CAMK2 alpha, Active(C11-10G)

CAMK2 alpha, Active(C11-10G)

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Description :Recombinant full-length human CAMK2alpha was expressed in Sf9 cells using an N-terminal GST tag.

Species :Human

Tag :GST tag

Expression System:Sf9 insect cells using baculovirus

Sequence :Full Length

Genbank Number :NM_171825

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 :~74 kDa

Gene Aliases :CAMKA; KIAA0968

Scientific Background :CAMK2α is a ser/thr protein kinase that is a member of the Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase family. CAMK2α is abundant in the brain as a major constituent of the postsynaptic density and is required for hippocampal long-term potentiation (LTP) and spatial learning. In addition to its Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent activity, CAMK2α can undergo autophosphorylation, resulting in Ca2+/calmodulin-independent activity. The protein level of CAMK2α fluctuates during neuronal activity in cultured rat pup hippocampal neurons. The levels of CAMK2α increased with heightened neuronal activity (2).

References :
1. Silva, A J. et al: Impaired spatial learning in alpha-calcium calmodulin kinase II mutant mice. Science 257: 206-211, 1992.

2. Thiagarajan, T C. et al: Alpha- and beta-CaMKII: inverse regulation by neuronal activity and opposing effects on synaptic strength. Neuron 36: 1103-1114, 2002.

Product Sheets (By Lot #) :

V287-3.pdf

I243-2.pdf

I339-1.pdf

Research Areas :Neurobiology, Cardiovascular Disease, ERK/MAPK Pathway, PKA/PKC Pathway, Ser/Thr Kinases, Neurobiology, Cardiovascular Disease, ERK/MAPK Pathway, PKA/PKC Pathway, Ser/Thr Kinases