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Rat METAP2 natural ORF mammalian expression plasmid

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Rat METAP2 cDNA Clone Product Information
NCBI RefSeq:BC091150.1
RefSeq ORF Size:1437bp
cDNA Description:Full length Clone DNA of Rattus norvegicus methionyl aminopeptidase 2.
Gene Synonym:p67, Amp2, Mnpep
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

METAP2 (Methionine aminopeptidase 2), also known as MAP2 is a a protein which belongs to the peptidase M24A family. MAP2 binds 2 cobalt or manganese ions and contains approximately 12 O-linked N-acetylglucosamine (GlcNAc) residues. It is found in all organisms and is especially important because of its critical role in tissue repair and protein degradation. The catalytic activity of human MAP2 toward Met-Val peptides is consistently two orders of magnitude higher than that of METAP1, suggesting that it is responsible for processing proteins containing N-terminal Met-Val and Met-Thr sequences in vivo. This protein functions both by protecting the alpha subunit of eukaryotic initiation factor 2 from inhibitory phosphorylation and by removing the amino-terminal methionine residue from nascent protein. MAP2 protects eukaryotic initiation factor EIF2S1 from translation-inhibiting phosphorylation by inhibitory kinases such as EIF2AK2/PKR and EIF2AK1/HCR. It also plays a critical role in the regulation of protein synthesis.

References
  • Bennett, et al. (1997) EPR Studies on the Mono- and Dicobalt (II)-Substituted Forms of the Aminopeptidase from Aeromonas proteolytica. Insight into the Catalytic Mechanism of Dinuclear Hydrolases. J Am Chem Soc. 119:1923-33.
  • Johansson, et al. (2008) Dicobalt II-II, II-III, and III-III Complexes as Spectroscopic Models for Dicobalt Enzyme Active Sites. Inorg Chem. 47:5079-92.
  • Bradshaw, et al. (2002) Aminopeptidases and angiogenesis. Essays Biochem. 38: 5-78.
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