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Generation of p53 Knock-down Cell Lines.
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PMID:  23150448     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
In order to study the functions of a cell's endogenous mutant p53, the p53 protein levels must be knocked-down. Transient transfection of small interfering RNAs is one way to accomplish this. Another is the stable expression of short hairpin RNAs. This chapter presents a method by which a short hairpin RNA (shRNA) targeting p53 is inserted into the genome of a cell via lentivirus infection. These p53 knock-down cell lines are stable and may be grown long term for use in a wide range of applications.
Catherine Vaughan; Swati Palit Deb; Sumitra Deb
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Title:  Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.)     Volume:  962     ISSN:  1940-6029     ISO Abbreviation:  Methods Mol. Biol.     Publication Date:  2013  
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Created Date:  2012-11-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9214969     Medline TA:  Methods Mol Biol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  193-199     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Integrative Life Sciences, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA.
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