pMCS Tluc16 Hygro Vector for Luciferase Assays

Catalog number:  88255

Thermo Scientific™  Related applications: Protein Assays and Analysis | Protein Expression

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The Thermo Scientific™ pMCS Tluc16 Hygro Vector is a multiple cloning site (MCS) vector designed to accept a promoter sequence for study of gene regulation using the intracellular TurboLuc™16 (Tluc16) luciferase reporter.

• Intracellular Tluc16 luciferase gene, optimized for high expression in mammalian systems
• Multiple cloning sites provide versatility for transfer of regulatory elements from one vector to another
• Synthetic polyA terminator and Transcriptional Pause Site (TPS) included upstream of MCS to minimize non-specific transcriptional read-through
• Hygromycin resistance gene for use as a selection marker to generate mammalian stable cell lines

Tluc16 luciferase is a 16 kDa, novel, intracellular luciferase derived from the marine copedod Metridia luciferase family. The wild-type luciferase has been modified to reduce its size, increase its brightness, and enable its intracellular expression.

The pMCS Tluc16 Hygro luciferase expression vector contains a synthetic polyA terminator and a Transcriptional Pause Site (TPS) upstream of the MCS to minimize non-specific transcriptional read-through. This vector carries the hygromycin resistance gene which can be used as a mammalian selection marker to generate stable cell lines. The Tluc16 luciferase activity can be measured using the Thermo Scientific TurboLuc™ One-Step Glow Assay Kit.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.


Key Function: Reporter Assays
Reporter: TurboLuc™16 Luciferase
Delivery Method: Transfection
Cloning Method: Restriction Enzyme ⁄ MCS
Selection Agent (Eukaryotic): Hygromycin
Product Line: Pierce™
Product Size: 10 µg

Contents & storage

Store in freezer (-5 to -30°C).


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