reporter gene


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reporter gene

[ri′pȯrd·ər ‚jēn]
(genetics)
A transfected gene that produces a signal, such as green fluorescence, when it is expressed; it is typically included in a larger cloned gene that is introduced into an organism to study its temporal and spatial pattern of expression.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The luciferase reporter gene technology is being widely used to monitor cell growth and proliferation under in vitro culture systems and to monitor the cellular events associated with gene expression (48) and signal transduction.
Reporter Gene Construct--The plasmid, puc9.neo, was amplified and the neomycin gene cassette (1.8 kb) was removed with BamHI restriction digestion.
Use of a second reporter gene (anthocyanin) is an effective method of reducing the impact of variation between shots on the accuracy of estimation of promoter strength by bombardment of tissues as it enables an estimation of the effectiveness of each shot.
Reporter gene selection will require special care when gene products are to end up on the cell surface.
Luminometers also have applications in environmental and food testing, where they are used with ATP and reporter gene assays, and industrial settings for quality control and process monitoring.
marcescens by describing a simple method for transposon-mediated reporter gene fusion mutagenesis.
Wise and her colleagues manipulated this pathway by mutating the gene for DmpR and adding to the bacteria a reporter gene that any DmpR-phenol complex could activate.
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Previously, via the somatic cell nuclear transfer technique, we successfully generated transgenic Guangxi Bama mini-pigs carrying a fluorescent protein (DsRed) reporter gene regulated by the 2.2-kb human glial fibrillary acidic protein promoter (hGFAP-DsRed).
Bioluminescence involves introducing a reporter gene, which could code for a special luciferase protein, into the target stem cells.
Deletion sequence of CbCOR15 promoter region were fused to the GUS reporter gene and introduced into A.