ACTB

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ACTB

A gene on chromosome 7p22 that encodes beta actin, which coexists with gamma actins as a major cytoskeletal component and mediator of internal cell motility. ACTB is also an older gene name for what is formally (per HUGO) known as ACTG1, see there.
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Expression vector system based on the chicken beta-actin promoter directs efficient production of interleukin-5.
Determination of TREC and beta-actin is performed simultaneously for each specimen.
Beta-actin internal control was used to detect if DNA samples was intact amplifying a 290 bp PCR fragment from exon III from beta-actin gene.
Membranes were blocked with Odyssey blocking buffer (Licor biosciences; USA) and incubated with primary antibodies against superoxide dismutase 2 (SOD2) and beta-actin (Abcam).
The level of expression of NGF, BDNF and NT-3 relative to the internal control Beta-actin (ratios NGF/ Beta-actin, BDNF/Beta-actin and NT-3/Beta-actin) was also significantly enhanced (p < 0.
Furthermore, beta-actin was identified as a binding partner of SASH1.
Data were normalized based on beta-actin expression as housekeeping gene.
The multitarget stool DNA test includes molecular assays for aberrantly methylated BMP3 and NDRG4 promoter regions, KRAS mutations, and beta-actin (a reference gene for human DNA quantity), as well as an immunochemical assay for human hemoglobin.
First, we investigate the phylogenetic utility of the nuclear gene beta-actin using the sunfish genus Lepomis as the exemplar.