Mammalian Cell Extract Technology

After years of research and development, AscentGene is proud to offer high-quality active mammalian cell extracts, isolated from both the cytosol and nucleus. These unique extracts are applicable in a wide variety of functional assays in vitro, such as:

  • Pre-mRNA splicing assays
  • Polyadenylation assays
  • Transcription assays
  • Translation assays
  • Kinase assays
  • Gel shift assays (protein-DNA/RNA interactions)
  • Protein-protein interaction assays
  • Western blot assays

Additionally, these active nuclear and cytoplasm extracts can be used for native protein isolation and identification, specifically as sources of individual cancer biomarkers, tumor suppressors, kinases, cytokines, splicing factors, polyadenylation factors, transcription factors, ubiquitylation/SUMOylation factors, discovery and characterization of disease-related new proteins, protein expression profiles, and protein localization studies.

References
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