The nucleic acid data:
IRESite Id: 218 Version: 3
Originaly submitted by: Václav Vopálenský
Reviewed by: Václav Vopálenský Last change: 2008-07-01 11:56:13
IRESite record type:
  negative_control_plasmid_with_promoter_and_without_putative_IRES
The shape of the nucleic acid molecule translated:
  linear
The quality of the mRNA/+RNA sequence:
  our_best_guess
The mRNA/+RNA description: 
Putative spliced bicistronic mRNA derived from pCAT/LUC plasmid.
The mRNA/+RNA sequence represented in the +DNA notation:


Warning: mRNA sequence when devoid of trailing 'A's is still not a substring of the plasmid sequence. Is it because an intron is spliced out? Stay calm then. :-)
Credibility of mRNA sequence:
  guessed_as_the_sequence_was_never_published_by_authors_nor_described_in_sufficient_detail
The name of the plasmid:
pCAT/LUC
The name of the promoter used to express this mRNA:
  CMV
The in vivo produced transcripts are heterogeneous (due to any of promoter?/splicing?/cleavage?/breakage?):
  not tested
The in vivo produced heterogeneous transcripts occur due to alternative splicing:
  not tested
The DNA sequence of the plasmid in (+) orientation annotated by its secondary structure:


GenBank formatted file with annotated plasmid sequence hyperlinked from vector image map:
pCAT/LUC.jpg
A promoter reported in cDNA corresponding to IRES sequence:
  not tested
The total number of notable open-reading frames (ORFs):
  2
Notable Open-Reading Frames (ORFs; protein coding regions) in the mRNA/+RNA sequence:
ORF
ORF position:   1
Version: 0
Originaly submitted by: Václav Vopálenský Reviewed by: Václav Vopálenský
The abbreviated name of this ORF/gene:
CAT
The description of the protein encoded in this ORF:
chloramphenicol acetyltransferase
The translational frameshift (ribosome slippage) involved:
  0
The ribosome read-through involved:
  no
The alternative forms of this protein occur by the alternative initiation of translation:
  no
The ORF absolute position (the base range includes START and STOP codons or their equivalents):
  71-730
ORF
ORF position:   2
Version: 0
Originaly submitted by: Václav Vopálenský Reviewed by: Václav Vopálenský
The abbreviated name of this ORF/gene:
FFluc
The description of the protein encoded in this ORF:
firefly luciferase
The translational frameshift (ribosome slippage) involved:
  0
The ribosome read-through involved:
  no
The alternative forms of this protein occur by the alternative initiation of translation:
  no
The ORF absolute position (the base range includes START and STOP codons or their equivalents):
  807-2459
Remarks:
This plasmid was used as the negative control for experiments in article A Secreted DNA-Binding Protein That
Is Translated through an Internal Ribosome Entry Site (IRES) and Distributed in a Discrete Pattern in the
Central Nervous System (Kim et al., 1998; PMID: 9790734).
Citations:
Kim J. G., Armstrong R. C., Berndt J. A., Kim N. W., Hudson L. D. (1998) A secreted DNA-binding protein that is translated through an internal ribosome entry site (IRES) and distributed in a discrete pattern in the central nervous system. Mol. Cell. Neurosci. 12(3):119-140
Last change to the database: 2015-04-16 16:45:23 GMT+1