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Human CD147 / BSG transcript variant 2 ORF mammalian expression plasmid, N-Flag tag

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Human BSG cDNA Clone Product Information
RefSeq ORF Size:810bp
cDNA Description:Full length Clone DNA of Homo sapiens basigin (Ok blood group) (BSG), transcript variant 2 with N terminal Flag tag.
Gene Synonym:BSG, M6, OK, 5F7, TCSF, CD147, EMMPRIN
Restriction Site:KpnI + XbaI (6kb + 0.83kb)
Sequence Description:Identical with the Gene Bank Ref. ID sequence.
Promoter:Enhanced CMV mammalian cell promoter
Application:Stable or Transient mammalian expression
Antibiotic in E.coli:Kanamycin
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.
Human BSG Gene Plasmid Map
Human CD147 / BSG transcript variant 2 natural ORF mammalian expression plasmid, N-Flag tag
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.

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CD147/EMMPRIN (Extracellular Matrix Metalloproteinase Inducer), also known as Basigin (BSG), is a transmembrane glycoprotein with different forms resulted from different modes of glycosylation and N-terminal sequence variants. It is a member of the immunoglobulin superfamily with homology to both the immunoglobulin V domain and MHC class II antigen beta-chain. This protein play important roles in variety of events including spermatogenesis, embryo implantation, neural network formation. CD147 induces the production and release of matrix metalloproteinases (MMP) in the surrounding mesenchymal cells and tumor cells, and thereby promotes invasion, metastasis, growth and survival of malignant cells. Furthermore, CD147 also serves as a receptor for extracellular cyclophilinthe and its association with integrins might be important in signal transduction. Recently, CD147 displays increased expression in many cancers, and it has been previously demonstrated to participate in cancer metastasis and progression. Thus, CD147 and its antibody are used as an effective treatment for malignant cancers.

  • Tang Y, et al. (2004) Tumor-stroma interaction: positive feedback regulation of extracellular matrix metalloproteinase inducer (EMMPRIN) expression and matrix metalloproteinase-dependent generation of soluble EMMPRIN. Mol Cancer Res. 2(2): 73-80.
  • Wilson MC, et al. (2005) Basigin (CD147) is the target for organomercurial inhibition of monocarboxylate transporter isoforms 1 and 4: the ancillary protein for the insensitive MCT2 is EMBIGIN (gp70). J Biol Chem. 280(29): 27213-21.
  • Curtin KD, et al. (2005) Basigin (EMMPRIN/CD147) interacts with integrin to affect cellular architecture. J Cell Sci. 118(Pt 12): 2649-60.
  • Zhu H, et al. (2009) A novel antibody fragment targeting HAb18G/CD147 with cytotoxicity and decreased immunogenicity. Cancer Biol Ther. 8(11): 1035-44. Zhu H, et al. (2009) A novel antibody fragment targeting HAb18G/CD147 with cytotoxicity and decreased immunogenicity. Cancer Biol Ther. 8(11): 1035-44.
  • Seizer P, et al. (2009) EMMPRIN (CD147) is a novel receptor for platelet GPVI and mediates platelet rolling via GPVI-EMMPRIN interaction. Thromb Haemost. 101(4): 682-6.
  • Moonsom S, et al. (2010) A Competitive ELISA for Quantifying Serum CD147: Reduction of Soluble CD147 Levels in Cancer Patient Sera. Hybridoma (Larchmt). 29(1): 45-52.
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