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Mouse CUTC Gene cDNA clone plasmid

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Mouse CUTC cDNA Clone Product Information
Gene_bank_ref_id:NM_001113562.1
RefSeq ORF Size:819bp
cDNA Description:Full length Clone DNA of Mus musculus cutC copper transporter homolog (E.coli).
Gene Synonym:CGI-32, AI326282, 2310039I18Rik
Species:Mouse
Vector:PGEM-T Vector
Plasmid:pGEM-mCUTC
Restriction Site:
Tag Sequence:
Sequence Description:Identical with the Gene Bank Ref. ID sequence except for the point mutations: 183C>T and 273C>A not causing the amino acid variation.
Sequencing primers:SP6 and T7 or M13-47 and RV-M
Promoter:
Application:
Antibiotic in E.coli:
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

Copper homeostasis protein cutC homolog, also known as CGI-32 and CUTC, is a cytoplasm and nucleus protein which belongs to the CutC family. CUTC may play a role in copper homeostasis. It can bind one Cu1+ per subunit. Copper is an essential trace element to life and particularly plays a pivotal role in the physiology of aerobic organisms. Copper is a micronutrient that is required for proper metabolic functioning of most prokaryotic and eukaryotic organisms. To sustain an adequate supply of copper, a cell requires molecular mechanisms that control the metal content to avoid copper toxicity. This toxicity comes primarily from the reactivity of copper, which can lead to the generation of free radicals. In bacteria, two independent systems are responsible for maintaining the balance of copper within the cells ( Cop and Cut family proteins ). The Cut protein family is associated with copper homeostasis and involved in uptake, storage, delivery, and efflux of copper. CutC is a member of the Cut family and is suggested to be involved in efflux trafficking of cuprous ion. CutC is able to respond transcriptionally to copper and to participate in the control of copper homeostasis in E. faecalis.

References
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  • Li J., et al., 2005, Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 337:179-183.
  • Li,Y. et al., 2010, J Struct Biol. 169 (3):399-405.
  • Burkard T.R., et al., 2011, BMC Syst. Biol. 5:17-17.
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