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MCF7 AREc32 Cell Line

Invented by Prof Roland Wolf at University of Dundee

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Catalogue Number 151014
Antigen/Gene or Protein Targets Antioxidant Response Element (ARE)- Luciferase
Parental Line MCF7
Host Human
Tissue Breast
Disease Keywords Cancer; drug metabolism
Model Reporter
Relevance The stable human mammary MCF7-derived reporter cell line called AREc32 contains copies of the rat GST antioxidant response element (ARE) linked to a luciferase gene, such that the induction of the ARE results in luciferase activity. ARE is a transcriptional regulatory element involved in the activation of genes coding for a number of antioxidant proteins and enzymes that work in concert to protect tissues from oxidative insults. This cell line can be used to investigate whether anticancer drugs can induce ARE-driven gene expression.
Production Details The ARE-luciferase reporter plasmid was generated using the pGL3-promoter vector containing an SV40 promoter upstream of the firefly luciferase gene. They differ in the number of copies of ARE sequences that have been inserted, in head-to-tail orientation, through Nhe I & Xho I restrictionsites upstream of the promoter-luc+ transcriptional unit. A plasmid was made containing eight copies of the ARE (5'-GTGACAAAGCA-3', with the minimal functional sequence underlined) present in both rat GSTA2 and mouse gsta1; called pGL-8xARE. A linker with the sequence of 5'-CCC-3' and 5'-GGG-3' on the opposite strand was placed between individual cis-elements.pGL-8xARE, was stably transfected into MCF7 cells using the calcium phosphate method. Transfected cells were selected using 0.8 mg/mL G418 in the media for 3 to 4 weeks. The G418-resistant clones were isolated and screened by measuring their basal and inducible (obtained by treatment with 50 Amol/L t-BHQ) luciferase activities as described above. Positive clones, which showed low background and high inducible luciferase activity, were passaged and maintained in growth medium containing 0.8 mg/mL G418.
Research Area Cancer, Drug Discovery & Development
Recommended Growing Conditions DMEM with glutamax supplemented with 10% fetal bovine serum and antibiotics. Do not culture beyond 15 passages after revival.
Cellosaurus ID CVCL_1D32

References: 10 entries

Gameiro et al. 2017. Sci Rep. 7:45701. PMID: 28361919.

MacLeod et al. 2016. Br J Cancer. :. PMID: 27824809.

Basar et al. 2016. Phytochem Anal. 27(5):233-8. PMID: 27527356.

Bräunig et al. 2016. Chemosphere. 156:181-90. PMID: 27176940.

Brack et al. 2016. Sci Total Environ. 544:1073-118. PMID: 26779957.

Rücker et al. 2015. Org Biomol Chem. 13(10):3040-7. PMID: 25622264.

Buendia et al. 2015. Future Med Chem. 7(15):1961-9. PMID: 26496465.

Escher et al. 2012. J Environ Monit. 14(11):2877-85. PMID: 23032559.

Wang et al. 2007. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 104(49):19589-94. PMID: 18048326.

Wang et al. 2006. Cancer Res. 66(22):10983-94. PMID: 17108137.


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References: 10 entries

Gameiro et al. 2017. Sci Rep. 7:45701. PMID: 28361919.

MacLeod et al. 2016. Br J Cancer. :. PMID: 27824809.

Basar et al. 2016. Phytochem Anal. 27(5):233-8. PMID: 27527356.

Bräunig et al. 2016. Chemosphere. 156:181-90. PMID: 27176940.

Brack et al. 2016. Sci Total Environ. 544:1073-118. PMID: 26779957.

Rücker et al. 2015. Org Biomol Chem. 13(10):3040-7. PMID: 25622264.

Buendia et al. 2015. Future Med Chem. 7(15):1961-9. PMID: 26496465.

Escher et al. 2012. J Environ Monit. 14(11):2877-85. PMID: 23032559.

Wang et al. 2007. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 104(49):19589-94. PMID: 18048326.

Wang et al. 2006. Cancer Res. 66(22):10983-94. PMID: 17108137.


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References: 10 entries

Gameiro et al. 2017. Sci Rep. 7:45701. PMID: 28361919.

MacLeod et al. 2016. Br J Cancer. :. PMID: 27824809.

Basar et al. 2016. Phytochem Anal. 27(5):233-8. PMID: 27527356.

Bräunig et al. 2016. Chemosphere. 156:181-90. PMID: 27176940.

Brack et al. 2016. Sci Total Environ. 544:1073-118. PMID: 26779957.

Rücker et al. 2015. Org Biomol Chem. 13(10):3040-7. PMID: 25622264.

Buendia et al. 2015. Future Med Chem. 7(15):1961-9. PMID: 26496465.

Escher et al. 2012. J Environ Monit. 14(11):2877-85. PMID: 23032559.

Wang et al. 2007. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 104(49):19589-94. PMID: 18048326.

Wang et al. 2006. Cancer Res. 66(22):10983-94. PMID: 17108137.


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