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Human IL20Ra Gene cDNA Clone (full-length ORF Clone)

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IL20RAcDNA Clone Product Information
Gene Bank Ref.ID:NM_014432.2
cDNA Size:1662
cDNA Description:ORF Clone of Homo sapiens interleukin 20 receptor, alpha (IL20RA) DNA.
Gene Synonym:IL-20R1, ZCYTOR7, FLJ40993, IL20RA
Species:Human
Vector:pMD18-T Simple Vector
Restriction Site:
Tag Sequence:
Sequence Description:Identical with the Gene Bank Ref. ID sequence except for a point mutation 775G/A resulting in the encoded amino acid 259Val replacement by Ile.
Shipping Carrier:Each tube contains approximately 10 μg of lyophilized plasmid.
Storage:The lyophilized plasmid can be stored at ambient temperature for three months.
pMD18-T Simple Vector Information

pMD18-T Simple Vector is a high-efficiency TA cloning vector constructed from pUC18, of which the initial multiple cloning sites (MCS) were destroyed. Thus the cDNA should be amplified by PCR with primers containing a restriction site for subclone. Competent cells appropriate for pUC18 are also appropriated for the Vector, e.g. JM109, DH5α, TOP10. The pMD18-T Simple Vector is 2.6kb in size. Selection of the plasmid in E. coli is conferred by the ampicillin resistance gene. The coding sequence was inserted by TA cloning at site 425.

pMD18-T Simple Usage Suggestion

The coding sequence can be amplified by PCR with M13-47 and RV-M primers.

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Background

Interleukin 20 receptor, alpha subunit (IL20RA/IL-20RA) also known as IL-20 receptor subunit alpha, Cytokine receptor class-II member 8, interleukin-20 receptor I, and interleukin-20 receptor subunit alpha, is a subunit for the interleukin-20 receptor. IL20RA/IL-20RA belongs to the type II cytokine receptor family. This cytokine is a receptor for interleukin 20 (IL20), a cytokine that may be involved in epidermal function. The receptor of IL20 is a heterodimeric receptor complex consisting of this protein and interleukin 20 receptor beta (IL20B). IL20RA forms heterodimer with IL20RB, and the complex serves as a receptor for IL19, IL20 and IL24. All three are capable of signaling through IL-20RA/IL-20RB complex. The ligand binding to receptor B creating a high-affinity binding site for the receptor A which is recruited to complete the complex. In addition, IL20RA also forms a heterodimer with the unique and specific receptor IL10RB and functions as the receptor for IL26. IL20RA is widely expressed with highest levels in skin, testis and brain. The expression of both IL20RA and IL20RB is found to be upregulated in psoriatic skin lesions on keratinocytes.

References
  • Parrish-Novak J, et al. (2002) Interleukins 19, 20, and 24 signal through two distinct receptor complexes. Differences in receptor-ligand interactions mediate unique biological functions. J Biol Chem. 277(49): 47517-23.
  • Kingo K, et al. (2008) Association analysis of IL20RA and IL20RB genes in psoriasis. Genes Immun. 9(5): 445-51.
  • Blumberg H, et al. (2001) Interleukin 20: discovery, receptor identification, and role in epidermal function. Cell. 104(1): 9-19.
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