ATG13 Protein (A113-30G)
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Description : Recombinant full-length human ATG13 was expressed in E.coli cells using an N-terminal GST tag.
Species : Human
Tag : GST tag
Expression System : E.coli
Sequence : Full length
Genbank Number : NM_001142673
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 : Western Blot
Molecular Weight : ~96 kDa
Gene Aliases : KIAA0652
Scientific Background : ATG13 is a protein that is part of the autophagy complex which is the major route by which cytoplasmic contents are delivered to the lysosome for degradation. ATG13 localizes on the autophagic isolation membrane and is essential for autophagosome formation. In mammals, ATG13 interacts with ATG1 (ULK1/2) and FIP200 to form the autophagy. ATG101 can also bind to ATG13 protein and is important for the stability and basal phosphorylation of ATG13 and ULK1 (1). mTOR can suppress the autophagy process through direct regulation of the ULK1-Atg13-FIP200 complex where mTOR has been shown to phosphorylate ATG13 (2).
1. Hosokawa, N. et al: Atg101, a novel mammalian autophagy protein interacting with Atg13. Autophagy. 2009 Oct;5(7):973-9.
2. Hosokawa, N. et al: Nutrient-dependent mTORC1 association with the ULK1-Atg13-FIP200 complex required for autophagy. Mol Biol Cell. 2009 Apr;20(7):1981-91.
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Research Areas : Angiogenesis, Apoptosis/Autophagy, Cardiovascular Disease, Cellular Stress, Inflammation, Metabolic Disorder, Neurobiology, NfkB Pathway, p38 Pathway,