|Tested species reactivity||Human, Non-human primate|
|Host / Isotype||Rabbit / IgG|
|Immunogen||Synthetic peptide corresponding to residues surrounding Leu519 near the carboxy terminus of human AMPK-alpha-1.|
|Storage buffer||0.01M HEPES, pH 7.5, with 100µg/ml BSA, 50% glycerol, 0.15M NaCl|
|Tested Applications||Dilution *|
|Western Blot (WB)||1:1,000|
* Suggested working dilutions are given as a guide only. It is recommended that the user titrate the product for use in their own experiment using appropriate negative and positive controls.
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.
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