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Human PRDM2 / RIZ1 Gene cDNA Clone (full-length ORF Clone), expression ready, C-FLAG-tagged

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PRDM2cDNA Clone Product Information
Gene_bank_ref_id:
cDNA Size:1514
cDNA Description:ORF Clone of Homo sapiens PR domain containing 2, with ZNF domain DNA.
Gene Synonym:RIZ, KMT8, RIZ1, RIZ2, MTB-ZF, HUMHOXY1, PRDM2
Species:Human
Vector:pCMV3-C-FLAG
Restriction Site:
Tag Sequence:FLAG Tag Sequence: GATTACAAGGATGACGACGATAAG
Sequence Description:
Shipping_carrier:Each tube contains approximately 10 μg of lyophilized plasmid.
Storage:The lyophilized plasmid can be stored at ambient temperature for three months.
pCMV3-C-FLAG Vector Information
 
Vector Name pCMV3-C-FLAG
Vector Size 6158bp
Vector Type Mammalian Expression Vector
Expression Method Constiutive, Stable / Transient
Promoter CMV
Antibiotic Resistance Kanamycin
Selection In Mammalian Cells Hygromycin
Protein Tag FLAG
Sequencing Primer Forward:T7(TAATACGACTCACTATAGGG)
Reverse:BGH(TAGAAGGCACAGTCGAGG)

pCMV3-C-FLAG Physical Map
Schematic of pCMV3-C-FLAG Multiple Cloning Sites

FLAG Tag Info

FLAG-tag, or FLAG octapeptide, is a polypeptide protein tag that can be added to a protein using recombinant DNA technology. It can be used for affinity chromatography, then used to separate recombinant, overexpressed protein from wild-type protein expressed by the host organism. It can also be used in the isolation of protein complexes with multiple subunits.

A FLAG-tag can be used in many different assays that require recognition by an antibody. If there is no antibody against the studied protein, adding a FLAG-tag to this protein allows one to follow the protein with an antibody against the FLAG sequence. Examples are cellular localization studies by immunofluorescence or detection by SDS PAGE protein electrophoresis.

The peptide sequence of the FLAG-tag from the N-terminus to the C-terminus is: DYKDDDDK (1012 Da). It can be used in conjunction with other affinity tags, for example a polyhistidine tag (His-tag), HA-tag or Myc-tag. It can be fused to the C-terminus or the N-terminus of a protein. Some commercially available antibodies (e.g., M1/4E11) recognize the epitope only when it is present at the N-terminus. However, other available antibodies (e.g., M2) are position-insensitive.

Human PRDM2 / RIZ1 Gene cDNA Clone (full-length ORF Clone), expression ready, C-FLAG-tagged on other vectors
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Background

PR domain containing 2, with ZNF domain (PRDM2), also known as zinc finger protein RIZ, is a member of histone methyltransferase (HMT) class enzymes that methylate lysine residues of histones or proteins. HMTs contain a conserved catalytic core termed the SET domain, which shares sequence homology with an independently described sequence motif, the PR domain. PRDM2 contains 8 C2H2-type zinc fingers and a distinct SET domain, and is highly expressed in retinoblastoma cell lines and in brain tumors, as well as in a number of other cell lines and in brain, heart, skeletal muscle, liver and spleen. PRDM2 is a S-adenosyl-L-methionine-dependent histone methyltransferase that specifically methylates 'Lys-9' of histone H3, and is identified as a tumor suppressor. It is reported that intact PR( SET) sequence is required for tumor suppression functions, mutations in the PR domain caused activity reduction in human cancers. Also, S-adenosylhomocysteine or methyl donor deficiency inhibits RIZ1 and other H3 lysine 9 methylation activities. PRDM2 may also function as a DNA-binding transcription factor. It Binds to the macrophage-specific TPA-responsive element (MTE) of the HMOX1 (heme oxygenase 1) gene and act as a transcriptional activator. In addition, PRDM2 (RIZ) is able to binds to the retinoblastoma protein (RB) and also Interacts with GATA3.

References
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