The pGL3 Luciferase Reporter Vectors provide a basis for the quantitative analysis of factors that potentially regulate mammalian gene expression. These factors may be cis-acting, such as promoters and enhancers, or trans-acting, such as various DNA-binding factors. The backbone of the pGL2 Luciferase Reporter Vectors was redesigned for the pGL3 Vectors for increased expression, and a modified coding region for firefly (Photinus pyralis) luciferase that has been optimized for monitoring transcriptional activity in transfected eukaryotic cells. The assay of this genetic reporter is rapid, sensitive and quantitative. In addition, the Luciferase Reporter Vectors contain numerous features aiding in the structural characterization of the putative regulatory sequences under investigation.

The pGL3-Control Vector contains SV40 promoter and enhancer sequences, resulting in strong expression of luc+ in many types of mammalian cells. This plasmid is useful in monitoring transfection efficiency, in general, and is a convenient internal standard for promoter and enhancer activities expressed by pGL3 recombinants.

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LOCUS       CVU47296     5256 bp    DNA             SYN       26-FEB-1996
DEFINITION  Cloning vector pGL3-Control firefly luciferase (luc+) gene,
            beta-lactamase (AmpR) gene, complete cds.
ACCESSION   U47296
NID         g1200462
KEYWORDS    .
SOURCE      Cloning vector pGL3-Control.
  ORGANISM  Cloning vector pGL3-Control
            artificial sequence; cloning vectors.
REFERENCE   1  (bases 1 to 5256)
  AUTHORS   Groskreutz,D.J. and Schenborn,E.T.
  TITLE     Direct Submission
  JOURNAL   Submitted (26-JAN-1996) D.J. Groskreutz, R&D, Promega Corporation,
            5445 East Cheryl Parkway, Madison, WI 53711, USA
COMMENT
            NCBI gi: 1200462
FEATURES               Location/Qualifiers
     source          1..5256
                     /organism="Cloning vector pGL3-Control"
                     /note="Luciferase Reporter Vector"
     misc_feature    1..41
                     /note="Multiple cloning site"
     promoter        49..244
     CDS             280..1932
                     /gene="luc+"
                     /note="NCBI gi: 1200463"
                     /codon_start=1
                     /product="firefly Luciferase"
                     /db_xref="PID:g1200463"
                     /translation="MEDAKNIKKGPAPFYPLEDGTAGEQLHKAMKRYALVPGTIAFTD
                     AHIEVDITYAEYFEMSVRLAEAMKRYGLNTNHRIVVCSENSLQFFMPVLGALFIGVAV
                     APANDIYNERELLNSMGISQPTVVFVSKKGLQKILNVQKKLPIIQKIIIMDSKTDYQG
                     FQSMYTFVTSHLPPGFNEYDFVPESFDRDKTIALIMNSSGSTGLPKGVALPHRTACVR
                     FSHARDPIFGNQIIPDTAILSVVPFHHGFGMFTTLGYLICGFRVVLMYRFEEELFLRS
                     LQDYKIQSALLVPTLFSFFAKSTLIDKYDLSNLHEIASGGAPLSKEVGEAVAKRFHLP
