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Anti-TAOK2 / TAO2 Antibody (clone 2E2)

Mouse Anti Human Monoclonal Antibody

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 Q9UL54
Predicted Human
Host Mouse
Clonality Monoclonal
Isotype IgG2a,k
Clone Names 2E2
Calculated MW 138251 Da
Dilution ELISA, IHC-P (5 µg/ml), WB
Additional Information
Gene ID 9344
Alias Symbol TAOK2
Other Names TAOK2, Kinase from chicken homolog C, HKFC-C, PSK, PSK-1, PSK1-BETA, TAO1, TAO kinase 2, TAO2, PSK1, KIAA0881, MAP3K17
Reconstitution & Storage Protein A purified
PrecautionsAnti-TAOK2 / TAO2 Antibody (clone 2E2) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Protein Information
Name TAOK2
Synonyms KIAA0881, MAP3K17, PSK, PSK1
Function Serine/threonine-protein kinase involved in different processes such as membrane blebbing and apoptotic bodies formation DNA damage response and MAPK14/p38 MAPK stress-activated MAPK cascade. Phosphorylates itself, MBP, activated MAPK8, MAP2K3, MAP2K6 and tubulins. Activates the MAPK14/p38 MAPK signaling pathway through the specific activation and phosphorylation of the upstream MAP2K3 and MAP2K6 kinases. In response to DNA damage, involved in the G2/M transition DNA damage checkpoint by activating the p38/MAPK14 stress-activated MAPK cascade, probably by mediating phosphorylation of upstream MAP2K3 and MAP2K6 kinases. Isoform 1, but not isoform 2, plays a role in apoptotic morphological changes, including cell contraction, membrane blebbing and apoptotic bodies formation. This function, which requires the activation of MAPK8/JNK and nuclear localization of C-terminally truncated isoform 1, may be linked to the mitochondrial CASP9-associated death pathway. Isoform 1 binds to microtubules and affects their organization and stability independently of its kinase activity. Prevents MAP3K7-mediated activation of CHUK, and thus NF-kappa-B activation, but not that of MAPK8/JNK. May play a role in the osmotic stress-MAPK8 pathway. Isoform 2, but not isoform 1, is required for PCDH8 endocytosis. Following homophilic interactions between PCDH8 extracellular domains, isoform 2 phosphorylates and activates MAPK14/p38 MAPK which in turn phosphorylates isoform 2. This process leads to PCDH8 endocytosis and CDH2 cointernalization. Both isoforms are involved in MAPK14 phosphorylation.
Cellular Location Cytoplasmic vesicle membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein. Cytoplasm, cytoskeleton. Nucleus. Note=Catalytically active full-length phosphorylated isoform 1 localizes to microtubules in the cytoplasm predominantly on microtubule cables positioned around the nucleus. A C-terminally truncated form of isoform 1 is present in the nucleus; isoform 2 and kinase-defective, as well as full- length isoform 1 are excluded from the nucleus
Tissue Location Ubiquitously expressed, with a higher level of expression in testis and brain.
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Cat# ALS17646
(40 western blots)
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