|Application ||WB, E|
|Other Accession||NP_004147, 5515, 5516, 19052 (mouse), 24672 (rat)|
|Predicted||Mouse, Rat, Rabbit, Pig, Dog, Cow|
|Calculated MW||35594 Da|
|Other Names||Serine/threonine-protein phosphatase 2A catalytic subunit alpha isoform, PP2A-alpha, 188.8.131.52, Replication protein C, RP-C, PPP2CA|
|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-PPP2CA / PPP2CB Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||PP2A is the major phosphatase for microtubule-associated proteins (MAPs). PP2A can modulate the activity of phosphorylase B kinase casein kinase 2, mitogen-stimulated S6 kinase, and MAP-2 kinase. Cooperates with SGO2 to protect centromeric cohesin from separase-mediated cleavage in oocytes specifically during meiosis I (By similarity). Can dephosphorylate SV40 large T antigen and p53/TP53. Activates RAF1 by dephosphorylating it at 'Ser-259'.|
|Cellular Location||Cytoplasm. Nucleus. Chromosome, centromere. Cytoplasm, cytoskeleton, spindle pole. Note=In prometaphase cells, but not in anaphase cells, localizes at centromeres. During mitosis, also found at spindle poles. Centromeric localization requires the presence of SGO2 (By similarity).|
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This gene encodes the phosphatase 2A catalytic subunit. Protein phosphatase 2A is one of the four major Ser/Thr phosphatases, and it is implicated in the negative control of cell growth and division. It consists of a common heteromeric core enzyme, which is composed of a catalytic subunit and a constant regulatory subunit, that associates with a variety of regulatory subunits. This gene encodes an alpha isoform of the catalytic subunit.
An approach based on a genome-wide association study reveals candidate loci for narcolepsy. Shimada M, et al. Hum Genet, 2010 Oct. PMID 20677014.
Neuroprotectin D1 induces dephosphorylation of Bcl-xL in a PP2A-dependent manner during oxidative stress and promotes retinal pigment epithelial cell survival. Antony R, et al. J Biol Chem, 2010 Jun 11. PMID 20363734.
HUNK suppresses metastasis of basal type breast cancers by disrupting the interaction between PP2A and cofilin-1. Quintela-Fandino M, et al. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 2010 Feb 9. PMID 20133759.
cAMP-stimulated protein phosphatase 2A activity associated with muscle A kinase-anchoring protein (mAKAP) signaling complexes inhibits the phosphorylation and activity of the cAMP-specific phosphodiesterase PDE4D3. Dodge-Kafka KL, et al. J Biol Chem, 2010 Apr 9. PMID 20106966.
Endotoxin conditioning induces VCP/p97-mediated and inducible nitric-oxide synthase-dependent Tyr284 nitration in protein phosphatase 2A. Ohama T, et al. J Biol Chem, 2010 Mar 19. PMID 20100830.
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