Keep as concentrated solution.
Positive Control: MCF-7(100uM CCCP treatment for 2 hr), HeLa(500 uM CoCl2 treatment for 22 hr and 10 uM MG132 treatment for 2 hr).
Store product as a concentrated solution. Centrifuge briefly prior to opening the vial. For short-term storage (1-2 weeks), product can be stored at 4°C. For long-term storage, aliquot and store product at -20° C or below, avioiding multiple freeze-thaw cycles.
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.
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Protein Aliases: 5'-AMP-activated protein kinase catalytic subunit alpha-1; 5'-AMP-activated protein kinase, catalytic alpha-1 chain; ACACA kinase; Acetyl-CoA carboxylase kinase; AMP -activate kinase alpha 1 subunit; AMP-activated protein kinase, catalytic, alpha-1; AMPK alpha 1; AMPK subunit alpha-1; HMGCR kinase; Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA reductase kinase; protein kinase, AMP-activated, alpha 1 catalytic subunit; Tau-protein kinase PRKAA1
Gene Aliases: AMPK; AMPK1; AMPKa1; PRKAA1
UniProt ID: (Human) Q13131
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 5562