- CITATIONS: 4
|Application ||WB, IHC-P, E|
|Other Accession||O88506, Q9Z1W9|
|Calculated MW||59474 Da|
|Antigen Region||346-376 aa|
|Other Names||STE20/SPS1-related proline-alanine-rich protein kinase, Ste-20-related kinase, DCHT, Serine/threonine-protein kinase 39, STK39, SPAK|
|Target/Specificity||This SPAK antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 346-376 amino acids from the Central region of human SPAK.|
|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||SPAK Antibody (Center) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||May act as a mediator of stress-activated signals.|
|Cellular Location||Cytoplasm. Nucleus. Note=Nucleus when caspase-cleaved.|
|Tissue Location||Predominantly expressed in brain and pancreas followed by heart, lung, kidney, skeletal muscle, liver, placenta and testis|
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SPAK is a serine/threonine kinase containing an N-terminal series of proline and alanine repeats (PAPA box), followed by a serine/threonine kinase catalytic domain, a nuclear localization signal, a consensus caspase cleavage recognition motif, and a C-terminal region. Northern blot analysis detects ubiquitous expression, most abundantly in brain and pancreas. SPAK can phosphorylate itself and an exogenous substrate in vitro. SPAK immunoprecipitates from transfected mammalian cells in a complex with another serine/threonine kinase that phosphorylates catalytically inactive SPAK. SPAK activates the p38 MAP kinase pathway in cotransfection assays. Full-length SPAK is expressed in the cytoplasm in transfected cells, while a mutant corresponding to caspase-cleaved STK39 localizes predominantly in the nucleus.
Dowd, B.F., et al., J. Biol. Chem. 278(30):27347-27353 (2003).
Johnston, A.M., et al., Oncogene 19(37):4290-4297 (2000).
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