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Daily Archives: October 16, 2015

Common promoters for eukaryotes and prokaryotes

Eukaryotic Promoters   Promoter Primarily used for RNA     transcript Description Expression Additional considerations CMV General expression mRNA Stong mammalian expression promoter from the human cytomegalovirus Constitutive May contain an enhancer region. […]

Why EF1alpha promoter is so special?

Human elongation factor-1 alpha (EF-1 alpha) is a constitutive promoter of human origin that can be used to drive ectopic gene expression in various in vitro and in vivo contexts. […]