This Antibody was verified by Knockdown to ensure that the antibody binds to the antigen stated. View Details
MA5-17016 reacts with karyopherin 2 in human samples.
MA5-17016 has been successfully used in Western blot applications.
The MA5-17016 immunogen is amino acids 116-515 produced in P3-x63Ag.8.653 cells.
The import of proteins into the nucleus is a process that involves at least 2 steps. The first is an energy-independent docking of the protein to the nuclear envelope and the second is an energy-dependent translocation through the nuclear pore complex. Imported proteins require a nuclear localization sequence which generally consists of a short region of basic amino acids or 2 such regions spaced about 10 amino acids apart. Proteins involved in the first step of nuclear import have been identified in different systems. These include the Xenopus protein importin and its yeast homolog, SRP1, which bind to the NLS. KPNA2 protein interacts with the NLSs of DNA helicase Q1 and SV40 T antigen and may be involved in the nuclear transport of proteins. KPNA2 also may play a role in VJ recombination.
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Protein Aliases: IMA2; Importin alpha 2; Importin alpha P1; Importin subunit alpha-1; importin subunit alpha-2; importin-alpha-P1; IPOA 1; IPOA1; Karyopherin A2; karyopherin alpha 2 (RAG cohort 1, importin alpha 1); Karyopherin alpha 2 subunit; Karyopherin subunit alpha-2; KPNA2; m-importin-alpha-P1; Pendulin; Pore targeting complex 58 kDa subunit; PTAC58; RAG cohort 1; RAG cohort protein 1; RCH 1; RCH1; SRP 1; SRP1; SRP1 alpha; SRP1-alpha
Gene Aliases: 2410044B12Rik; IPOA1; KPNA2; PTAC58; QIP2; RCH1; SRP1; SRP1-alpha; SRP1alpha
Molecular Function: transfer/carrier protein