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Human MICA Gene ORF cDNA clone in cloning vector

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    Human MICA cDNA Clone Product Information
    NCBI RefSeq:BC016929
    RefSeq ORF Size:1152bp
    cDNA Description:Full length Clone DNA of Homo sapiens MHC class I polypeptide-related sequence A.
    Gene Synonym:MIC-A, PERB11.1, MICA
    Species:Human
    Vector:pGEM-T Vector
    Plasmid:pGEM-MICA
    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 MICA qPCR primers for gene expression analysis, HP100031 )
    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

    MHC class I chain-related molecules A (MICA) is one of the genes in the HLA class I region, which belongs to MHC class I family. It is the member of the non-classical class I family that displays the greatest degree of polymorphism. The MICA protein product is expressed on the cell surface, although unlike canonical class I molecules does not seem to associate with beta-2-microglobulin. It is thought that MICA functions as a stress-induced antigen that is broadly recognized by NK cells, NKT cells, and most of the subtypes of T cells. The Natural killer group 2D (NKG2D), a C-type lectin-like activating immunoreceptor, is a receptor of MICA, which was detected on most gammadelta T cells, CD8+ alphabeta T cells, and natural killer (NK) cells. Effector cells from all these subsets could be stimulated by ligation of NKG2D. Engagement of NKG2D activated cytolytic responses of gammadelta T cells and NK cells against transfectants and epithelial tumor cells expressing MICA. The MICA system is a novel, avidin-free immunohistochemical detection system that provides a significant increase in sensitivity compared to traditional immunodetection systems.

    References
  • Choy MK, et al. (2010) MICA polymorphism: biology and importance in immunity and disease. Trends Mol Med. 16(3): 97-106.
  • Li J, et al. (2005) Distinct pattern of human Vdelta1 gammadelta T cells recognizing MICA. Cell Mol Immunol. 2(4): 253-8.
  • Mangham DC, et al. (2000) MICA-a highly sensitive and avidin-free immunohistochemical detection system. Adv Anat Pathol. 7(6): 360-4.
  • Bauer S, et al. (1999) Activation of NK cells and T cells by NKG2D, a receptor for stress-inducible MICA. Science. 285(5428): 727-9.
  • Groh V, et al. (1998) Recognition of stress-induced MHC molecules by intestinal epithelial gammadelta T cells. Science. 279: 1737-40.
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