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Can CMV promoter be used as transgene vector - (Mar/22/2007 )

Dear all:

Recently, I am constructing a transgene vector for mice microinjection.

I don't know whether CMV promoter can be used?

Thanks a lot



it depends if CMV promoter works in the specific cell type or not.


CMV promoter gets methylated and expression shuts down. I advise staying away from this promoter unless you want short-term expression.