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|Tested species reactivity||Human|
|Host / Isotype||Rabbit / IgG|
|Immunogen||KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 453-483 amino acids from the C-terminal region of human AMPK alpha2 (PRKAA2)|
|Purification||Size-exclusion - Dialysis, Ammonium sulfate precipitation|
|Contains||0.09% sodium azide|
|Storage Conditions||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C|
|Tested Applications||Dilution *|
|Western Blot (WB)||1:1000|
* 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.
This antibody is predicted to react with mouse 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.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures. Not for resale without express authorization.
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 alpha 2; AMPK alpha-2 chain; AMPK subunit alpha-2; AMPK-alpha-2 chain; EC 188.8.131.52; HMGCR kinase; hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA reductase kinase; protein kinase, AMP-activated, alpha 2 catalytic subunit
AMPK; AMPK2; AMPKa2; PRKAA; PRKAA2