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Human GPC5 / glypican 5 Gene cDNA Clone (full-length ORF Clone)

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Glypican 5cDNA Clone Product Information
Gene_bank_ref_id:NM_004466.3
cDNA Size:1719
cDNA Description:ORF Clone of Homo sapiens glypican 5 DNA.
Gene Synonym:GPC5
Species:Human
Vector:pMD18-T Simple Vector
Restriction Site:
Tag Sequence:
Sequence Description:Identical with the Gene Bank Ref. ID sequence except for a point mutation of 464C/T resulting in an amino acid Ala substitution by Val.
Shipping_carrier:Each tube contains approximately 10 μg of lyophilized plasmid.
Storage:The lyophilized plasmid can be stored at ambient temperature for three months.
pMD18-T Simple Vector Information

pMD18-T Simple Vector is a high-efficiency TA cloning vector constructed from pUC18, of which the initial multiple cloning sites (MCS) were destroyed. Thus the cDNA should be amplified by PCR with primers containing a restriction site for subclone. Competent cells appropriate for pUC18 are also appropriated for the Vector, e.g. JM109, DH5α, TOP10. The pMD18-T Simple Vector is 2.6kb in size. Selection of the plasmid in E. coli is conferred by the ampicillin resistance gene. The coding sequence was inserted by TA cloning at site 425.

pMD18-T Simple Usage Suggestion

The coding sequence can be amplified by PCR with M13-47 and RV-M primers.

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Background

Glypican-5 (GPC5), is a cell membrane protein which belongs to the glypican family. The glypicans compose a family of glycosylphosphatidylinositol-anchored heparan sulfate proteoglycans that may play a role in the control of cell division and growth regulation. So far, six members (Glypican-1/GPC1, Glypican-2/GPC2, Glypican-3/GPC3, Glypican-4/GPC4, Glypican-5/GPC5, Glypican-6/GPC6) of this family are known in vertebrates. In adult, Glypican-5 is primarily expressed in the brain. It is also detected in fetal brain, lung and liver. Glypican-5 enhances the intracellular signaling of FGF2 and HGF. It alters the cellular distribution of FGF2. The properties of Glypican-5 make it an attractive target for therapeutic intervention in rhabdomyosarcomas and other tumors that amplify and/or overexpress its gene. Glypican-5 is over-expressed in lymphoma cell lines that had shown amplification. It is a likely target for amplification, and that over-expression of GPC5 may contribute to development and/or progression of lymphomas and other tumors.

References
  • Yu W, et al. (2003) GPC5 is a possible target for the 13q31-q32 amplification detected in lymphoma cell lines. J Hum Genet. 48(6): 331-5.
  • Williamson D, et al. (2007) Role for amplification and expression of glypican-5 in rhabdomyosarcoma. Cancer Res. 67(1): 57-65.
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