DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - CONGRESSIONALLY DIRECTED MEDICAL RESEARCH PROGRAMS

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Award Number PI Product or Resource References Contact Information or Link
Cell and Molecular Bio Tools

NF100160

Toshifumi Tomoda

Plasmids for the autophagy-related protein Unc51.Atg1-myc and the NF2 point mutation Merlin K79E-myc

 

ttomoda@coh.org

NF093079

Pamela Vanderzalm

Kinase domains of Hpo (aa. 1-367), MST1 (aa 1-320), and MST2(aa 1-316) in pGEX expression vector

Boggiano JC, et al. 2011. Tao-1 phosphorylates Hippo/MST kinases to regulate the Hippo-Salvador-Warts tumor suppressor pathway. Developmental Cell 21(5):888-895.

Dr. Richard Fehon
rfehon@uchicago.edu

NF093039

Jonathan Chernoff

NF1 gene repair vector designed to replace the disrupted Nf1 allele in a mouse model by restoring exon 31.

 

Jonathan.Chernoff@fccc.edu

NF080062

Lawrence Kirschner

pcDNA3.1 encoding wildtype Rac1, Rac1 Q61L, or Rac1 T17N

 

Lawrence.Kirschner@osumc.edu

NF073146

Susan Lindquist

pBabe vector encoding EGFP and pBabe vector encoding dominant-negative MEK1 mutant (Ser218Ala and Ser222Ala)

Dai C, et al. 2012. Loss of tumor suppressor NF1 activates HSF1 to promote carcinogenesis. J Clin Invest 122(10):3742-3754.

lindquist_admin@wi.mit.edu

NF030070

Long-Sheng Chang

pUASP myc-tagged merlin constructs:

  • Mer+ (wild type)
  • Mer3 mutant (Met177Ile)
  • MerΔBB mutant (Blue Box deletion)
  • Mer1-379 mutant
  • Mer345-635 mutant

Dorogova NV, et al. 2008. The role of Drosophila Merlin in spermatogenesis. BMC Cell Biology Jan 10;9:1.

Yudina OS, et al. 2010. The role of the functional sites of the merlin tumor suppressor in Drosophila spermatogenesis. Russian Journal of Genetics 46(10):1214-1216.

lchang@chi.osu.edu