|Application ||WB, IHC|
|Calculated MW||49967 Da|
|Other Names||Tyrosine-protein phosphatase non-receptor type 1, Protein-tyrosine phosphatase 1B, PTP-1B, PTPN1, PTP1B|
|Target/Specificity||A synthetic peptide corresponding to residues surrounding serine 386 of human PTP1B was used as an immunogen. This antibody detects both phosphorylated and nonphosphorylated PTP1B.|
|Format||50 mM Tris-Glycine (pH 7.4), 0.15 M NaCl, 40% Glycerol, 0.01% sodium azide and 0.05% BSA.|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles.|
|Precautions||PTP1B Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Tyrosine-protein phosphatase which acts as a regulator of endoplasmic reticulum unfolded protein response. Mediates dephosphorylation of EIF2AK3/PERK; inactivating the protein kinase activity of EIF2AK3/PERK. May play an important role in CKII- and p60c-src-induced signal transduction cascades. May regulate the EFNA5-EPHA3 signaling pathway which modulates cell reorganization and cell-cell repulsion. May also regulate the hepatocyte growth factor receptor signaling pathway through dephosphorylation of MET.|
|Cellular Location||Endoplasmic reticulum membrane; Peripheral membrane protein; Cytoplasmic side Note=Interacts with EPHA3 at the cell membrane|
Thousands of laboratories across the world have published research that depended on the performance of antibodies from Abgent to advance their research. Check out links to articles that cite our products in major peer-reviewed journals, organized by research category.
firstname.lastname@example.org, and receive a free "I Love Antibodies" mug.
Provided below are standard protocols that you may find useful for product applications.
The non-transmembrane protein tyrosine phosphatase, PTP1B, comprises 435 amino acids, of which the C-terminal 114 residues have been implicated in controlling both localization and function of this enzyme. Increased phosphorylation of PTP1B is seen to accompany the transition from G2 to M phase of the cell cycle. Immunofluorescence experiments indicate that PTP-1B is localized predominantly in the endoplasmic reticulum (ER). Subcellular fractionation is consistent with this localization and establishes that PTP-1B is tightly associated with microsomal membranes, with its phosphatase domain oriented towards the cytoplasm. The finding of a tyrosine phosphatase on the ER suggests new possibilities for cellular events controlled by tyrosine phosphorylation (2). It has also been shown that PTP1B is a novel substrate for Akt and that phosphorylation of PTP1B by Akt at Ser(50) may negatively modulate its phosphatase activity creating a positive feedback mechanism for insulin signaling (3).
1. Flint AJ, et al. EMBO J 12(5):1937-46, 1993
2. Frangioni JV, et al. Cell 68(3):545-60, 1992
3. Ravichandran LV, et al Mol Endocrinol 5(10):1768-80, 2001.
If you have used an Abgent product and would like to share how it has performed, please click on the "Submit Review" button and provide the requested information. Our staff will examine and post your review and contact you if needed.
If you have any additional inquiries please email technical services at email@example.com.