AKT3 siRNA Set I(A18-911)
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Description :AKT3 is a pool of three individual synthetic siRNA duplexes designed to knock-down human AKT3 mRNA expression. Each siRNA is 19-25 bases in length.
Specificity :AKT3 siRNAs are designed to specifically knock-down human AKT3 expression.
Formulation :The siRNAs are supplied as a lyophilized powder and shipped at room temperature.
Reconstitution Protocol :Briefly centrifuge the tubes (maximum RCF 4,000g) to collect lyophilized siRNA at the bottom of the tube. Resuspend the siRNA in 50 ul of DEPC-treated water (supplied by researcher), which results in a 1x stock solution (10 uM). Gently pipet the solution 3-5 times to mix and avoid the introduction of bubbles. Optional: aliquot 1x stock solutions for storage.
Storage and Stability :The lyophilized powder is stable for at least 4 weeks at room temperature. It is recommended that the lyophilized and resuspended siRNAs are stored at or below -20oC. After resuspension, siRNA stock solutions ≥2 uM can undergo up to 50 freeze-thaw cycles without significant degradation. For long-term storage, it is recommended that the siRNA is stored at -70oC. For most favorable performance, avoid repeated Handling and multiple freeze/thaw cycles.
Format :Lyophilized powder
Gene Aliases :PKBG; PRKBG; STK-2; RAC-gamma; RAC-PK-gamma; DKFZP434N0250
Scientific Background :AKT 3 or Protein Kinase B beta (PKB beta) is a serine/threonine kinase that is a member of the AKT family. AKT 3 is activated in cells exposed to diverse stimuli such as hormones, growth factors, and extracellular matrix components (1). AKT 3 phosphorylates and regulates the function of many cellular proteins involved in processes that include cellular metabolism, survival/apoptosis, and proliferation. Recent evidence indicates that AKT 3 is frequently overexpressed in many types of human cancers including breast and prostate (2).
1. Coffer, PJ. et al: Protein kinase B (c-Akt): a multifunctional mediator of phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase activation. Biochem J. 1998 Oct 1; 335 (Pt 1): 1-13.
2. Anderson, KE. et al: Translocation of PDK-1 to the plasma membrane is important in allowing PDK-1 to activate protein kinase B. Curr Biol. 1998 Jun 4;8(12): 684-91.
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Research Areas :AKT/PKB Pathway, Angiogenesis, Apoptosis/Autophagy, Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease, Inflammation, Invasion/Metastasis, Metabolic Disorder, Neurobiology, NfkB Pathway, Ser/Thr Kinases, WNT Signaling, Cancer, Neurobiology, Inflammation, Metabolic Disorder, Cardiovascular Disease, AKT/PKB Pathway, NfkB Pathway, WNT Signaling, Apoptosis/Autophagy, Angiogenesis, Invasion/Metastasis