IL-12 p70 / IL12A cDNA ORF Clone, Rat, N-Myc tag

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IL-12 p70 / IL12A cDNA ORF Clone, Rat, N-Myc tag: General Information

Gene
Species
Rat
NCBI Ref Seq
RefSeq ORF Size
648 bp
Description
Full length Clone DNA of Rat interleukin 12A with N terminal Myc tag.
Plasmid
Promoter
Enhanced CMV promoter
Tag Sequence
Myc Tag Sequence: GAGCAGAAACTCATCTCAGAAGAGGATCTG
Sequencing Primers
T7( 5' TAATACGACTCACTATAGGG 3' )
BGH( 5' TAGAAGGCACAGTCGAGG 3' )
Quality Control
The plasmid is confirmed by full-length sequencing.
Screening
Antibiotic in E.coli
Kanamycin
Antibiotic in Mammalian cell
Hygromycin
Application
Stable or Transient mammalian expression
Storage & Shipping
Shipping
Each tube contains lyophilized plasmid.
Storage
The lyophilized plasmid can be stored at ambient temperature for three months.

IL-12 p70 / IL12A Background Information

Interleukin-12 subunit alpha (IL12A/IL-12p35) is also known as Cytotoxic lymphocyte maturation factor 35 kDa subunit, cytotoxic lymphocyte maturation factor 1, p35, NK cell stimulatory factor chain 1, and interleukin-12 alpha chain. IL12A/IL-12p35 is a subunit of a cytokine that acts on T and natural killer cells, and has a broad array of biological activities. The cytokine is a disulfide-linked heterodimer composed of the 35-kD subunit encoded by this gene, and a 4-kD subunit that is a member of the cytokine receptor family. IL12A/IL-12p35 is required for the T-cell-independent induction of IFN-gamma, and is important for the differentiation of both Th1 and Th2 cells. The responses of lymphocytes to this cytokine are mediated by the activator of transcription protein STAT4. Nitric oxide synthase 2A (NOS2A/NOS2) is found to be required for the signaling process of this cytokine in innate immunity. In clinical, IL-12 remains a very promising immunotherapeutic agent because recent cancer vaccination studies in animal models and humans have demonstrated its powerful adjuvant properties. The immune modulating characteristics of IL-12 considered responsible for the adjuvant effects, as well as the results of animal and human cancer vaccination studies with IL-12 applied as an adjuvant. IL12A/IL-12p35 indicates a cytokine which is important in the development of prostate cancer.
Full Name
interleukin 12A
References
  • Sattler HP, et al. (2000) Novel amplification unit at chromosome 3q25-q27 in human prostate cancer. Prostate. 45(3): 207-15.
  • Lamont AG, et al. (1996) IL-12: a key cytokine in immune regulation. Immunol Today. 17(5): 214-7.
  • Portielje JE, et al. (2003) IL-12: a promising adjuvant for cancer vaccination. Cancer Immunol Immunother. 52(3): 133-44.

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