CTHRC1 cDNA ORF Clone, Rat, N-Myc tag

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CTHRC1 cDNA ORF Clone, Rat, N-Myc tag: General Information

Gene
Species
Rat
NCBI Ref Seq
RefSeq ORF Size
693 bp
Description
Full length Clone DNA of Rat collagen triple helix repeat containing 1 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.

CTHRC1 Background Information

Collagen triple helix repeat-containing protein 1, also known as Protein NMTC1, and CTHRC1, is a secreted protein that is glycosylated and highly conserved from lower chordates to mammals. CTHRC1 expression was not detectable in normal arteries. However, it is transiently expressed in the arterial wall in response to injury where it may contribute to vascular remodeling by limiting collagen matrix deposition and promoting cell migration. A short collagen motif with 12 Gly-X-Y repeats appears to be responsible for trimerization of the CTHRC1 protein and this renders the molecule susceptible to cleavage by collagenase. CTHRC1 overexpression caused a dramatic reduction in collagen type I mRNA and protein levels. Currently available data indicate that Cthrc1 expression in vascular cells regulates transforming growth factor beta responsiveness, thereby impacting transforming growth factor beta target genes, including collagens. Additionally, CTHRC1 increases bone mass as a positive regulator of osteoblastic bone formation and offers an anabolic approach for the treatment of osteoporosis.
Full Name
collagen triple helix repeat containing 1
References
  • Pyagay P, et al. (2005) Collagen triple helix repeat containing 1, a novel secreted protein in injured and diseased arteries, inhibits collagen expression and promotes cell migration. Circ Res. 96(2): 261-8.
  • Durmus T, et al. (2006) Expression analysis of the novel gene collagen triple helix repeat containing-1 (Cthrc1). Gene Expr Patterns. 6(8): 935-40.
  • LeClair R, et al. (2007) The role of collagen triple helix repeat containing 1 in injured arteries, collagen expression, and transforming growth factor beta signaling. Trends Cardiovasc Med. 17(6): 202-5.
  • Kimura H, et al. (2008) Cthrc1 is a positive regulator of osteoblastic bone formation. PLoS One. 3(9): e3174.
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