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): 956-2605
This plasmid was used as the negative control for experiments in article Translation efficiencies of the 5'
untranslated region from representatives of the six major genotypes of hepatitis C virus using a novel
bicistronic reporter assay system (Collier et al, 1998; PMID:9780040).