Intact IgG appears on a non-reducing gel as ~150 kDa band and upon reduction generating a ~25 kDa light chain band and a ~50 kDa heavy chain.
Recombinant rabbit polyclonal antibodies are unique offerings from Thermo Fisher Scientific. They are comprised of a selection of multiple different recombinant monoclonal antibodies, providing the best of both worlds – the sensitivity of polyclonal antibodies with the specificity of monoclonal antibodies - all delivered with the consistency only found in a recombinant antibody. While functionally the same as a polyclonal antibody – recognizing multiple epitope sites on the target and producing higher detection sensitivity for low abundance targets – a recombinant rabbit polyclonal antibody has a known mixture of light and heavy chains. The exact population can be produced in every lot, circumventing the biological variability typically associated with polyclonal antibody production.
Proline Rich Akt Substrate of 40 kDa (PRAS40) is a signaling target known to play a regulatory role in growth, development, and apoptosis through the phosphoinositol kinase 3 pathway. PRAS40 also acts by binding to mTOR complex 1 and inhibiting mTOR function by altering nutrient balance, and growth maintenance. Phosphorylation of PRAS40 by mTORC1 at Serine 183, 212 and 221 residues disrupts this binding thus removing the inhibitory effect. Activated Akt phosphorylates PRAS40 on threonine 246. Mutation of PRAS40 threonine 246 has been shown to be apoptotic, and plays a role in abrogating neuronal protection.
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Protein Aliases: 40 kDa; 40 kDa proline-rich AKT substrate; AKT1 substrate 1 (proline rich); AKT1 substrate 1 (proline-rich); AKT1S1; OTTHUMP00000196756; OTTHUMP00000196760; proline-rich Akt substrate; Proline-rich AKT1 substrate 1
Gene Aliases: AKT1S1; Lobe; PRAS40
UniProt ID: (Human) Q96B36
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 84335