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Human REG1B Gene cDNA clone plasmid

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Human REG1B/PSPS2 cDNA Clone Product Information
Gene_bank_ref_id:NM_006507.3
RefSeq ORF Size:501bp
cDNA Description:Full length Clone DNA of Homo sapiens regenerating islet-derived 1 beta.
Gene Synonym:REGH, REGL, PSPS2, REGI-BETA, REG1B
Species:Human
Vector:pMD18-T Simple Vector
Plasmid:pMD-REG1B
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

Regenerating gene (Reg), first isolated from a regenerating islet cDNA library, encodes a secretory protein with a growth stimulating effect on pancreatic beta cells, and could be associated with fibrocalculous pancreatopathy. Reg and Reg-related genes which were expressed in various organs have been revealed to constitute a multigene family, the Reg family consisting of four subtypes (types I, II, III, IV) and are involved in cancers and neurodegenerative diseases. Regenerating islet-derived 1 beta (REG1B), also known as Lithostathine-1-beta and Pancreatic stone protein 2 (PSPS2), is a types I Reg protein and contains one typical C-type lectin domain. REG1B is a 166-amino acid protein which has 22 amino acid substitutions in comparison with the previously isolated human REG1A, and it is was expressed only in pancreas. REG1B Is normally found in the exocrine pancreas, whereas in other tissues it appears either only under pathological conditions, such as Alzheimer's disease (brain), cancer (colon), or during regeneration such as neuronal sprouting in brain and pancreas regeneration. REG1B might act as an inhibitor of spontaneous calcium carbonate precipitation. The REG1A and REG1B gene and proteins could play different roles in the pancreas.

References
  • Moriizumi S, et al. (1994) Isolation, structural determination and expression of a novel reg gene, human regI beta. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1217(2): 199-202.
  • Sanchez D, et al. (2001) Preferential expression of reg I beta gene in human adult pancreas. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 284(3): 729-37.
  • Boonyasrisawat W, et al. (2002) Analysis of the reg1alpha and reg1beta gene transcripts in patients with fibrocalculous pancreatopathy. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 33(2): 365-72.
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