Summary: The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the CXC chemokine family. This chemokine is one of the major mediators of the inflammatory response. This chemokine is secreted by several cell types. It functions as a chemoattractant, and is also a potent angiogenic factor. This gene is believed to play a role in the pathogenesis of bronchiolitis, a common respiratory tract disease caused by viral infection. This gene and other ten members of the CXC chemokine gene family form a chemokine gene cluster in a region mapped to chromosome 4q. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008].
These shRNA constructs were designed against multiple splice variants at this gene locus. To be certain that your variant of interest is targeted, align it with our published shRNA design sequences. If these do not align, please utilize our custom shRNA service.
OriGene guarantees that the sequences in the shRNA expression cassettes are verified to correspond to the target gene with 100% identity. One of the four constructs at minimum are guaranteed to produce 70% or more gene expression knock-down provided a minimum transfection efficiency of 80% is achieved. Western Blot data is recommended over qPCR to evaluate the silencing effect of the shRNA constructs 72 hrs post transfection. To properly assess knockdown, the gene expression level from the included scramble control vector must be used in comparison with the target-specific shRNA transfected samples.
For non-conforming shRNA, requests for replacement product must be made within ninety (90) days from the date of delivery of the shRNA kit. To arrange for a free replacement with newly designed constructs, please contact Technical Services at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please provide your data indicating the transfection efficiency and measurement of gene expression knockdown compared to the scrambled shRNA control (Western Blot data preferred).
* Delivery time in business days.Occasional delay may occur due to complexity of the constructs.
The use of this shRNA has been cited in the following citations:
A Novel TNF-mediated Mechanism of Direct Epithelial Sodium Channel Activation, Czikora, I;Alli, A;Bao, HF;Kaftan, D;Sridhar, S;Apell, HJ;Gorshkov, B;White, R;Zimmermann, A;Wendel, A;Pauly-Evers, M;Hamacher, J;Garcia-Gabay, I;Fischer, B;Verin, A;Bagi, Z;Pittet, JF;Shabbir, W;Lemmens-Gruber, R;Chakraborty, T;Lazrak, A;Matthay, MA;Eato,
Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. July 2014
 Tumor-derived CXCL8 signaling augments stroma-derived CCL2-promoted proliferation and CXCL12-mediated invasion of PTEN-deficient prostate cancer cells, Maxwell, PJ;Neisen, J;Messenger, J;Waugh, DJ;,
Oncotarget July 2014
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