LIMK2 Antibody (monoclonal) (M01)
Mouse monoclonal antibody raised against a full length recombinant LIMK2.
|Application ||WB, IF, E|
|Calculated MW||72232 Da|
|Other Names||LIM domain kinase 2, LIMK-2, LIMK2|
|Target/Specificity||LIMK2 (AAH13051.1, 1 a.a. ~ 686 a.a) full-length recombinant protein with GST tag. MW of the GST tag alone is 26 KDa.|
|Format||Clear, colorless solution in phosphate buffered saline, pH 7.2 .|
|Storage||Store at -20°C or lower. Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing.|
|Precautions||LIMK2 Antibody (monoclonal) (M01) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
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There are approximately 40 known eukaryotic LIM proteins, so named for the LIM domains they contain. LIM domains are highly conserved cysteine-rich structures containing 2 zinc fingers. Although zinc fingers usually function by binding to DNA or RNA, the LIM motif probably mediates protein-protein interactions. LIM kinase-1 and LIM kinase-2 belong to a small subfamily with a unique combination of 2 N-terminal LIM motifs and a C-terminal protein kinase domain. The protein encoded by this gene is phosphorylated and activated by ROCK, a downstream effector of Rho, and the encoded protein, in turn, phosphorylates cofilin, inhibiting its actin-depolymerizing activity. It is thought that this pathway contributes to Rho-induced reorganization of the actin cytoskeleton. At least three transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene.
Personalized smoking cessation: interactions between nicotine dose, dependence and quit-success genotype score. Rose JE, et al. Mol Med, 2010 Jul-Aug. PMID 20379614.LIMK1 and LIMK2 are important for metastatic behavior and tumor cell-induced angiogenesis of pancreatic cancer cells. Vlecken DH, et al. Zebrafish, 2009 Dec. PMID 20047470.Identification of potentially damaging amino acid substitutions leading to human male infertility. Kuzmin A, et al. Biol Reprod, 2009 Aug. PMID 19369647.ROCK1 and LIMK2 interact in spread but not blebbing cancer cells. Shea KF, et al. PLoS One, 2008. PMID 18852895.Toward a confocal subcellular atlas of the human proteome. Barbe L, et al. Mol Cell Proteomics, 2008 Mar. PMID 18029348.
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