|Application ||WB, E|
|Other Accession||NP_001179, 578, 12018 (mouse), 116502 (rat)|
|Predicted||Mouse, Rat, Pig|
|Calculated MW||23409 Da|
|Other Names||Bcl-2 homologous antagonist/killer, Apoptosis regulator BAK, Bcl-2-like protein 7, Bcl2-L-7, BAK1, BAK, BCL2L7, CDN1|
|Format||0.5 mg IgG/ml in Tris saline (20mM Tris pH7.3, 150mM NaCl), 0.02% sodium azide, with 0.5% bovine serum albumin|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles.|
|Precautions||Goat Anti-BAK1 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Synonyms||BAK, BCL2L7, CDN1|
|Function||In the presence of an appropriate stimulus, accelerates programmed cell death by binding to, and antagonizing the anti- apoptotic action of BCL2 or its adenovirus homolog E1B 19k protein. Low micromolar levels of zinc ions inhibit the promotion of apoptosis.|
|Cellular Location||Mitochondrion membrane; Single-pass membrane protein|
|Tissue Location||Expressed in a wide variety of tissues, with highest levels in the heart and skeletal muscle|
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The protein encoded by this gene belongs to the BCL2 protein family. BCL2 family members form oligomers or heterodimers and act as anti- or pro-apoptotic regulators that are involved in a wide variety of cellular activities. This protein localizes to mitochondria, and functions to induce apoptosis. It interacts with and accelerates the opening of the mitochondrial voltage-dependent anion channel, which leads to a loss in membrane potential and the release of cytochrome c. This protein also interacts with the tumor suppressor P53 after exposure to cell stress.
Variation at the NFATC2 Locus Increases the Risk of Thiazolinedinedione-Induced Edema in the Diabetes REduction Assessment with ramipril and rosiglitazone Medication (DREAM) Study. Bailey SD, et al. Diabetes Care, 2010 Jul 13. PMID 20628086.
MicroRNA-125b confers the resistance of breast cancer cells to paclitaxel through suppression of pro-apoptotic Bcl-2 antagonist killer 1 (Bak1) expression. Zhou M, et al. J Biol Chem, 2010 Jul 9. PMID 20460378.
A Large-scale genetic association study of esophageal adenocarcinoma risk. Liu CY, et al. Carcinogenesis, 2010 Jul. PMID 20453000.
Specific mitochondrial calcium overload induces mitochondrial fission in prostate cancer cells. Kaddour-Djebbar I, et al. Int J Oncol, 2010 Jun. PMID 20428767.
Endogenous Bak inhibitors Mcl-1 and Bcl-xL: differential impact on TRAIL resistance in Bax-deficient carcinoma. Gillissen B, et al. J Cell Biol, 2010 Mar 22. PMID 20308427.
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