|Flow Cytometry (Flow)||1:10-1:50|
|Western Blot (WB)||1:1000|
|Tested Species reactivity||Human|
|Host / Isotype||Rabbit / IgG|
|Immunogen||KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 145-173 amino acids from the central region of human PRKAA2 (Thr172)|
|Purification||Antigen affinity chromatography|
|Contains||0.09% sodium azide|
|Storage conditions||-20° C, Avoid Freeze/Thaw Cycles|
This antibody is predicted to react with mouse, porcine and rat based on sequence homology.
The protein encoded by this gene is a catalytic subunit of the AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK). AMPK is a heterotrimer consisting of an alpha catalytic subunit, and non-catalytic beta and gamma subunits. AMPK is an important energy-sensing enzyme that monitors cellular energy status. In response to cellular metabolic stresses, AMPK is activated, and thus phosphorylates and inactivates acetyl-CoA carboxylase (ACC) and beta-hydroxy beta-methylglutaryl-CoA reductase (HMGCR), key enzymes involved in regulating de novo biosynthesis of fatty acid and cholesterol. Studies of the mouse counterpart suggest that this catalytic subunit may control whole-body insulin sensitivity and is necessary for maintaining myocardial energy homeostasis during ischemia.
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Protein Aliases: 5'-AMP-activated protein kinase; 5'-AMP-activated protein kinase catalytic subunit alpha-2; 5'-AMP-activated protein kinase, catalytic alpha-2 chain; ACACA kinase; Acetyl-CoA carboxylase kinase; AMP-activated protein kinase alpha-2 subunit variant 2; AMP-activated protein kinase alpha-2 subunit variant 3; AMPK; AMPK alpha 2; AMPK subunit alpha-2; AMPK-alpha-2 chain; AMPK2; AMPKa2; catalytic alpha-2 chain; HMGCR kinase; Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA reductase kinase; PRKAA; protein kinase, AMP-activated, alpha 2 catalytic subunit
Gene Aliases: AMPK; AMPK2; AMPKa2; PRKAA; PRKAA2
UniProt ID: (Human) P54646
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 5563
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