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."
Real-time PCR primer assay designed for SYBR® Green gene expression analysis.
PrimePCR™ PreAmp for SYBR® Green Assay: SFTPC, Human
PrimePCR™ Template for SYBR® Green Assay: SFTPC, Human
This gene encodes the pulmonary-associated surfactant protein C (SPC) an extremely hydrophobic surfactant protein essential for lung function and homeostasis after birth. Pulmonary surfactant is a surface-active lipoprotein complex composed of 90% lipids and 10% proteins which include plasma proteins and apolipoproteins SPA SPB SPC and SPD. The surfactant is secreted by the alveolar cells of the lung and maintains the stability of pulmonary tissue by reducing the surface tension of fluids that coat the lung. Multiple mutations in this gene have been identified which cause pulmonary surfactant metabolism dysfunction type 2 also called pulmonary alveolar proteinosis due to surfactant protein C deficiency and are associated with interstitial lung disease in older infants children and adults. Alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding different protein isoforms have been identified.[provided by RefSeq Feb 2010]
Products used to generate validation data:
Amplification of cDNA generated from universal RNA.
Melt curve analysis of above amplification.
Standard curve generated using 20 million copies of template diluted 10 fold to 20 copies.