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pCMV5-hpbr [pCMV-5PBR, pCMV5-PBR]


Homo sapiens, human
Clone type
Molecular biology
Product format
Mission Collection Item
This is a Mission Collection Item.


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Detailed product information


Specific applications
in another host, produces protein benzodiazapine receptor (peripheral)


Restriction digests of the clone give the following sizes (kb): EcoRI--4.7, 0.85; BglI--1.6, 1.25, 0.95, 0.68, 0.45, 0.35, 0.3; KpnI--5.1, 0.5; PstI--5.0, 0.45, 0.1; SacI--5.0, 0.9.
The insert contains the following restriction sites (bp from the 5' end): BglI--212, 519; KpnI--470; PstI--83, 202, 623; SacI--64; SmaI--761.
BZRP has been localized to 22q13.31 on the human chromosome.
a human genomic EcoRI fragment of approximately 7 kb, and a human genomic HindIII fragment of 6.5 kb. The hamster genomic EcoRI fragment is larger.
Contains the complete coding sequence which is identical to that reported in GenBank accession M36035. This insert also has a longer 5' untranslated region.
Detects RNA of approximately 1 kb in Northern blots,
The insert was cloned into a shuttle vector that regulates expression of inserts by the cytomegalovirus (CMV) major early immediate promoter and contains the human growth hormone (GH) terminator.
Mycoplasma contamination
Not detected

Vector information

Construct size (kb)

Insert information

Insert size (kb)
Type of DNA
Insert source
Insert tissue
Target gene
benzodiazapine receptor (peripheral)
Gene product
benzodiazapine receptor (peripheral) [BZRP]

Handling information


JF Strauss
Cross references
GenBank M36035

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Frequently Asked Questions


Curated Citations

Chang YJ, et al. The human "pripheral-type" benzodiazepine receptor: regional mapping of the gene and characterization of the receptor expressed from cDNA. DNA Cell Biol. 11: 471-480, 1992. PubMed: 1326278

Riond J, et al. Molecular cloning and chromosomal localization of a human peripheral-type benzodiazepine receptor. Eur. J. Biochem. 195: 305-311, 1991. PubMed: 1847678

Jerome F Strauss, personal communication

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