Vectors for Orangutan AZIN1

Gene Information

  • Offical Gene Symbol AZIN1
  • Species Orangutan (Pongo abelii)
  • Offical Full Name -
  • Other Aliases AZI
  • Other Desigations antizyme inhibitor 1; ornithine decarboxylase antizyme inhibitor
  • NCBI Gene ID 100173300
  • Summary
    The protein encoded by this gene belongs to the antizyme inhibitor family, which plays a role in cell growth and proliferation by maintaining polyamine homeostasis within the cell. Antizyme inhibitors are homologs of ornithine decarboxylase (ODC, the key enzyme in polyamine biosynthesis) that have lost the ability to decarboxylase ornithine; however, retain the ability to bind to antizymes. Antizymes negatively regulate intracellular polyamine levels by binding to ODC and targeting it for degradation, as well as by inhibiting polyamine uptake. Antizyme inhibitors function as positive regulators of polyamine levels by sequestering antizymes and neutralizing their effect. This gene encodes antizyme inhibitor 1, the first member of this gene family that is ubiquitously expressed, and is localized in the nucleus and cytoplasm. Overexpression of antizyme inhibitor 1 gene has been associated with increased proliferation, cellular transformation and tumorigenesis. Gene knockout studies showed that homozygous mutant mice lacking functional antizyme inhibitor 1 gene died at birth with abnormal liver morphology. [provided by RefSeq, Sep 2014]
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Pre-Made Vectors for AZIN1 (These vectors are available immediately)

Gene Expression Vectors
These pre-made vectors are constructed with VectorBuilder’s standard backbones containing a ubiquitous promoter driving the ORF of your gene. A marker (e.g. EGFP) is placed in the vector where appropriate.
shRNA Knockdown Vectors
These pre-made vectors are constructed with VectorBuilder’s standard backbones containing a U6 promoter driving an shRNA targeting your gene of interest. A marker (e.g. EGFP) is placed in the vector where appropriate.
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