This Antibody was verified by KnockDown to ensure that the antibody binds to the antigen stated. View Details
The protein encoded by this gene belongs to the ser/thr protein kinase family. It is the catalytic subunit of the 5'-prime-AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK). AMPK is a cellular energy sensor conserved in all eukaryotic cells. The kinase activity of AMPK is activated by the stimuli that increase the cellular AMP/ATP ratio. AMPK regulates the activities of a number of key metabolic enzymes through phosphorylation. It protects cells from stresses that cause ATP depletion by switching off ATP-consuming biosynthetic pathways. Alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding distinct isoforms have been observed.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures. Not for resale without express authorization.
Protein Aliases: 5'-AMP-activated protein kinase; 5'-AMP-activated protein kinase catalytic subunit alpha-1; 5'-AMP-activated protein kinase, catalytic alpha-1 chain; AAPK2; ACACA kinase; Acetyl-CoA carboxylase kinase; alpha 2 catalytic subunit; AMP -activate kinase alpha 1 subunit; AMP-activated; AMP-activated protein kinase, alpha 1 catalytic subunit; AMP-activated protein kinase, catalytic, alpha-1; AMPK; AMPK alpha 1; AMPK alpha-1 chain; AMPK subunit alpha-1; AMPK-alpha-2 chain; AMPK2; catalytic alpha-2 chain; HMGCR kinase; Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA reductase kinase; PRKAA; PRKAA2; protein kinase; protein kinase, AMP-activated, alpha 1 catalytic subunit; Tau-protein kinase PRKAA1
Gene Aliases: AI194361; AI450832; AL024255; AMPK; AMPK1; AMPKa1; AMPKalpha1; C130083N04Rik; PRKAA1