Glypican 5 cDNA ORF Clone in Cloning Vector, Human General Information
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.
Full length Clone DNA of Human glypican 5.
M13-47 and RV-M
The plasmid is confirmed by full-length sequencing.
Antibiotic in E.coli
Storage & Shipping
Each tube contains lyophilized plasmid.
The lyophilized plasmid can be stored at ambient temperature for three months.
**Sino Biological guarantees 100% sequence accuracy of all synthetic DNA constructs we deliver, but we do not guarantee protein expression in your experimental system. Protein expression is influenced by many factors that may vary between experiments or laboratories.**
Glypican 5 Background Information
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.
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.