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|Size:||1 Vial, Each vial contains 2 ~ 3 x 10^6 cells in 1 ml of 90% FBS + 10% DMSO.|
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ATF6 Luciferase Reporter-HeLa Cell Line
1 Vial, Each vial contains 2 ~ 3 x 10^6 cells in 1 ml of 90% FBS + 10% DMSO.
The ATF6 Luciferase Reporter cell line is a stably transfected HeLa cell line which expresses Renilla luciferase reporter gene under the transcriptional control of the activating transcription factor 6 (ATF6)-response element. ATF6 is a member of the basic-leucine zipper transcription factor family, which is located in the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) membranes and plays a central role in transcriptional activation of ER molecules. The ATF6 induction by Tunicamycin is shown in Figure 1.
Each vial contains 2 ~ 3 x 10^6 cells in 1 ml of 90% FBS + 10% DMSO.
Storage & Handling
Immediately upon receipt, store in liquid nitrogen.
Cite This Product
ATF6 Luciferase Reporter-HeLa Cell Line (Boster Biological Technology, Pleasanton CA, USA, Catalog # RC1038)
Assay Dilutions Recommendation
The recommendations below provide a starting point for assay optimization. Actual working concentration varies and should be decided by the user.
Application:Monitor ATF6 transcriptional activity. Screen for activators or inhibitors of the ATF6 signaling pathway.
Culture conditions:Cells should be grown at 37°C with 5% CO2 using DMEM medium supplemented with 10% FBS and 1% Pen/Strep, plus 3 µg/ml of Puromycin. It is recommended to quickly thaw the frozen cells upon receipt or from liquid nitrogen in a 37°C water-bath, transfer to a tube containing 10 ml of growth medium without Puromycin, spin down cells, resuspend cells in pre-warmed growth medium without Puromycin, transfer resuspended cells to T25 flask and culture in 37°C-CO2 incubator. Leave the T25 flask in the incubator for 1~3 days without disturbing or changing the medium until cells completely recover viability and become adherent. Once cells are over 90% adherent, remove growth medium and passage the cells through trypsinization and centrifugation. At first passage, switch to growth medium containing Puromycin. Cells should be split before they reach complete confluence. To passage the cells, detach cells from culture vessel with Trypsin/EDTA, add complete growth medium and transfer to a tube, spin down cells, resuspend cells and seed appropriate aliquots of cells suspension into new culture vessels. Subcultivation ration = 1:10 to 1:20 weekly.
Functional validation:A. Response of ATF6 HeLa cells to Tunicamycin 1. Harvest ATF6 HeLa cells and seed cells into a white solid-bottom 96-well microplate in 100 µl of growth medium at 5 x 104 cells/well. 2. Incubate cells at 37°C in a CO2 incubator for overnight. 3. The next day, stimulate cells with different concentrations of Tunicamycin. 4. Incubate at 37°C in a CO2 incubator for 6-16 hours. 5. Add 50 µl of luciferase assay reagent per well. 6. Incubate at room temperature for 1-5 minutes and measure luminescence using a microplate luminometer.
Validation Images & Assay Conditions
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Fig-1: Induction of ATF6 activity by Tunicamycin in ATF6 HeLa cells.
Gene/Protein Information For ATF6 (Source: Uniprot.Org, NCBI)
Cyclic AMP-dependent transcription factor ATF-6 alpha
ACHM7; Activating transcription factor 6 alpha; activating transcription factor 6; atf6 a; ATF6 alpha; ATF6; ATF6A; ATF6-alpha; cAMP-dependent transcription factor ATF-6 alpha; cyclic AMP-dependent transcription factor ATF-6 alpha ATF6 ACHM7A, ATF6 activating transcription factor 6 cyclic AMP-dependent transcription factor ATF-6 alpha|cAMP-dependent transcription factor ATF-6 alpha*if product is indicated to react with multiple species, protein info is based on the gene entry specified above in "species".
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