                     GIRQGYGLTETTSAILITPEGDDKPGAVGKVVPFFEAKVVDLDTGKTLGVNQRGELCV
                     RGPMIMSGYVNNPEATNALIDKDGWLHSGDIAYWDEDEHFFIVDRLKSLIKYKGYQVA
                     PAELESILLQHPNIFDAGVAGLPDDDAGELPAAVVVLEHGKTMTEKEIVDYVASQVTT
                     AKKLRGGVVFVDEVPKGLTGKLDARKIREILIKAKKGGKIAV"
     primer_bind     complement(281..303)
                     /gene="luc+"
                     /note="GLprimer2 sequencing primer binding site"
     polyA_signal    1964..2185
                     /note="SV40 late poly(A) signal"
     enhancer        2197..2441
     primer_bind     complement(2499..2518)
                     /note="RVprimer4 sequencing primer binding site"
     rep_origin      2756
                     /note="ColE1-derived plasmid replication origin"
     CDS             complement(3518..4378)
                     /gene="AmpR"
                     /note="ampicillin resistance;  NCBI gi: 1200464"
                     /codon_start=1
                     /product="beta-lactamase"
                     /db_xref="PID:g1200464"
                     /translation="MSIQHFRVALIPFFAAFCLPVFAHPETLVKVKDAEDQLGARVGY
                     IELDLNSGKILESFRPEERFPMMSTFKVLLCGAVLSRIDAGQEQLGRRIHYSQNDLVE
                     YSPVTEKHLTDGMTVRELCSAAITMSDNTAANLLLTTIGGPKELTAFLHNMGDHVTRL
                     DRWEPELNEAIPNDERDTTMPVAMATTLRKLLTGELLTLASRQQLIDWMEADKVAGPL
                     LRSALPAGWFIADKSGAGERGSRGIIAALGPDGKPSRIVVIYTTGSQATMDERNRQIA
                     EIGASLIKHW"
     rep_origin      4511..4965
                     /note="f1 origin"
     polyA_signal    5096..5249
                     /note="Upstream poly(A) signal"
     primer_bind     5198..5217
                     /note="RVprimer3 sequencing primer binding site"
BASE COUNT     1336 a   1268 c   1281 g   1371 t
ORIGIN      
        1 ggtaccgagc tcttacgcgt gctagcccgg gctcgagatc tgcgatctgc atctcaatta
       61 gtcagcaacc atagtcccgc ccctaactcc gcccatcccg cccctaactc cgcccagttc
      121 cgcccattct ccgccccatc gctgactaat tttttttatt tatgcagagg ccgaggccgc
      181 ctcggcctct gagctattcc agaagtagtg aggaggcttt tttggaggcc taggcttttg
      241 caaaaagctt ggcattccgg tactgttggt aaagccacca tggaagacgc caaaaacata
      301 aagaaaggcc cggcgccatt ctatccgctg gaagatggaa ccgctggaga gcaactgcat
      361 aaggctatga agagatacgc cctggttcct ggaacaattg cttttacaga tgcacatatc
      421 gaggtggaca tcacttacgc tgagtacttc gaaatgtccg ttcggttggc agaagctatg
      481 aaacgatatg ggctgaatac aaatcacaga atcgtcgtat gcagtgaaaa ctctcttcaa
      541 ttctttatgc cggtgttggg cgcgttattt atcggagttg cagttgcgcc cgcgaacgac
      601 atttataatg aacgtgaatt gctcaacagt atgggcattt cgcagcctac cgtggtgttc
      661 gtttccaaaa aggggttgca aaaaattttg aacgtgcaaa aaaagctccc aatcatccaa
      721 aaaattatta tcatggattc taaaacggat taccagggat ttcagtcgat gtacacgttc
