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Human TGM2 Gene cDNA clone plasmid

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Human TGM2 cDNA Clone Product Information
Gene_bank_ref_id:NM_004613.2
RefSeq ORF Size:2064bp
cDNA Description:Full length Clone DNA of Homo sapiens transglutaminase 2 (C polypeptide, protein-glutamine-gamma-glutamyltransferase).
Gene Synonym:TG2, TGC, GNAH, G-ALPHA-h, TGM2
Species:Human
Vector:pMD18-T Simple Vector
Plasmid:pMD-TGM2
Restriction Site:
Tag Sequence:
Sequence Description:Identical with the Gene Bank Ref. ID sequence.
Sequencing primers:
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

Protein-glutamine gamma-glutamyltransferase 2, also known as Tissue transglutaminase, Transglutaminase C, Transglutaminase-2, and TGM2, is a member of the transglutaminase superfamily. TGM2 plays a role in cell growth and survival through the anti-apoptosis signaling pathway. It is a calcium-dependent acyltransferase which also undergoes a GTP-binding/GTPase cycle even though it lacks any obvious sequence similarity with canonical GTP-binding (G) proteins. TGM2 is a multi-functional protein which catalyzes transamidation reactions or acts as a G-protein in intracellular signalling. As an enzyme which is responsible for the majority of transglutaminase (TG) activity in the brain, TGM2 is likely to play a modulatory role in nervous system development and has regulatory effect on neuronal cell death as well. Most importantly, numerous studies have presented data demonstrating that dysregulation of TGM2 may contribute to the pathogenesis of many neurodegenerative disorders, including Huntington's disease, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis as well as nervous system injuries.

References
  • Ruan Q, et al. (2007) Transglutaminase 2 in neurodegenerative disorders. Front Biosci. 12: 891-904.
  • Ai L, et al. (2008) The transglutaminase 2 gene (TGM2), a potential molecular marker for chemotherapeutic drug sensitivity, is epigenetically silenced in breast cancer. Carcinogenesis. 29(3): 510-8.
  • Filiano AJ, et al. (2010) Transglutaminase 2 protects against ischemic stroke. Neurobiol Dis. 39(3): 334-43.
  • Park D, et al. (2010) Transglutaminase 2: a multi-functional protein in multiple subcellular compartments. Amino Acids. 39(3): 619-31.
  • Miyoshi N, et al. (2010) TGM2 is a novel marker for prognosis and therapeutic target in colorectal cancer. Ann Surg Oncol. 17(4): 967-72.
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