|Other Accession||NM_016694, NP_057903|
|Reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat, Pig, Bovine, Dog|
|Predicted||Human, Mouse, Rat, Pig, Bovine|
|Alias Symbol||MGC130518, PRKN|
|Other Names||E3 ubiquitin-protein ligase parkin, 6.3.2.-, Park2, Prkn|
|Format||Liquid. Purified antibody supplied in 1x PBS buffer with 0.09% (w/v) sodium azide and 2% sucrose.|
|Reconstitution & Storage||Add 50 ul of distilled water. Final anti-Park2 antibody concentration is 1 mg/ml in PBS buffer with 2% sucrose. For longer periods of storage, store at 20°C. Avoid repeat freeze-thaw cycles.|
|Precautions||Park2 antibody - C-terminal region is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Functions within a multiprotein E3 ubiquitin ligase complex, catalyzing the covalent attachment of ubiquitin moieties onto substrate proteins, such as BCL2, SYT11, CCNE1, GPR37, RHOT1/MIRO1, MFN1, MFN2, STUB1, SNCAIP, SEPT5, TOMM20, USP30, ZNF746 and AIMP2. Mediates monoubiquitination as well as 'Lys-6', 'Lys-11', 'Lys-48'-linked and 'Lys-63'-linked polyubiquitination of substrates depending on the context. Participates in the removal and/or detoxification of abnormally folded or damaged protein by mediating 'Lys-63'-linked polyubiquitination of misfolded proteins such as PARK7: 'Lys-63'-linked polyubiquitinated misfolded proteins are then recognized by HDAC6, leading to their recruitment to aggresomes, followed by degradation. Mediates 'Lys-63'-linked polyubiquitination of a 22 kDa O-linked glycosylated isoform of SNCAIP, possibly playing a role in Lewy-body formation. Mediates monoubiquitination of BCL2, thereby acting as a positive regulator of autophagy. Promotes the autophagic degradation of dysfunctional depolarized mitochondria (mitophagy) by promoting the ubiquitination of mitochondrial proteins such as TOMM20, RHOT1/MIRO1 and USP30. Preferentially assembles 'Lys-6'-, 'Lys-11'- and 'Lys-63'-linked polyubiquitin chains following mitochondrial damage, leading to mitophagy. Mediates 'Lys-48'-linked polyubiquitination of ZNF746, followed by degradation of ZNF746 by the proteasome; possibly playing a role in the regulation of neuron death. Limits the production of reactive oxygen species (ROS). Regulates cyclin-E during neuronal apoptosis. In collaboration with CHPF isoform 2, may enhance cell viability and protect cells from oxidative stress. Independently of its ubiquitin ligase activity, protects from apoptosis by the transcriptional repression of p53/TP53. May protect neurons against alpha synuclein toxicity, proteasomal dysfunction, GPR37 accumulation, and kainate-induced excitotoxicity. May play a role in controlling neurotransmitter trafficking at the presynaptic terminal and in calcium-dependent exocytosis. May represent a tumor suppressor gene.|
|Cellular Location||Nucleus. Endoplasmic reticulum. Cytoplasm, cytosol. Cell projection, dendrite. Cell junction, synapse, postsynaptic cell membrane, postsynaptic density. Mitochondrion Cell junction, synapse. Note=Mainly localizes in the cytosol. Expressed in the endoplasmic reticulum, dendrites, some presynaptic terminals and in postsynaptic densities. Relocates to dysfunctional mitochondria that have lost the mitochondrial membrane potential; recruitment to mitochondria is PINK1-dependent (By similarity).|
|Tissue Location||Expressed in all subdivisions of the brain. Highly expressed in brainstem, cranial nerve, pontine, cerebellar nuclei, indusium griseum, nuclei reticularis, strata oriens and laccunosum moleculare of the hippocampal CA2 region. Low levels were found in the telencephalon and diencephalon. Expressed in heart, liver, skeletal muscle, kidney and testis|
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