Store vial at -20° C prior to opening. Aliquot contents and freeze at -20° C or below for extended storage. Avoid cycles of freezing and thawing. Centrifuge product if not completely clear after standing at room temperature. This product is stable for several weeks at 4° C as an undiluted liquid. Dilute only prior to immediate use.
This affinity purified antibody is directed against human PINK1. Blast analysis of the sequence of the immunogen shows 100% identity with human and 93% identity to mouse.
PINK1 (PTEN-induced putative kinase 1) protects from mitochondrial dysfunction in cells by conferring different autophosphorylation activity to mitochondrial genes. The kinase domain of PINK1 appears to be critical in its protective effects. Mitochondrial proteins are critical for the regulation of cellular energy and adaptation to stress. Particularly in brain cells, mitochondrial demand is extraordinarily high, in order to accommodate aerobic and anaerobic support of high energy processes. When mitochondrial structure and/or function is disrupted in the brain, neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson's disease are triggered.
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Protein Aliases: BRPK; FLJ27236; PINK 1; PINK-1; protein kinase BRPK; PTEN-induced putative kinase protein 1; Serine/threonine-protein kinase PINK1, mitochondrial
Gene Aliases: 1190006F07Rik; AU042772; AW557854; BRPK; mFLJ00387; PARK6; PINK1