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Promoter-Binding Profiling Plate Arrays

Profile the activation for up to 192 TFs at one time


Promoter-binding TF profiling plate arrays are a competition assay of Signosis’ TF activation plate arrays. In the TF activation plate arrays, if all of 48 or 96 targeted transcription factors exist in the assayed samples, they will form 48 or 96 types of complexes, each TF with its corresponding biotin-labeled oligo (just like the complex in the gel shift assay). After a simple spin separation of the complexes from unbound free biotin-labeled oligos with a membrane-based column, TF-bound oligos eluted from the column and used for plate hybridization in which a complementary DNA of biotin-labeled oligo. The captured oligo is then detected with streptavidin-HRP and a chemiluminescent substrate. If any TF is not present, it will not form a complex, leading to no detection of TF in the following plate assay of biotin-labeled oligo. In promoter-binding TF profiling arrays, PCR fragment containing the promoter of your interest is mixed with a set of 48 or 96 biotin-labeled oligos corresponding to 48 or 96 TFs along with an assayed sample. If unlabeled promoter DNA fragment contains a TF binding sequence, it will compete with the biotin-labeled oligo to bind to the TF in the sample, leading to no or less biotin labeled TF/DNA complex formation and no or lower detection. Through comparison in the presence and absence of the competitor promoter DNA fragment, promoter-bound TFs can be identified.

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