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Mouse CDH6 / KCAD Gene cDNA clone plasmid

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Mouse CDH6/KCAD cDNA Clone Product Information
RefSeq ORF Size:2373bp
cDNA Description:Full length Clone DNA of Mus musculus cadherin 6.
Gene Synonym:cad6, MGC129338, MGC129360, K-cadherin, cadherin-6, Cdh6
Vector:pGEM-T Vector
Restriction Site:
Tag Sequence:
Sequence Description:Identical with the Gene Bank Ref. ID sequence except for six point mutations: 1600 A/G resulting in the amino acid Ser substitution by Gly, 96 A/G, 1236 T/C, 1311 T/C, 1899 C/T and 2319 G/A not causing the amino acid variation.
Sequencing primers:SP6 and T7 or M13-47 and RV-M
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.
pGEM-T Vector Information

The pGEM-T is 3kb in length, and contains the amplicin resistance gene, conferring selection of the plasmid in E. coli, and the ori site which is the bacterial origin of replication. The plasmid has multiple cloning sites as shown below. The coding sequence was inserted by TA cloning. Many E. coli strains are suitable for the propagation of this vector including JM109, DH5α and TOP10.

pGEM-T Simple Usage Suggestion:

The coding sequence can be easily obtained by digesting the vector with proper restriction enzyme(s). The coding sequence can also be amplified by PCR with M13 primers, or primer pair SP6 and T7.

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Cadherins are a family of calcium-dependent, cell-cell adhesion molecules that play an important morphoregulatory role in a wide variety of tissues. Alterations in cadherin function have been implicated in tumor progression in a number of adenocarcinomas. Cadherin-6 (CDH6), also known as K-cadherin (KCAD), is a type-II classic cadherin cell-cell adhesion molecules, which are expressed in graded or areal patterns, as well as layer-specific patterns, in the cortical plate. Human Cadherin-6 is synthesized as a 790 aa type I transmembrane glycoprotein that contains a 18 aa signal peptide, a 35 aa propeptide, a 562 aa extracellular region, a 21 aa transmembrane segment, and a 154 aa cytoplasmic domain. There are five cadherin domains of approximately 110 aa each in the extracellular region. Cadherin-6 is highly expressed in brain, cerebellum, and kidney, and may contribute to the formation of the segmental structure of the early brain, as well as the development of renal proximal tubules. Weak expression is also detected lung, pancreas, and gastric mucosa. Additionally, it is specifically expressed in the proximal tubule of normal kidneys and in renal cell cancer. Thus , Cadherin-6 is a new prognostic factor for renal cancer.

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  • Paul R, et al. (2004) Cadherin-6: a new prognostic marker for renal cell carcinoma. J Urol. 171(1): 97-101.
  • Taniguchi H, et al. (2006) Classic cadherins regulate tangential migration of precerebellar neurons in the caudal hindbrain. Development. 133(10): 1923-31.
  • Liu Q, et al. (2006) cadherin-6 message expression in the nervous system of developing zebrafish. Dev Dyn. 235(1): 272-8.
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