This is the amplicon context sequence in accordance with the minimum information for the publication of real-time quantitative PCR experiements (MIQE) guidelines. For more details, please refer to the following publication, "Primer Sequence Disclosure: A Clarification of the MIQE Guidelines."
ddPCR™ probe assay designed for copy number variation analysis. Probe assays consist of unlabeled PCR primers and a dual labeled fluorescent probe.
Info: HEX; 63nt amplicon; crosses exon-intron junction; HEX version of SNCA (dHsaCP2500470)
Alpha-synuclein is a member of the synuclein family which also includes beta- and gamma-synuclein. Synucleins are abundantly expressed in the brain and alpha- and beta-synuclein inhibit phospholipase D2 selectively. SNCA may serve to integrate presynaptic signaling and membrane trafficking. Defects in SNCA have been implicated in the pathogenesis of Parkinson disease. SNCA peptides are a major component of amyloid plaques in the brains of patients with Alzheimer's disease. Four alternatively spliced transcripts encoding two different isoforms have been identified for this gene. [provided by RefSeq Mar 2009]
Products used to generate validation data:
Copy number analysis of two samples, using the EIF2C1 reference assay. Technical replicates are shown.
ddPCR Amplitude Scatter Plot
Single-well data of target assay (FAM, Channel 1) duplexed to EIF2C1 reference assay (HEX, Channel 2).