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Rat GGT1 Gene ORF cDNA clone expression plasmid

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Rat GGT1 cDNA Clone Product Information
NCBI RefSeq:NM_053840.2
RefSeq ORF Size:1707bp
cDNA Description:Full length Clone DNA of Rattus norvegicus gamma-glutamyltransferase 1.
Gene Synonym:Ggt, Ggtp, GGLUT, RATGGLUT, Ggt1
Species:Rat
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

GGT1 belongs to the gamma-glutamyltransferase protein family. Many members of this family have not yet been fully characterized and some of which may represent pseudogenes. GGT1 is composed of a heavy chain and a light chain. It catalyzes the transfer of the glutamyl moiety of glutathione to a variety of amino acids and dipeptide acceptors. GGT1 also initiates extracellular glutathione (GSH) breakdown, provides cells with a local cysteine supply and contributes to maintain intracelular GSH level. As part of the cell antioxidant defense mechanism, GGT1 can be detected in fetal and adult kidney and liver, adult pancreas, stomach, intestine, placenta and lung. Defects in GGT1 can cause glutathionuria which is known as an autosomal recessive disease.

References
  • Bulle F, et al. (1987) Assignment of the human gamma-glutamyl transferase gene to the long arm of chromosome 22. Hum Genet. 76(3):283-6.
  • Tate SS, et al. (1988) Renal gamma-glutamyl transpeptidases: structural and immunological studies. Arch Biochem Biophys. 262(2):397-408.
  • Tate SS, et al. (1988) In vitro translation and processing of human hepatoma cell (Hep G2) gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 154(3):1167-73.
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