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PAK2 Antibody

Rabbit Polyclonal Antibody

  • WB - PAK2 Antibody ABV10322
    Western blot analysis of Pak-2 expression in Jurkat cell lysate.
Product Information
  • Applications Legend:
  • WB=Western Blot
  • IHC=Immunohistochemistry
  • IHC-P=Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin-embedded Sections)
  • IHC-F=Immunohistochemistry (Frozen Sections)
  • IF=Immunofluorescence
  • FC=Flow Cytopmetry
  • IC=Immunochemistry
  • ICC=Immunocytochemistry
  • IP=Immunoprecipitation
  • DB=Dot Blot
  • CHIP=Chromatin Immunoprecipitation
  • FA=Fluorescence Assay
  • IEM=Immunoelectronmicroscopy
  • EIA=Enzyme Immunoassay
Primary Accession Q13177
Other Accession AAD40374
Reactivity Human, Mouse, Rat, Rabbit
Host Rabbit
Clonality Polyclonal
Isotype Rabbit IgG
Calculated MW 58043 Da
Additional Information
Gene ID 5062
Application & Usage Western blotting (0.5-4 µg/ml). However, the optimal concentrations should be determined individually. Jurkat cell lysate can be used as a positive control. The antibody recognizes 60 kDa Pak2 of human, mouse, rat, and rabbit origins. The antibody does not cross-react with Pak1, Pak3, and Pak4-6. Reactivity to other species has not been tested.
Other Names PAK-2 , PAK65 , Gamma-PAK , hPAK65 , PAKgamma
Target/Specificity PAK2
Antibody Form Liquid
Appearance Colorless liquid
Formulation 100 µg (0.5 mg/ml) affinity purified rabbit polyclonal antibody in phosphate-buffered saline (PBS) containing 30% glycerol, 0.5% BSA, and 0.01% thimerosal.
Handling The antibody solution should be gently mixed before use.
Reconstitution & Storage -20 °C
Background Descriptions
PrecautionsPAK2 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Protein Information
Name PAK2
Function Serine/threonine protein kinase that plays a role in a variety of different signaling pathways including cytoskeleton regulation, cell motility, cell cycle progression, apoptosis or proliferation. Acts as downstream effector of the small GTPases CDC42 and RAC1. Activation by the binding of active CDC42 and RAC1 results in a conformational change and a subsequent autophosphorylation on several serine and/or threonine residues. Full-length PAK2 stimulates cell survival and cell growth. Phosphorylates MAPK4 and MAPK6 and activates the downstream target MAPKAPK5, a regulator of F-actin polymerization and cell migration. Phosphorylates JUN and plays an important role in EGF- induced cell proliferation. Phosphorylates many other substrates including histone H4 to promote assembly of H3.3 and H4 into nucleosomes, BAD, ribosomal protein S6, or MBP. Additionally, associates with ARHGEF7 and GIT1 to perform kinase-independent functions such as spindle orientation control during mitosis. On the other hand, apoptotic stimuli such as DNA damage lead to caspase-mediated cleavage of PAK2, generating PAK-2p34, an active p34 fragment that translocates to the nucleus and promotes cellular apoptosis involving the JNK signaling pathway. Caspase- activated PAK2 phosphorylates MKNK1 and reduces cellular translation.
Cellular Location Serine/threonine-protein kinase PAK 2: Cytoplasm. Note=MYO18A mediates the cellular distribution of the PAK2-ARHGEF7-GIT1 complex to the inner surface of the cell membrane
Tissue Location Ubiquitously expressed. Higher levels seen in skeletal muscle, ovary, thymus and spleen
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The PAK (p21-activated kinase) family of serine/threonine kinases plays an important role in multiple cellular processes, including cytoskeletal reorganization, MAPK signaling, apoptotic signaling, etc. Binding of Rac/cdc42 to the CRIB (or PBD) domain at the N-terminal region of PAK causes autophosphorylation and conformational change of PAK. Phosphorylation of Ser21 of PAK1 or Ser20 of PAK2 regulates its binding with the adaptor protein Nck.

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$ 245.00
Cat# ABV10322
(40 western blots)
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