|Calculated MW||44888 Da|
|Other Names||ETS domain-containing protein Elk-1, ELK1|
|Target/Specificity||A synthetic peptide corresponding to residues in C-terminus of human ELK-1 was used as immunogen. The antibody does not cross-react with other ETS family members.|
|Format||50 mM Tris-Glycine (pH 7.4), 0.15 M NaCl, 40% Glycerol, 0.01% sodium azide and 0.05% BSA.|
|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||Elk-1 Antibody (C-term) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Stimulates transcription. Binds to purine-rich DNA sequences. Can form a ternary complex with the serum response factor and the ETS and SRF motifs of the fos serum response element.|
|Tissue Location||Lung and testis.|
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Elk-1 is a transcription factor that is part of the ets oncogene superfamily (1). Elk-1 forms a ternary complex with the serum response factors, SRE and SRF, mediating gene activity in response to serum and growth factors (2). Activation by several mitogen-activated protein kinases (Erk1 and Erk2) mediates the immediate early responses of the c-fos promoter to growth factors and other stimuli (3,4). Serines 383 and 389 in the C-terminal region are the preferred sites for phosphorylation-induced activation.
1. Rao, V.N., et al. elk, tissue-specific ets-related genes on chromosomes X and 14 near translocation breakpoints. Science 244: 66
2. Marais, R., et al. The SRF accessory protein Elk-1 contains a growth factor-regulated transcriptional activation domain. Cell 73: 381
3. Harindranath, N., et al. The human elk-1 gene family: the functional gene and two processed pseudogenes embedded in the IgH locus. Gene 221: 215
4. Gille, H., et al. ERK phosphorylation potentiates Elk-1-mediated ternary complex formation and transactivation. EMBO J. 14: 951
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