MA5-15591 targets AKT1 in WB applications and shows reactivity with Human, mouse, and Non-human primate samples.
The MA5-15591 immunogen is purified recombinant fragment of human AKT1 expressed in E. Coli.
MA5-15591 detects AKT1 which has a predicted molecular weight of approximately 56kDa.
The serine-threonine protein kinase encoded by the AKT1 gene is catalytically inactive in serum-starved primary and immortalized fibroblasts. AKT1 and the related AKT2 are activated by platelet-derived growth factor. The activation is rapid and specific, and it is abrogated by mutations in the pleckstrin homology domain of AKT1. It was shown that the activation occurs through phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase. In the developing nervous system AKT is a critical mediator of growth factor-induced neuronal survival. Survival factors can suppress apoptosis in a transcription-independent manner by activating the serine/threonine kinase AKT1, which then phosphorylates and inactivates components of the apoptotic machinery. Multiple alternatively spliced transcript variants have been found for this gene.
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Protein Aliases: AKT; AKT1; AKT1 kinase; AKT1m; Akt1m protein; MGC99656; PKB; PKB alpha; PKB-ALPHA; PRKBA; Protein kinase B; Protein kinase B alpha; protein kinase B-alpha; Proto-oncogene c-Akt; RAC; rac protein kinase alpha; RAC-ALPHA; RAC-alpha serine/threonine-protein kinase; RAC-PK-alpha; related to A and C kinases; serine-threonine protein kinase; Thymoma viral proto-oncogene; v-akt murine thymoma viral oncogene homolog 1; v-akt murine thymoma viral oncogene-like protein 1
Gene Aliases: AKT; AKT1; CWS6; PKB; PKB-ALPHA; PKB/Akt; PKBalpha; PRKBA; RAC; RAC-ALPHA
Molecular Function: annexin calcium-binding protein calmodulin intracellular calcium-sensing protein kinase non-receptor serine/threonine protein kinase protein kinase transfer/carrier protein transferase