siGLO Lamin A/C Control siRNA is a validated positive control, guaranteed to silence Lamin A/C in human cells. This control siRNA is chemically modified to significantly extend siRNA stability and fluorescence compared to conventional siRNAs similarly labeled with fluorophores.
Lamins are intermediate filament-type proteins, which form major components of the nuclear lamina. Lamins A and C have close sequence homology and are derived by differential splicing and alternative polyadenylation from one gene. This gene is abundantly expressed in most cells, and because it is non-essential, knockdown of the corresponding mRNA does not affect cell viability.
siGLO Cyclophilin B control transfected into HeLa cells (100 nM) with DharmaFECT 1. Images captured 48 hours post-transfection. Cytoplasmic fluorescence is evident in transfected cells.