|Application ||WB, IHC-P, E|
|Calculated MW||263915 Da|
|Antigen Region||23-56 aa|
|Other Names||Proto-oncogene tyrosine-protein kinase ROS, Proto-oncogene c-Ros, Proto-oncogene c-Ros-1, Receptor tyrosine kinase c-ros oncogene 1, c-Ros receptor tyrosine kinase, ROS1, MCF3, ROS|
|Target/Specificity||This ROS antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 23-56 amino acids from the N-terminal region of human ROS.|
|Format||Purified polyclonal antibody supplied in PBS with 0.09% (W/V) sodium azide. This antibody is prepared by Saturated Ammonium Sulfate (SAS) precipitation followed by dialysis against PBS.|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 2 weeks. For long term storage store at -20°C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles.|
|Precautions||ROS Antibody (N-term) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Orphan receptor tyrosine kinase (RTK) that plays a role in epithelial cell differentiation and regionalization of the proximal epididymal epithelium. May activate several downstream signaling pathways related to cell differentiation, proliferation, growth and survival including the PI3 kinase-mTOR signaling pathway. Mediates the phosphorylation of PTPN11, an activator of this pathway. May also phosphorylate and activate the transcription factor STAT3 to control anchorage-independent cell growth. Mediates the phosphorylation and the activation of VAV3, a guanine nucleotide exchange factor regulating cell morphology. May activate other downstream signaling proteins including AKT1, MAPK1, MAPK3, IRS1 and PLCG2.|
|Cellular Location||Cell membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein|
|Tissue Location||Expressed in brain. Expression is increased in primary gliomas.|
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Protein kinases are enzymes that transfer a phosphate group from a phosphate donor, generally the g phosphate of ATP, onto an acceptor amino acid in a substrate protein. By this basic mechanism, protein kinases mediate most of the signal transduction in eukaryotic cells, regulating cellular metabolism, transcription, cell cycle progression, cytoskeletal rearrangement and cell movement, apoptosis, and differentiation. With more than 500 gene products, the protein kinase family is one of the largest families of proteins in eukaryotes. The family has been classified in 8 major groups based on sequence comparison of their tyrosine (PTK) or serine/threonine (STK) kinase catalytic domains. The tyrosine kinase (TK) group is mainly involved in the regulation of cell-cell interactions such as differentiation, adhesion, motility and death. There are currently about 90 TK genes sequenced, 58 are of receptor protein TK (e.g. EGFR, EPH, FGFR, PDGFR, TRK, and VEGFR families), and 32 of cytosolic TK (e.g. ABL, FAK, JAK, and SRC families).
Birchmeier, C., et al., Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 87(12):4799-4803 (1990).
Matsushime, H., et al., Mol. Cell. Biol. 6(8):3000-3004 (1986).
Birchmeier, C., et al., Mol. Cell. Biol. 6(9):3109-3116 (1986).
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