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Human WARS ORF mammalian expression plasmid, C-Flag tag

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Human WARS cDNA Clone Product Information
Gene_bank_ref_id:BC017489
RefSeq ORF Size:1416bp
cDNA Description:Full length Clone DNA of Homo sapiens tryptophanyl-tRNA synthetase with C terminal Flag tag.
Gene Synonym:IFI53, IFP53, GAMMA-2
Species:Human
Vector:pCMV3-C-FLAG
Plasmid:
Restriction Site:
Tag Sequence:FLAG Tag Sequence: GATTACAAGGATGACGACGATAAG
Sequence Description:
Sequencing primers:T7(TAATACGACTCACTATAGGG) BGH(TAGAAGGCACAGTCGAGG)
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.
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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Background

WARS, also known as TrpRS, is an aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase which belongs to the class-I aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase family. There are two forms of tryptophanyl-tRNA synthetase: a cytoplasmic form, named WARS, and a mitochondrial form, named WARS2. They catalyze the aminoacylation of tRNA by their cognate amino acid. Because of their central role in linking amino acids with nucleotide triplets contained in tRNAs, aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases are thought to be among the first proteins that appeared in evolution. WARS catalyzes the aminoacylation of tRNA(trp) with tryptophan and is induced by interferon.

References
  • Buwitt U. et al., 1992, EMBO J. 11 (2): 489-96.
  • Fleckner J. et al., 1992, Proc Natl Acad Sci. 88 (24): 11520-4.
  • Ewalt KL. et al., 2002, Biochemistry. 41 (45): 13344-9.
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