Quick Order

Human PCSK9/NARC1 Gene ORF cDNA clone in cloning vector

    DatasheetReviewsRelated ProductsProtocols
    Human PCSK9 cDNA Clone Product Information
    NCBI RefSeq:NM_174936.3
    RefSeq ORF Size:2079bp
    cDNA Description:Full length Clone DNA of Homo sapiens proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9.
    Gene Synonym:FH3, PC9, NARC1, LDLCQ1, NARC-1, HCHOLA3
    Species:Human
    Vector:pGEM-T Vector
    Plasmid:pGEM-PCSK9
    Restriction Site:
    Tag Sequence:
    Sequence Description:Identical with the Gene Bank Ref. ID sequence except for the point mutations: 1420 G/A, 2009 G/A resulting in the amino acid Val substitution by Ile, Gly substitution by Glu and 1026 A/G,1380 A/G not causing the amino acid variation.
    Sequencing primers:SP6 and T7 or M13-47 and RV-M
    ( We provide with PCSK9 qPCR primers for gene expression analysis, HP104404 )
    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.

    Vector Sequence Download
    Product nameProduct name
    Background

    Proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 (PCSK9), also known as NARC1 (neural apoptosis regulated convertase), which is a newly identified human secretory subtilase belonging to the proteinase K subfamily of the secretory subtilase family. PCSK9 protein is an enzyme which in humans is encoded by the PCSK9 gene with orthologs found across many species. It is expressed in neuroepithelioma, colon carcinoma, hepatic and pancreatic cell lines, and in Schwann cells. PCSK9 protein is highly expressed in the liver and regulates low density lipoprotein receptor (LDLR) protein levels. Inhibition of PCSK9 protein function is currently being explored as a means of lowering cholesterol levels. Thereby, PCSK9 protein is regarded as a new strategy to treat hypercholesterolemia. PCSK9 protein contributes to cholesterol homeostasis and may have a role in the differentiation of cortical neurons.

    References

    References
  • Sseidah, N.G. et al., 2003, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 100: 928-933.
  • Beyer, T.P. et al., 2007, J. Lipid. Res. 48: 1488-1498
  • Shan, L. et al., 2008, Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 375: 69-73.
  • Benjannet, S. et al., 2005, J. Biol. Chem. 279: 48865-48875.
  • Abifadel, M. et al., 2003, Nat. Genet. 34: 154-156.
  • Size / Price
    Catalog: HG15813-G
    List Price: 
    Price:      (You Save: )
    Size:
    Quantity:+-
    AvailabilityIn Stock
    Add to CartBulk Discount Inquiry

    Datasheet & Documentation

    All information of our products is subject to change without notice. Please refer to COA enclosed in shipped package for the newest information.
    Please note: All products are "FOR RESEARCH USE ONLY AND ARE NOT INTENDED FOR DIAGNOSTIC OR THERAPEUTIC USE"