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Mouse Uteroglobin/SCGB1A1 Gene ORF cDNA clone expression plasmid

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Mouse SCGB1A1 cDNA Clone Product Information
NCBI RefSeq:NM_011681.2
RefSeq ORF Size:291bp
cDNA Description:Full length Clone DNA of Mus musculus secretoglobin, family 1A, member 1 (uteroglobin).
Gene Synonym:UG, UGB, Utg, CC10, CC16, CCSP, PCB-BP
Species:Mouse
Vector:pCMV3-untagged
Plasmid:
Restriction Site:
Tag Sequence:
Sequence Description:
Sequencing primers:T7(TAATACGACTCACTATAGGG) BGH(TAGAAGGCACAGTCGAGG)
Promoter:Enhanced CMV mammalian cell promoter
Application:Stable or Transient mammalian expression
Antibiotic in E.coli:Ampicilin
Antibiotic in mammalian cell:Hygromycin
Shipping_carrier:Each tube contains lyophilized plasmid.
Storage:The lyophilized plasmid can be stored at room temperature for three months.
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Background

Uteroglobin (UG), also known as Secretoglobin 1A member 1 (SCGB1A1), Blastokinin, Clara cell secretor protein (CCSP) or Clara cell-specific 10-kDa protein (CC10), is the founding member of the secretoglobin family of small, secreted, disulfide-bridged dimeric proteins found only in mammals. This protein is mainly expressed in lung, with anti-inflammatory/immunomodulatory properties. Previous in vitro studies demonstrated that CCAAT/enhancer-binding proteins (C/EBPs) are the major transcription factors for the regulation of SCGB1A1 gene expression, whereas FOXA1 had a minimum effect on the transcription. Uteroglobin is a multifunctional protein with antiinflammatory/immunomodulatory properties. Uteroglobin inhibits soluble phospholipase A(2) activity and binds and perhaps sequesters hydrophobic ligands such as progesterone, retinols, polychlorinated biphenyls, phospholipids, and prostaglandins. In addition to its antiinflammatory activities, Uteroglobin manifests antichemotactic, antiallergic, antitumorigenic, and embryonic growth-stimulatory activities. The tissue-specific expression of the Uteroglobin gene is regulated by several steroid hormones, although a nonsteroid hormone, prolactin, further augments its expression in the uterus. Based on its anti-inflammatory and antiallergic properties, Uteroglobin is a potential drug target. The mechanism of Uteroglobin action is likely to be even more complex as it also functions via a putative receptor-mediated pathway.

References
  • Mukherjee AB, et al. (1999). Uteroglobin: a novel cytokine? Cell Mol Life Sci. 55(5): 771-87.
  • Klug J, et al. (2000). Uteroglobin/Clara cell 10-kDa family of proteins: nomenclature committee report. Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci. 923: 348-54.
  • Laukaitis CM, et al. (2005). Evolution of the secretoglobins: a genomic and proteomic view. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 84 (3): 493-501.
  • Mukherjee AB, et al. (2007). Uteroglobin: a steroid-inducible immunomodulatory protein that founded the Secretoglobin superfamily. Endocr Rev. 28(7): 707-25.
  • Kido T, et al. (2011). FOXA1 plays a role in regulating secretoglobin 1a1 expression in the absence of CCAAT/enhancer binding protein activities in lung in vivo. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 300(3): L441-52.
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