|Application ||WB, IHC-P, E|
|Calculated MW||164470 Da|
|Antigen Region||1145-1176 aa|
|Other Names||Mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase kinase 1, MAPK/ERK kinase kinase 1, MEK kinase 1, MEKK 1, MAP3K1, MAPKKK1, MEKK, MEKK1|
|Target/Specificity||This MEKK1 antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 1145-1176 amino acids from the C-terminal region of human MEKK1.|
|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||MEKK1 Antibody (C-term) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Synonyms||MAPKKK1, MEKK, MEKK1|
|Function||Component of a protein kinase signal transduction cascade (PubMed:9808624). Activates the ERK and JNK kinase pathways by phosphorylation of MAP2K1 and MAP2K4 (PubMed:9808624). May phosphorylate the MAPK8/JNK1 kinase (PubMed:17761173). Activates CHUK and IKBKB, the central protein kinases of the NF- kappa-B pathway (PubMed:9808624).|
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Mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) signaling cascades include MAPK or extracellular signal-regulated kinase (ERK), MAPK kinase (MKK or MEK), and MAPK kinase kinase (MAPKKK or MEKK). MAPKK kinase/MEKK phosphorylates and activates its downstream protein kinase, MAPK kinase/MEK, which in turn activates MAPK. The kinases of these signaling cascades are highly conserved, and homologs exist in yeast, Drosophila, and mammalian cells. MEKK1 can phosphorylate and activate MAPKK 1 and MAPKK 2 (MEK1/MEK2) which leads to phosphorylation of MAP kinases. It is also a highly efficient activator of the JNK cascade. The protein contains a putative 1 RING-type zinc finger and 1 SWIM-type zinc finger.
Xia, Y., et al., Genes Dev. 12(21):3369-3381 (1998).
Vinik, B.S., et al., Mamm. Genome 6(11):782-783 (1995).
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