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Human LDLR Gene cDNA clone plasmid

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Human LDLR cDNA Clone Product Information
Gene_bank_ref_id:NM_000527.3
RefSeq ORF Size:2583bp
cDNA Description:Full length Clone DNA of Homo sapiens low density lipoprotein receptor.
Gene Synonym:FH, FHC
Species:Human
Vector:pMD18-T Simple Vector
Plasmid:pMD-LDLR
Restriction Site:
Tag Sequence:
Sequence Description:Identical with the Gene Bank Ref. ID sequence except for two point mutations: 2581-2583 TGA/TCA resulting in the amino acid stop substitution by ser and 1413 A/G,1617 C/T not causing the amino acid variation.
Sequencing primers:M13-47 and RV-M
Promoter:
Application:
Antibiotic in E.coli:
Antibiotic in mammalian cell:
Shipping_carrier:Each tube contains lyophilized plasmid.
Storage:The lyophilized plasmid can be stored at room 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

LDL Receptor, also known as LDLR, is a mosaic protein which belongs to the Low density lipoprotein receptor gene family. The low density lipoprotein receptor (LDLR) gene family consists of cell surface proteins involved in receptor-mediated endocytosis of specific ligands. LDL Receptor consists of 840 amino acids (after removal of signal peptide) and mediates the endocytosis of cholesterol-rich LDL. Low density lipoprotein (LDL) is normally bound at the cell membrane and taken into the cell ending up in lysosomes where the protein is degraded and the cholesterol is made available for repression of microsomal enzyme 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A (HMG CoA) reductase, the rate-limiting step in cholesterol synthesis. At the same time, a reciprocal stimulation of cholesterol ester synthesis takes place. LDL Receptor is a cell-surface receptor that recognizes the apoprotein B100 which is embedded in the phospholipid outer layer of LDL particles. The receptor also recognizes the apoE protein found in chylomicron remnants and VLDL remnants.

References
  • Yamamoto T, et al. (1984) The human LDL receptor: a cysteine-rich protein with multiple Alu sequences in its mRNA. Cell. 39(1): 27-38.
  • Mao B, et al. (2001) LDL-receptor-related protein 6 is a receptor for Dickkopf proteins. Nature. 411(6835): 321-5.
  • Pinson KI, et al. (2000) An LDL-receptor-related protein mediates Wnt signalling in mice. Nature. 407(6803): 535-8.
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