It is not recommended to aliquot this antibody.
This antibody is not cross-reactive with Erk1 or Erk2.
The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the MAP kinase family. MAP kinases act as an integration point for multiple biochemical signals, and are involved in a wide variety of cellular processes such as proliferation, differentiation, transcription regulation and development. This kinase is specifically activated by mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase 5 (MAP2K5/MEK5). It is involved in the downstream signaling processes of various receptor molecules including receptor type kinases, and G protein-coupled receptors. In response to extracelluar signals, this kinase translocates to cell nucleus, where it regulates gene expression by phosphorylating, and activating different transcription factors. Four alternatively spliced transcript variants of this gene encoding two distinct isoforms have been reported.
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Protein Aliases: Big MAP kinase 1; BMK-1; BMK1 kinase; BNhp-1; BNhp1 kinase; ERK-5; extracellular signal regulated kinase 5; Extracellular signal-regulated kinase 5; extracellular-signal-regulated kinase 5; MAP kinase 7; MAPK 7; mitogen activated protein kinase 7; Mitogen-activated protein kinase 7
Gene Aliases: BMK-1; BMK1; ERK-5; ERK4; ERK5; Erk5-T; MAPK7; PRKM7