|Application ||IHC-P, WB, E|
|Other Accession||Q6DFJ6, Q9WUN2, NP_037386, Q1JPV3|
|Calculated MW||83642 Da|
|Antigen Region||150-181 aa|
|Other Names||Serine/threonine-protein kinase TBK1, NF-kappa-B-activating kinase, T2K, TANK-binding kinase 1, TBK1, NAK|
|Target/Specificity||This TBK antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 150-181 amino acids from human TBK.|
|Format||Purified polyclonal antibody supplied in PBS with 0.09% (W/V) sodium azide. This antibody is purified through a protein A column, followed by peptide affinity purification.|
|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||TBK1 Antibody (S172) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Serine/threonine kinase that plays an essential role in regulating inflammatory responses to foreign agents. Following activation of toll-like receptors by viral or bacterial components, associates with TRAF3 and TANK and phosphorylates interferon regulatory factors (IRFs) IRF3 and IRF7 as well as DDX3X. This activity allows subsequent homodimerization and nuclear translocation of the IRFs leading to transcriptional activation of pro-inflammatory and antiviral genes including IFNA and IFNB. In order to establish such an antiviral state, TBK1 form several different complexes whose composition depends on the type of cell and cellular stimuli. Thus, several scaffolding molecules including FADD, TRADD, MAVS, AZI2, TANK or TBKBP1/SINTBAD can be recruited to the TBK1-containing-complexes. Under particular conditions, functions as a NF-kappa-B effector by phosphorylating NF-kappa-B inhibitor alpha/NFKBIA, IKBKB or RELA to translocate NF-Kappa-B to the nucleus. Restricts bacterial proliferation by phosphorylating the autophagy receptor OPTN/Optineurin on 'Ser- 177', thus enhancing LC3 binding affinity and antibacterial autophagy. Phosphorylates and activates AKT1. Seems to play a role in energy balance regulation by sustaining a state of chronic, low-grade inflammation in obesity, wich leads to a negative impact on insulin sensitivity. Attenuates retroviral budding by phosphorylating the endosomal sorting complex required for transport-I (ESCRT-I) subunit VPS37C. Phosphorylates Borna disease virus (BDV) P protein.|
|Cellular Location||Cytoplasm. Note=Upon mitogen stimulation or triggering of the immune system, TBK1 is recruited to the exocyst by EXOC2|
|Tissue Location||Ubiquitous with higher expression in testis. Expressed in the ganglion cells, nerve fiber layer and microvasculature of the retina.|
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Provided below are standard protocols that you may find useful for product applications.
The NF-kappa-B (NFKB) complex of proteins is inhibited by I-kappa-B (IKB) proteins, which inactivate NFKB by trapping it in the cytoplasm. Phosphorylation of serine residues on the IKB proteins by IKB kinases marks them for destruction via the ubiquitination pathway, thereby allowing activation and nuclear translocation of the NFKB complex. TKB is similar to IKB kinases and can mediate NFKB activation in response to certain growth factors. The protein can form a complex with the IKB protein TANK and TRAF2 and release the NFKB inhibition caused by TANK.
Deng,W., J. Biol. Chem. 283 (51), 35590-35597 (2008)
Chessler,A.D., J. Immunol. 181 (11), 7917-7924 (2008)
Soulat,D., EMBO J. 27 (15), 2135-2146 (2008)
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