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ANTI-PERK (C-TERMINAL)

Code: P0074-100UL D2-231

Application

Anti-PERK (C-terminal) antibody produced in rabbit has been used for western blotting and ERK (extracellular-signal-regulated kinase) phosphorylation assays.

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Application

Anti-PERK (C-terminal) antibody produced in rabbit has been used for western blotting and ERK (extracellular-signal-regulated kinase) phosphorylation assays.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Protein kinase RNA-like endoplasmic reticulum kinase (PERK)responds to distinct cellular stress signals.

Protein kinase RNA-like endoplasmic reticulum kinase (PERK) is an endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress sensor which phosphorylates eukaryotic initiation factor 2 α (eIF2α), thereby reducing the translation of most messenger RNAs (mRNAs). In mice models of frontotemporal dementia, the suppression of translation in a PERK-eIF2α-dependent manner plays a key role in neuronal loss. PERK confers protection to heart against pressure overload-induced congestive heart failure. Mutations in this gene are linked with Wolcott-Rallison syndrome (WRS) which is characterized by permanent neonatal diabetes, exocrine-deficient pancreas, growth retardation and osteopenia.

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General description

Protein kinase RNA-like endoplasmic reticulum kinase (PERK) is one of the three mammalian unfolded protein response (UPR) transducers. It is a highly conserved eukaryotic initiation factor 2 α (eIF2α) kinase. The gene encoding this protein is localized on human chromosome 2p11.2.

Protein kinase RNA-like endoplasmic reticulum kinase (PERK)belongs to a family of eukaryotic initiation factor 2 α (eIF2α)kinases. It is a transmembrane kinase that is highly expressed in the pancreas. PERK contains two main domains: a kinase domain and an N-terminal domain like inositol- requiring enzyme-1 (IRE1), a protein involved in the unfolded protein response (UPR).

Immunogen

synthetic peptide corresponding to amino acids 1078-1092 of mouse PERK, conjugated to KLH. This sequence is identical in rat and differs by one amino acid in human.

Physical form

Solution in 0.01 M phosphate buffered saline, pH 7.4, containing 15 mM sodium azide.

Specificity

Anti-PERK C-terminal specifically recognizes PERK.

antibody formIgG fraction of antiserum
antibody product typeprimary antibodies
biological sourcerabbit
clonepolyclonal
conjugateunconjugated
formbuffered aqueous solution
Gene Informationhuman ... EIF2AK3(9451), Eif2ak3(13666)mouse ... Eif2ak3(13666)rat ... Eif2ak3(29702)
mol wtantigen ~150 kDa
Quality Level200
shipped indry ice
species reactivityhuman (predicted), mouse, rat
storage temp.−20°C
technique(s)western blot: 1:500-1:1,000 using whole cell lysate of HEK-293T expressing PERK cells
UniProt accession no.Q9NZJ5
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