The MISSION Luciferase shRNA Control Transduction Particles contain an shRNA sequence targeting Luciferase, Photinus pyralis (GenBank Accession No. M15077). The Luciferase shRNA Control Particles are useful as a positive knockdown control in experiments using cell lines expressing firefly luciferase.
The Luciferase shRNA control transduction particles are produced from the sequence-verified lentiviral plasmid, pLKO.1-puro-luciferase shRNA (Prod. No. SHC007). Self-inactivating replication incompetent viral particles are produced in packaging cells (HEK293T) by co-transfection with compatible packaging plasmids. In addition, the control transduction particles are pseudotyped with an envelope G glycoprotein from Vesicular Stomatitis Virus (VSV-G), allowing transduction of a wide variety of mammalian cells. 200 μl of 106 TU/ml (via p24 titering assay) lentiviral particles are provided as frozen stock.
When conducting experiments using MISSION® shRNA clones, the proper controls should be a key element of your experimental design to allow for accurate interpretation of knockdown results. The MISSION Control Transduction Particles are a critical positive control to monitor transduction efficiency.
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