BindingDB logo
myBDB logout

Assay Method Information

Assay Name:  mmTV-luciferase reporter assay
Description:  An AR-response element is contained within the mmTV sequence and drives the expression of luciferase. The effect of antiandrogens (competitive antagonists) on this process is measured by quantifying the amount of luciferase activity after 24 hours in the presence of varying concentrations of antiandrogens. From these values, an IC50 for each antagonist is calculated. Experimentally, HeLa cells were maintained in Dulbecco's modified Eagle's medium H-21 4.5 g/L glucose, containing 10% steroid depleted fetal bovine serum, 50 units/mL penicillin. For transfection, (1105) cells per well were plated and incubated overnight. A mixture of typically 200 ng of mmTV responsive luciferase reporter plasmid, 10 ng of β-actin-β-galactosidase internal control, 10 ng of AR full length CMV expression vector or empty vector control, and 10-100 ng of β-catenin or empty vector control were mixed with 0.5 μL of transfection reagent from BioRad and incubated for 20 min and then plated in 24 well plate triplicates. Cells were induced with 1 nM DHT and 0.1 nM-30 uM compounds after 3 hrs and then incubated overnight. Cells were collected, and pellets were lysed in 100 μL of 100 mM Tris-HCl (pH 7.5) containing 0.1% Triton X-100. Luciferase and β-galactosidase activities were measured using the Luciferase Assay System (Promega) and Galacto-Light Plus-galactosidase reporter gene assay system (Applied Biosystems), according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Affinity data for this assay
 

If you find an error in this entry please send us an E-mail
   
    

Home

|

Search

|

Deposit

|

SiteMap

|

About us

|

Email us

|

Info

 
Last update November 1, 2007
©2000 BindingDB. All rights reserved.