AMPK (A1/B2/G1), Active(P50-10H)
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Description :Recombinant full-length human AMPK (combination of A1/B2/G1 subunits) was expressed by baculovirus in Sf9 insect cells using a C-terminal His tags.
Tag :HIS tags
Expression System:Sf9 insect cells using baculovirus
Sequence :Full Length
Genbank Number :NM_006251
Genbank Number 2 :NM_005399
Genbank Number 3 :NM_002733
Specific Activity :Sample Kinase Activity Plot. For specific information on a given lot, see related technical data sheet.
Purity :Sample Purity Data. For specific information on a given lot, see related technical data sheet.
Storage, Stability and Shipping :Store product at –70oC. For optimal storage, aliquot target into smaller quantities after centrifugation and store at recommended temperature. For most favorable performance, avoid repeated handling and multiple freeze/thaw cycles.
Applications :Kinase Assay, Western Blot
Molecular Weight :~68kDa (A1), ~36kDa (B2), ~40kDa (G1)
Gene Aliases :Subunit A1: PRKAA1, MGC33776, MGC57364 Subunit B2: PRKAB2, MGC61468 Subunit G1: PRKAG1, AMPKG, MGC8666
Scientific Background :AMPK (A1/B2/G1) is a member of the AMPK family which are heterotrimeric proteins consisting of an alpha catalytic subunit, and non-catalytic beta and gamma subunits. AMPKs are an important energy-sensing enzyme group in the cells that monitor energy status particularly in response to stress (1). AMPKs regulate fatty acid and cholesterol synthesis by regulating the key rate-limiting enzymes acetyl-CoA carboxylase and hydroxy beta-methylglutaryl-CoA reductase. The β subunit may be a positive regulator of AMPK activity and is highly expressed in skeletal muscle (2).
1. Viollet, B. et al: Physiological role of AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK): insights from knockout mouse models. Biochem. Soc. Trans. 2003; 31; 216–219.
2. Thornton, C. et al: Identification of a novel AMP-activated protein kinase beta subunit isoform that is highly expressed in skeletal muscle. J. Biol. Chem. 273: 12443-12450, 1998.
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Research Areas :Cancer, Metabolic Disorder, Apoptosis/Autophagy, Cellular Stress, Ser/Thr Kinases, Cancer, Metabolic Disorder, Apoptosis/Autophagy, Cellular Stress, Ser/Thr Kinases