|Other Names||Mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase kinase 2, MAPK/ERK kinase kinase 2, MEK kinase 2, MEKK 2, MAP3K2, MAPKKK2, MEKK2|
|Target/Specificity||The synthetic peptide sequence used to generate the antibody AP7908a was selected from the N-term region of human MEKK2 . A 10 to 100 fold molar excess to antibody is recommended. Precise conditions should be optimized for a particular assay.|
|Format||The synthetic peptide was lyophilized with 100% acetonitrile and is supplied as a powder. Reconstitute with 0.1 ml deionized water for a final concentration of 1 mg/ml.|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C.|
|Precautions||This product is for research use only. Not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Component of a protein kinase signal transduction cascade. Regulates the JNK and ERK5 pathways by phosphorylating and activating MAP2K5 and MAP2K7 (By similarity). Plays a role in caveolae kiss-and-run dynamics.|
|Cellular Location||Cytoplasm. Nucleus. Note=Upon EGF stimulation, translocates into the nucleus|
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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. MEKK2 preferentially activates the JNK/SAPK group of MAP kinases.
Cheng, J., et al., Mol. Cell. Biol. 20(7):2334-2342 (2000).
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