|Application ||WB, IHC, IF, E, IP|
|Calculated MW||26266 Da|
|Other Names||BCL2; Apoptosis regulator Bcl-2|
|Format||100 ug (1mg/ml) of antibody in PBS containing 50% glycerol, 0.5% BSA and 0.02% sodium azide|
|Handling||The antibody solution should be gently mixed before use|
|Precautions||Phospho-Bcl-2 (Thr56) antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Suppresses apoptosis in a variety of cell systems including factor-dependent lymphohematopoietic and neural cells. Regulates cell death by controlling the mitochondrial membrane permeability. Appears to function in a feedback loop system with caspases. Inhibits caspase activity either by preventing the release of cytochrome c from the mitochondria and/or by binding to the apoptosis-activating factor (APAF-1). May attenuate inflammation by impairing NLRP1-inflammasome activation, hence CASP1 activation and IL1B release (PubMed:17418785).|
|Cellular Location||Mitochondrion outer membrane; Single-pass membrane protein. Nucleus membrane; Single-pass membrane protein. Endoplasmic reticulum membrane; Single-pass membrane protein|
|Tissue Location||Expressed in a variety of tissues.|
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The Bcl-2 family of proteins is the best characterized protein family involved in the regulation of apoptotic cell death in variety of cells. Bcl2 is an integral outer mitochondrial membrane protein that regulates mitochondrial calcium homeostasis and proton flux. Several reports suggested that these phosphorylation sites may be targets of the ASK1/MKK7/JNK1 pathway and that phosphorylation of Bcl-2 may be a marker for mitotic events. Mutation of Bcl-2 at Thr56 or S87 inhibits its anti-apoptotic activity during glucocorticoid-induced apoptosis of T lymphocytes.
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