      781 gtcacatctc atctacctcc cggttttaat gaatacgatt ttgtgccaga gtccttcgat
      841 agggacaaga caattgcact gatcatgaac tcctctggat ctactggtct gcctaaaggt
      901 gtcgctctgc ctcatagaac tgcctgcgtg agattctcgc atgccagaga tcctattttt
      961 ggcaatcaaa tcattccgga tactgcgatt ttaagtgttg ttccattcca tcacggtttt
     1021 ggaatgttta ctacactcgg atatttgata tgtggatttc gagtcgtctt aatgtataga
     1081 tttgaagaag agctgtttct gaggagcctt caggattaca agattcaaag tgcgctgctg
     1141 gtgccaaccc tattctcctt cttcgccaaa agcactctga ttgacaaata cgatttatct
     1201 aatttacacg aaattgcttc tggtggcgct cccctctcta aggaagtcgg ggaagcggtt
     1261 gccaagaggt tccatctgcc aggtatcagg caaggatatg ggctcactga gactacatca
     1321 gctattctga ttacacccga gggggatgat aaaccgggcg cggtcggtaa agttgttcca
     1381 ttttttgaag cgaaggttgt ggatctggat accgggaaaa cgctgggcgt taatcaaaga
     1441 ggcgaactgt gtgtgagagg tcctatgatt atgtccggtt atgtaaacaa tccggaagcg
     1501 accaacgcct tgattgacaa ggatggatgg ctacattctg gagacatagc ttactgggac
     1561 gaagacgaac acttcttcat cgttgaccgc ctgaagtctc tgattaagta caaaggctat
     1621 caggtggctc ccgctgaatt ggaatccatc ttgctccaac accccaacat cttcgacgca
     1681 ggtgtcgcag gtcttcccga cgatgacgcc ggtgaacttc ccgccgccgt tgttgttttg
     1741 gagcacggaa agacgatgac ggaaaaagag atcgtggatt acgtcgccag tcaagtaaca
     1801 accgcgaaaa agttgcgcgg aggagttgtg tttgtggacg aagtaccgaa aggtcttacc
     1861 ggaaaactcg acgcaagaaa aatcagagag atcctcataa aggccaagaa gggcggaaag
     1921 atcgccgtgt aattctagag tcggggcggc cggccgcttc gagcagacat gataagatac
     1981 attgatgagt ttggacaaac cacaactaga atgcagtgaa aaaaatgctt tatttgtgaa
     2041 atttgtgatg ctattgcttt atttgtaacc attataagct gcaataaaca agttaacaac
     2101 aacaattgca ttcattttat gtttcaggtt cagggggagg tgtgggaggt tttttaaagc
     2161 aagtaaaacc tctacaaatg tggtaaaatc gataaggatc tgaacgatgg agcggagaat
     2221 gggcggaact gggcggagtt aggggcggga tgggcggagt taggggcggg actatggttg
     2281 ctgactaatt gagatgcatg ctttgcatac ttctgcctgc tggggagcct ggggactttc
     2341 cacacctggt tgctgactaa ttgagatgca tgctttgcat acttctgcct gctggggagc
     2401 ctggggactt tccacaccct aactgacaca cattccacag cggatccgtc gaccgatgcc
     2461 cttgagagcc ttcaacccag tcagctcctt ccggtgggcg cggggcatga ctatcgtcgc
     2521 cgcacttatg actgtcttct ttatcatgca actcgtagga caggtgccgg cagcgctctt
     2581 ccgcttcctc gctcactgac tcgctgcgct cggtcgttcg gctgcggcga gcggtatcag
     2641 ctcactcaaa ggcggtaata cggttatcca cagaatcagg ggataacgca ggaaagaaca
     2701 tgtgagcaaa aggccagcaa aaggccagga accgtaaaaa ggccgcgttg ctggcgtttt
     2761 tccataggct ccgcccccct gacgagcatc acaaaaatcg acgctcaagt cagaggtggc
     2821 gaaacccgac aggactataa agataccagg cgtttccccc tggaagctcc ctcgtgcgct
     2881 ctcctgttcc gaccctgccg cttaccggat acctgtccgc ctttctccct tcgggaagcg
     2941 tggcgctttc tcaatgctca cgctgtaggt atctcagttc ggtgtaggtc gttcgctcca
     3001 agctgggctg tgtgcacgaa ccccccgttc agcccgaccg ctgcgcctta tccggtaact
