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STK11 Antibody

Purified Mouse Monoclonal Antibody

  • WB - STK11 Antibody AO1491a
    Figure 1: Western blot analysis using STK11 mouse mAb against NIH/3T3 (1),Raw246.7 (2), COS7 (3), Jurkat (4), HEK293 (5) and A431 (6) cell lysate.
  • FC - STK11 Antibody AO1491a
    Figure 2: Flow cytometric analysis of K562 cells using STK11 mouse mAb (green) and negative control (purple).
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 Q15831
Reactivity Human, Mouse, Monkey
Host Mouse
Clonality Monoclonal
Clone Names 4H12
Isotype IgG1
Calculated MW 54kDa
Description Essential role in G1 cell cycle arrest. Phosphorylates and activates members of the AMPK-related subfamily of protein kinases. Tumor suppressor.serine/threonine kinase 11,with two alternatively spliced isoforms,expressed in all tissues,strongly homolog of Xenopus early embryonic kinase 1 (XEEK1),tumor suppressor gene in hamartomas syndrome and in left sided colon carcinogenesis,mutated in sporadic testicular cancer,malignant melanomas and laryngeal tumors,playing a minor role in the development of ovarian carcinoma.LKB1 is a potential target for atherosclerosis and cancer and is shown to be mutated in patients with Peutz-Jeghers cancer syndrome. Tissue specificity: Ubiquitously expressed. Strongest expression in testis and fetal liver.
Immunogen Purified recombinant fragment of human STK11 expressed in E. Coli.

Formulation Ascitic fluid containing 0.03% sodium azide.

Additional Information
Gene ID 6794
Other Names Serine/threonine-protein kinase STK11,, Liver kinase B1, LKB1, hLKB1, Renal carcinoma antigen NY-REN-19, STK11, LKB1, PJS
Dilution WB~~1/500 - 1/2000
FC~~1/200 - 1/400
StorageMaintain 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.
PrecautionsSTK11 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Protein Information
Name STK11
Synonyms LKB1, PJS
Function Tumor suppressor serine/threonine-protein kinase that controls the activity of AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) family members, thereby playing a role in various processes such as cell metabolism, cell polarity, apoptosis and DNA damage response. Acts by phosphorylating the T-loop of AMPK family proteins, thus promoting their activity: phosphorylates PRKAA1, PRKAA2, BRSK1, BRSK2, MARK1, MARK2, MARK3, MARK4, NUAK1, NUAK2, SIK1, SIK2, SIK3 and SNRK but not MELK. Also phosphorylates non- AMPK family proteins such as STRADA, PTEN and possibly p53/TP53. Acts as a key upstream regulator of AMPK by mediating phosphorylation and activation of AMPK catalytic subunits PRKAA1 and PRKAA2 and thereby regulates processes including: inhibition of signaling pathways that promote cell growth and proliferation when energy levels are low, glucose homeostasis in liver, activation of autophagy when cells undergo nutrient deprivation, and B-cell differentiation in the germinal center in response to DNA damage. Also acts as a regulator of cellular polarity by remodeling the actin cytoskeleton. Required for cortical neuron polarization by mediating phosphorylation and activation of BRSK1 and BRSK2, leading to axon initiation and specification. Involved in DNA damage response: interacts with p53/TP53 and recruited to the CDKN1A/WAF1 promoter to participate in transcription activation. Able to phosphorylate p53/TP53; the relevance of such result in vivo is however unclear and phosphorylation may be indirect and mediated by downstream STK11/LKB1 kinase NUAK1. Also acts as a mediator of p53/TP53-dependent apoptosis via interaction with p53/TP53: translocates to the mitochondrion during apoptosis and regulates p53/TP53-dependent apoptosis pathways. In vein endothelial cells, inhibits PI3K/Akt signaling activity and thus induces apoptosis in response to the oxidant peroxynitrite (in vitro). Regulates UV radiation-induced DNA damage response mediated by CDKN1A. In association with NUAK1, phosphorylates CDKN1A in response to UV radiation and contributes to its degradation which is necessary for optimal DNA repair (PubMed:25329316).
Cellular Location Nucleus. Cytoplasm. Membrane. Mitochondrion. Note=A small fraction localizes at membranes (By similarity). Relocates to the cytoplasm when bound to STRAD (STRADA or STRADB) and CAB39/MO25 (CAB39/MO25alpha or CAB39L/MO25beta). Translocates to the mitochondrion during apoptosis. Translocates to the cytoplasm in response to metformin or peroxynitrite treatment. PTEN promotes cytoplasmic localization.
Tissue Location Ubiquitously expressed. Strongest expression in testis and fetal liver
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1. Sci Signal. 2009 Jul 21;2(80):ra35. 2. Sci Signal. 2009 Sep 1;2(86):pe55.

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Cat# AO1491a
(40 western blots)
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