EIF2AK3 (PERK) is one of 4 kinases that specifically phosphorylate Ser51 of translation initiation factor eIF2-alpha in response to various environmental stresses, leading to a decrease in protein sythesis. In the case of EIF2AK3, signaling is initiated by misfolded proteins in the ER.
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PEK Kinase Family
Ser⁄Thr Kinases: Other
Kinases & Inhibitors
Contents & Storage
Storage Buffer: 50 mM Tris, pH 7.5, 150 mM NaCl, 0.5 mM EDTA, 0.02% Triton X-100, 2 mM DTT, 50% glycerol Store at -80°C. At first use, aliquot and store at -80°C to avoid multiple freeze-thaws.