     3061 atcgtcttga gtccaacccg gtaagacacg acttatcgcc actggcagca gccactggta
     3121 acaggattag cagagcgagg tatgtaggcg gtgctacaga gttcttgaag tggtggccta
     3181 actacggcta cactagaagg acagtatttg gtatctgcgc tctgctgaag ccagttacct
     3241 tcggaaaaag agttggtagc tcttgatccg gcaaacaaac caccgctggt agcggtggtt
     3301 tttttgtttg caagcagcag attacgcgca gaaaaaaagg atctcaagaa gatcctttga
     3361 tcttttctac ggggtctgac gctcagtgga acgaaaactc acgttaaggg attttggtca
     3421 tgagattatc aaaaaggatc ttcacctaga tccttttaaa ttaaaaatga agttttaaat
     3481 caatctaaag tatatatgag taaacttggt ctgacagtta ccaatgctta atcagtgagg
     3541 cacctatctc agcgatctgt ctatttcgtt catccatagt tgcctgactc cccgtcgtgt
     3601 agataactac gatacgggag ggcttaccat ctggccccag tgctgcaatg ataccgcgag
     3661 acccacgctc accggctcca gatttatcag caataaacca gccagccgga agggccgagc
     3721 gcagaagtgg tcctgcaact ttatccgcct ccatccagtc tattaattgt tgccgggaag
     3781 ctagagtaag tagttcgcca gttaatagtt tgcgcaacgt tgttgccatt gctacaggca
     3841 tcgtggtgtc acgctcgtcg tttggtatgg cttcattcag ctccggttcc caacgatcaa
     3901 ggcgagttac atgatccccc atgttgtgca aaaaagcggt tagctccttc ggtcctccga
     3961 tcgttgtcag aagtaagttg gccgcagtgt tatcactcat ggttatggca gcactgcata
     4021 attctcttac tgtcatgcca tccgtaagat gcttttctgt gactggtgag tactcaacca
     4081 agtcattctg agaatagtgt atgcggcgac cgagttgctc ttgcccggcg tcaatacggg
     4141 ataataccgc gccacatagc agaactttaa aagtgctcat cattggaaaa cgttcttcgg
     4201 ggcgaaaact ctcaaggatc ttaccgctgt tgagatccag ttcgatgtaa cccactcgtg
     4261 cacccaactg atcttcagca tcttttactt tcaccagcgt ttctgggtga gcaaaaacag
     4321 gaaggcaaaa tgccgcaaaa aagggaataa gggcgacacg gaaatgttga atactcatac
     4381 tcttcctttt tcaatattat tgaagcattt atcagggtta ttgtctcatg agcggataca
     4441 tatttgaatg tatttagaaa aataaacaaa taggggttcc gcgcacattt ccccgaaaag
     4501 tgccacctga cgcgccctgt agcggcgcat taagcgcggc gggtgtggtg gttacgcgca
     4561 gcgtgaccgc tacacttgcc agcgccctag cgcccgctcc tttcgctttc ttcccttcct
     4621 ttctcgccac gttcgccggc tttccccgtc aagctctaaa tcgggggctc cctttagggt
     4681 tccgatttag tgctttacgg cacctcgacc ccaaaaaact tgattagggt gatggttcac
     4741 gtagtgggcc atcgccctga tagacggttt ttcgcccttt gacgttggag tccacgttct
     4801 ttaatagtgg actcttgttc caaactggaa caacactcaa ccctatctcg gtctattctt
     4861 ttgatttata agggattttg ccgatttcgg cctattggtt aaaaaatgag ctgatttaac
     4921 aaaaatttaa cgcgaatttt aacaaaatat taacgtttac aatttcccat tcgccattca
     4981 ggctgcgcaa ctgttgggaa gggcgatcgg tgcgggcctc ttcgctatta cgccagccca
     5041 agctaccatg ataagtaagt aatattaagg tacgggaggt acttggagcg gccgcaataa
     5101 aatatcttta ttttcattac atctgtgtgt tggttttttg tgtgaatcga tagtactaac
     5161 atacgctctc catcaaaaca aaacgaaaca aaacaaacta gcaaaatagg ctgtccccag
     5221 tgcaagtgca ggtgccagaa catttctcta tcgata
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