This antibody is predicted to react with Monkey, Mouse, Dog, Sheep and Bovine
Recombinant rabbit monoclonal antibodies are produced using in vitro expression systems. The expression systems are developed by cloning in the specific antibody DNA sequences from immunoreactive rabbits. Then, individual clones are screened to select the best candidates for production. The advantages of using recombinant rabbit monoclonal antibodies include: better specificity and sensitivity, lot-to-lot consistency, animal origin-free formulations, and broader immunoreactivity to diverse targets due to larger rabbit immune repertoire.
The Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent protein kinases (CaM kinases) comprise a structurally related subfamily of serine/threonine kinases which include CaMKI, CaMKII and CaMKIV. CaMKII is an ubiquitously expressed serine/threonine protein kinase that is activated by Ca2+/calmodulin (CaM) binding and autophosphorylation and has been implicated in regulation of the cell cycle and transcription. It is involved in dendritic spine and synapse formation, neuronal plasticity and regulation of sarcoplasmic reticulum Ca2+ transport in skeletal muscle. In neurons, plays an essential structural role in the reorganization of the actin cytoskeleton during plasticity by binding and bundling actin filaments in a kinase-independent manner.
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Protein Aliases: Calci; calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase (CaM kinase) II alpha; calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II alpha-B subunit; calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase type II alpha chain; Calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase type II subunit alpha; CaM kinase II alpha subunit; CaM kinase II subunit alpha; CaM-kinase II alpha chain; CaMK-II alpha subunit; caMK-II subunit alpha; CaMKIINalpha; EC 126.96.36.199; OTTHUMP00000165787; OTTHUMP00000165788; Phospho-CaMKI
Gene Aliases: CAMK2A; CAMKA; KIAA0968
UniProt ID: (Human) Q9UQM7
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 815
Molecular Function: non-receptor serine/threonine protein kinase