is found to be expressed in skin and upregulated dramatically in psoriatic skin, suggesting a role for this protein in epidermal function and psoriasis.

References
  • Chen XY, et al. (2011) The association between the IL-20-1723CG allele on the 1q chromosome and psoriasis triggered or exacerbated by an upper respiratory tract infection in the Chinese Han population. Dermatology. 222(1):24-30.
  • Baird AM, et al. (2011) IL-20 is epigenetically regulated in NSCLC and down regulates the expression of VEGF. Eur J Cancer. 47(12):1908-18.
  • Logsdon NJ, et al. (2012) Purification, crystallization and preliminary X-ray diffraction analysis of the IL-20-IL-20R1-IL-20R2 complex. Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 68(Pt 1):89-92.
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